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The Tao of Microelectronics

Yumin Zhang


Microelectronics covers various circuits with different kinds of electronic devices, and hundreds of equations are involved for these circuits. It is often considered a "black art" instead of an engineering field. The author believes that in order to understand microelectronics, one needs to pay more attention to the ideas or Tao behind various intricate circuits. This book is not intended to replace those classic textbooks on microelectronics, but it can play a supplementary role by highlighting the key ideas and techniques.

About Editors

Yumin Zhang is an associate professor in the Department of Physics and Engineering Physics, Southeast Missouri State University. His academic career started in China; in 1989 he obtained a master's degree in physics from Zhejiang University and then was employed as technical staff in the Institute of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Sciences. After receiving his PhD degree on electrical engineering from the University of Minnesota in 2000, he started to work as a faculty member in the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and then in Oklahoma State University-Stillwater. His research fields include semiconductor devices and electronic circuits. Since joining Southeast Missouri State University in 2007, he also investigated the field of engineering education. In addition, he is very interested in teaching Chinese to non-native speakers and wrote a book on this topic: Roots and Branches: A Systematic Way of Learning Chinese Characters.

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Paperback ISBN: 9780750327725

Ebook ISBN: 9781627057240

DOI: 10.1088/978-1-6270-5453-9

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers


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