Academic Calendar - 2024

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2024
Western Main Campus

Physics 4810A/B


An introduction to the principles governing modern electronic devices. Topics include crystal structure (lattices, reciprocal lattices, X-ray diffraction), lattice vibrations (phonons, thermal properties), metals (free-electron model, energy bands), semiconductors (band gaps, mobility, doping), and semiconductor devices (diodes, transistors, device fabrication).

Prerequisite(s): 0.5 course from: Physics 2102A/B, Physics 2129A/B, Physics 2810A/B; Calculus 2302A/B or Calculus 2502A/B.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours. Typically offered in alternate years only.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY C i  
Subject Code: PHYSICS

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