Introduction to Semiconductors
P-n Junction diode characteristics, Diode
half and full wave rectifiers, Regulated power supply.
Bipolar Junction Transistor
Operation principles, Characteristics, Small-signal low frequency h-parameter model, Hybrid pie model, Amplifiers, Switches, Darlington pairs,
Field Effect Transistor (FET)
Introduction to different FETs such as JFET, MOSFET, NMOS, PMOS and CMOS, Biasing and applications.
Gain, Input and output impedances, Offset null adjustment, Frequency response and noise, Introduction to Oscillators, Rectifiers, Active filters, Regulated power supply, Stabilizer and UPS, Basic ideas about IC fabrication techniques, Linear and Nonlinear applications of Op-Amps.
Power Semiconductor Devices
SCR, TRIAC, DIAC, UJT and their applications.