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Nitride Semiconductor Devices: Fundamentals and Applications

Nitride Semiconductor Devices: Fundamentals and Applications

Hadis Morkoç

ISBN: 978-3-527-64902-0

Apr 2013

474 pages



This book gives a clear presentation of the necessary basics of semiconductor and device physics and engineering. It introduces readers to fundamental issues that will enable them to follow the latest technological research. It also covers important applications, including LED and lighting, semiconductor lasers, high power switching devices, and detectors. This balanced and up-to-date treatment makes the text an essential educational tool for both advanced students and professionals in the electronics industry.

1. General Properties of Nitrides
2. Doping: Determination of Impurity and Carrier Concentrations
3. Metal Contacts
4. Carrier Transport
5. The p- n Junction
6. Optical Processes
7. Light-Emitting Diodes and Lighting
8. Semiconductor Lasers: Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation
9. Field Effect Transistors