Semiconductor Devices, Short Course | Part time online | Coursera | United States
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Master the Fundamentals of Semiconductors. Analyze the fundamentals of semiconductors and evaluate the performance of electronic devices with this Semiconductor Devices Specialization offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Colorado Boulder.

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This Semiconductor Devices  Specialization offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Colorado Boulder is designed to be a deep dive into the fundamentals of the electronic devices that form the backbone of our current integrated circuits technology. 

Take an online course from a full Master’s degree for less than $100

You will gain valuable experience in semiconductor physics, pn junctions, metal-semiconductor contacts, bipolar junction transistors, metal-oxide-semiconductor (MOS) devices, and MOS field effect transistors.

Specialization Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn fundamental mechanisms of electrical conduction in semiconductors
  • Understand operating principles of basic electronic devices including pn junction, metal-semiconductor contact, bipolar junction transistors and field effect transistors
  • Analyze and evaluate the performance of basic electronic devices
  • Prepare for further analysis of electronic and photonic devices based on semiconductors

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Semiconductor Physics
  • Diode - pn Junction and Metal Semiconductor Contact
  • Transistor - Field Effect Transistor and Bipolar Junction Transistor

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  • Part-time
    • 1 months
    • 10 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.





Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

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General requirements

Advanced Level

  • Some undergraduate-level math and physics, along with some basics of electrical engineering

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