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Semiconductor Technology and Production

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Semiconductor Technology and Production
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2022
Module code: KIB-HLTP
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
4V (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 6
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Written exam

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

KI608 (P222-0076) Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2014 , semester 6, optional course, technical
KIB-HLTP Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2021 , semester 6, optional course, technical
KIB-HLTP Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2022 , semester 6, optional course, technical
PIBWI32 Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011 , semester 6, optional course, informatics specific
PIB-HLTP Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017 , semester 4, optional course, informatics specific
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Albrecht Kunz
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Albrecht Kunz

[updated 01.10.2022]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will have comprehensive knowledge about current microelectronic production methods. This knowledge will enable them to classify and assess the limits and possibilities of integrated semiconductor devices and their circuit families.
Students will have detailed knowledge about common circuit families. They will understand the differences between the different circuit families and be able to analyze and evaluate them by using numerically generated simulation results with regard to possible applications.

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Module content:
1.Technological processes:
1.1.Trends in microelectronics,
1.3.Wafer fabrication,
1.4.Oxidation, lithography, etching and doping techniques,
1.5.Deposition methods,
1.6.MOS and bipolar technologies for circuit integration,
1.7.Integration examples
2.Semiconductor circuit families:
2.1.Diode transistor logic,
2.2.Transistor-transistor logic,
2.3.Emitter-coupled logic,
2.4.Integrated injection logic,
2.5.NMOS circuits

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Recommended or required reading:
Baker, R. Jacob: CMOS Circuit Design, Layout, and Simulation, IEEE Press Series on Microelectronic Systems,
Uyemura, John P.: CMOS Logic Circuit Design, Kluwer Academic Publishers,
DeMassa, Thomas A.: Digital Integrated Circuits, John Wiley & Sons,
Hilleringmann, U.: Silizium Halbleitertechnologie, Teubner-Verlag,
Wupper, H.: Elektronische Schaltungen, Band 1 und 2, Springer-Verlag,
Rein, H. _ M.: Integrierte Bipolarschaltungen, Springer-Verlag,
Post, H. _ U.: Entwurf und Technologie hochintegrierter Schaltungen, Teubner-Verlag,
Paul, Reinhold: Einführung in die Mikroelektronik, Hüthig-Verlag,
Hoppe, Bernhard: Mikroelektronik, Band 1 und 2, Vogel-Verlag.

[updated 26.02.2018]
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