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Description 
1 
General introduction for the course contents and the grading system.

2 
Atomic structure, Molecules and general bonding principles.

3 
Types of crystals models.

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Covalent Bond, Metallic Bond, Ionic Bond.

5 
Miller indices: crystal directions and planes

6 
The dispersion relationship of a mono atomic lattice vibrations, phase and group velocities.

7 
Particles and waves.

8 
De Broglie relationship, time independent Schordinger equation, Heisenberg?s uncertainty principle.

9 
Application on SchrÃ¶dinger equation (Infinite potential well: A confined rnelectron).

10 
Application on SchrÃ¶dinger equation (Tunneling phenomenon: Quantum leak).

11 
Energy Band theory of solids: (energy bands, effective mass, concept of a hole).

12 
(Semiconductors) Intrinsic semiconductors (Si crystal and energy band diagram, rnelectrons and holes, conduction in semiconductors, electrons and holes rnconcentrations).

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(Semiconductors ) Extrinsic semiconductor: (ntype doping, ptype doping, rncompensation doping) and carriers concentrations. Fermi energy level position.

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Semiconductor conductivity and resistivity.

15 
Semiconductors (Diffusion and conduction current equations). rn

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Final Examination
