Department of Electrical and
Computer Engineering

Bipolar Devices

Course Outcomes

After completion of this course you will be able to;
  1. Explain the operation of pn junction diodes, bipolar transistors, and metal-semiconductor junctions.
  2. Calculate diode and transistor model parameters based on physical properties.
  3. Design diodes and bipolar transistors to meet specifications.
  4. Derive basic device relationships based on physical principals.
  5. Design bipolar current sources, bandgap voltage references, differential amplifiers, and electrostatic protection circuits.