# Eee 533: Semiconductor Device and Process Simulation Prerequisites

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 EEE 533: Semiconductor Device and Process Simulation Prerequisites: Knowledge of semiconductor device theory. Basic knowledge of linear algebra. Basic knowledge of some programming language or MATLAB. Course Description: This course offers complete introduction to semiclassical modeling of semiconductor devices. This is very important to today’s student education in the solid-state area as nowadays computer-aided design has become an affordable and, in fact, necessary tool for designing contemporary semiconductor devices. With emphasis on a variety of semiclassical numerical methods, this course provides basic concepts and design tools for analyzing discrete one/two/three-dimensional devices such as Schottky diodes, MESFETs, MOSFETs, BJTs, and HBTs. Course Topics: Computational Electronics: Transistor era development. Why computational electronics? Semiconductor Fundamentals: Semiconductor bandstructure, Simplified bandstructure models, Carrier dynamics, Semiconductor effective mass, Introduction to EPM, Derivation of EPM, Implementation of EPM, Semiclassical transport theory, Boltzmann transport equation, Scattering processes, Relaxation time approximation. Numerical Analysis Review: Direct solution methods of partial differential equations, Iterative solution methods of partial differential equations. Drift-Diffusion Model: Physical limitations, Bipolar semiconductor equations, Normalization and scaling, Gummel’s iteration method, Newton’s method, GR processes, Time-dependent simulations, Scharfetter-Gummel discretization, Examples of Application of DD model. Mobility modeling: Mobility models used in commercial simulators. Hydrodynamic model: Extended DD Model, Straton’s approach, Balance equation model, Displaced Maxwellian approximation, Characteristic rates calculation, Simplification to DD. Commercial Simulators: Introduction to Silvaco ATLAS (device) and ATHENA (process) simulation framework. Simulator syntax, Numerical method choice, Types of solutions, Some language syntax. Modeling of MOSFET devices Modeling of BJT Transistors Modeling of SOI Devices Modeling of HEMTs with BLAZE Modeling of EEPROM Self-heating effects in SOI devices Quantum Effects: Gate Leakage and quantum-mechanical space quantization, SCHRED simulation software Process Simulation: Diffusion, ion implantation, etching, etc.

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