This exercise uses several nanoHUB tools associated with fundamental semiconductor device knowledge, such as the Effect of Doping on Semiconductors, Semiconductor Doping, and Carrier Concentration tools. Students are asked to compare bond models with energy band models, examine the effect of doping on the energy band diagram, and explore how both doping and temperature affect carrier concentrations.
Dr. Stella Quinones is an Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) where she has been a faculty member for the past 17 years. Her research areas include the effect of Zn doping on selective nanoscale CdTe deposition on CdTe(111), Si(100), Si(111) and Si(211) using a conventional close-spaced sublimation (CSS) technique for applications related to solar cells, x-ray imaging and infrared detectors, along with contributions to engineering education.
Umberto Ravaioli; Nahil Sobh; Mohamed Mohamed (2014), "Effect of Doping on Semiconductors," https://nanohub.org/resources/dopingsilicon. (DOI: 10.4231/D3VQ2SB59).
Ivan Santos; Stella Quinones (2014), "Semiconductor Doping," https://nanohub.org/resources/semidop. (DOI: 10.4231/D3NZ80Q42).
Stephanie Michelle Sanchez; Ivan Santos; Stella Quinones (2014), "Carrier Concentration," https://nanohub.org/resources/carrierconc. (DOI: 10.4231/D3CJ87M5G).
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