About the Author
MICHAEL S. SHUR received an MSEE (with honors) from St. Petersburg Electrotechnical Institute and a PhD in Physics and a doctor of science degree from A. F. Ioffe Institute. From 1989 to 1996, he was John Money Professor at the University of Virginia, where he served as director of the Applied ElectroPhysics Laboratory. He is currently Roberts Professor of Solid State Electronics, Professor of Physics, Professor of Information Technology, and Director of the Center for Broadband Data Transport Science and Technology at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. A Fellow of IEEE and Fellow of APS, he is the author of Introduction to Electronic Devices and coauthor, with Prof essor Fjeldly and Trund Ytterdal, of Introduction to Device Modeling and Circuit Simulation, both published by Wiley.