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Comparing the Operation of p-i-n vs. p-n Junction Diodes Using PN Junction Lab in ABACUS
23 Aug 2017 | | Contributor(s):: André Schleife, Materials Science and Engineering at Illinois
In this activity, students use the PN Junction Lab simulation tool in ABACUS on nanoHUB to simulate different p-i-n or p-n diode structures. Plots of hole concentration and electric field as a function of position, along with the gand structure with and without applied bias, will be...
Quantum Workshop IV: Modeling PN Junctions
16 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Stella Quinones
Students explore the PN Junction Simulation Tool in order to understand depletion, carrier modeling, and PN junction device physics. Analyze (i) carrier concentration and electric field as a function of doping, and (ii) energy barriers, depletion widths, and net charge density as a function of...
ABACUS—Introduction to Semiconductor Devices
When we hear the term semiconductor device, we may think first of the transistors in PCs or video game consoles, but transistors are the basic component in all of the electronic devices we use in...
PN Junction Lab Learning Materials
By completing the PN-Junction Lab in ABACUS - Assembly of Basic Applications for Coordinated Understanding of Semiconductors, users will be able to: a) conduct drift-diffusion modeling, b)...
PN Junctions: Simulation and Calculation of Electrostatic Variables
02 Jan 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Stella Quinones
Homework assignment that combines basic PN junction electrostatic variable calculations (Vbi, Xn, Xp and Emax) with the simulation of PN junctions for 2 sets of doping conditions. Both forward and reverse bias conditions are simulated. This homework assignment is designed for junior level...
PN Junctions: Simulations and Calculations of Electrostatic Variables (Instructor Copy)
ABACUS: Test for PN Junction Lab
09 Aug 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
The objective of this test is to give an idea to a self-learning students or to instructors in the case this test is used in a classroom the level of understanding of this topic when students have gone through the learning material, worked exercises and have completed the assignments and the...
Solve a Challenge for a PN Diode
08 Jun 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
This is SOLVE A CHALLENGE PROBLEM for pn-diodes.
Verification of the Validity of the PN Junction Tool
These simulations and comparisons with the depletion charge approximation prove the validity of the PN Junction tool.
PN Junction Lab Exercise: Non-Idealities in a PN Diode
24 Jun 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
This exercise explores the behavior of a non-ideal diode in which the generation-recombination mechanisms in the depletion region, high levels of injection, and series resistance effects can significantly affect the diode behavior.
PN Junction Lab Exercise: Short vs. Long Diode
This exercise examines the behavior of short vs. long diodes.
PN Junction Lab: First-Time User Guide
13 Jun 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Saumitra Raj Mehrotra, Benjamin P Haley
This first-time user guide provides introductory material to PN Junction Lab on nanoHUB. The introduction to PN junctions is followed by a tour of the Rappture interface, which notes key inputs and typical outputs. We discuss the default simulation (what happens if you don't change any inputs,...
PN Junction Lab Demonstration: Asymmetric PN Junctions
11 Jun 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck, Benjamin P Haley
This video shows the simulation and analysis of a several PN junctions using PN Junction Lab, which is powered by PADRE. Several powerful analytic features of this tool are demonstrated.
PN diode - Advanced theoretical exercises
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02 Aug 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
Semiconductor Device Education Material
28 Jan 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck
This page has moved to "a Wiki page format" When we hear the words, semiconductor device, we may think first of the transistors in PCs or video game consoles, but transistors are the basic component in all of the electronic devices we use in our daily lives. Electronic systems are...
PN Junction Lab
12 Sep 2005 | | Contributor(s):: Dragica Vasileska, Matteo Mannino, Michael McLennan, Xufeng Wang, Gerhard Klimeck, Saumitra Raj Mehrotra, Benjamin P Haley
This tool enables users to explore and teach the basic concepts of P-N junction devices.