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Semiconductors (Second Edition)

Bonds and bands
David K Ferry


This second edition discusses the importance of semiconductors along with their newest applications. The book introduces the field of semiconductors, before covering chapters on electronic structure, lattice dynamics, transport structures, optical properties and electron-electron interaction. The edition has been extensively updated with the addition of new chapters on statistics and optics, two expanded chapters on transport, and examples of the most recent applications of semiconductors. The book offers the deepest insight yet into the field of semiconductors, providing essential reading for graduate students and industry specialists.

About Editors

David K Ferry is a Regents Professor Emeritus in the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering at Arizona State University, AZ. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and the Institute of Physics (UK). Ferry researches nanostructure devices and quantum transport and has published more than 700 refereed journal articles. 

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Hardback ISBN: 9780750324786

Ebook ISBN: 9780750324809

DOI: 10.1088/978-0-7503-2480-9

Publisher: Institute of Physics Publishing


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