Mohan et al, Power Electronics: Converters, Applications, and Design, New York: Wiley (1st, 2nd or 3rd edition is fine. Turkish translation is also available in bookstores. Part six will be used).
Ghandhi, Semiconcutor Power Devices--Physics of Operation and Fabrication Technology, New York: Wiley 1977.
Week 1: Introduction to semiconductors
Definition of a semiconductor, Columns III-IV-V of Periodic Table, Formation of Energy Bands, Carriers in Semiconcutors, Electon and Hole densities, Mass-action Law, Intrinsic and Extrinsic Semiconcutors, Doping in Semiconcuctors.
Week 2. Transport in semiconcuctors
Currents in Semiconductors, Excess Carriers, Recombination of Excess Carriers, Continuity Equation
Formula sheet for semiconductor devices
Week 3. Diodes
Ideal PN junction, depletion regions, current-voltage characteristics.
Lecture notes: PN Junction, Ideal PN Junction Diode,
Summary of weeks 1-3
Week 4. Reverse Biased Diode
Breakdown Voltage, Power Diode Structure
Breakdown voltage estimate in silicon
Lecture Notes: Weeks 4-5
Week 5. Forward Biased Diode
Conductivity Modulation, Diode Switching, Reverse Recovery, Schotky Diodes
Week 6 Midterm I -- 23 Mart 2011 saat: 18:00 (sınav hakkında açıklama) Sınav çözümü
Week 7. Bipolar Junction Transistor
Basic operation of low power BJT, Ideal BJT, Deviations from the ideal device, Power BJT structure.
Lecture Notes: Week 7
Low-power power BJT base and emitter contacts (top view)
Week 8. Power BJT
Power BJT geometry, Monolithic Darlington connection, Quasi saturation, Turn-on waveforms, Turn-off waveforms, Darlington switching, Breakdown, On-state losses.
Lecture Notes: Week 8
Week 9. Metal Oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistor
Basic structure and operation of the low-power MOSFET, Additional concepts.
Lecture Notes: Week 9 Week 9 (in color)
Week 10. Power MOSFETs
Power MOSFET Structure, Breakdown voltage, Switching Characteristics, ON-State Losses, Parasitic BJT, Safe operating area
Lecture Notes: Week 10
A brief summary from Wikipedia (a local pdf copy of it).
Here is a dissertation by Jong Mun Park: "Novel Power Devices for smart Applications," Technischen Universität Wien, 2004
Problems from the MOSFET chapter, and other Chapters, too.
Week 11 Thyristors
PNPN Structure, Breakdown Voltage, Switching Characteristics, ON-State Losses
Lecture Notes: Week 11
Week 12 May 1, 2012 Labor Day--No classes
Week 13 Midterm II -- 8 Mayıs 2012 saat: 18:00 (sınav hakkında açıklama)
Week 14 IGBTs
IGBT Structure, Breakdown Voltage, Switching Characteristics, ON-State LossesWee 15 Emerging Devices
Lecture Notes: Week 13
Power JFETs, Field-Controlled Thyristor (FCT), MOS-Controlled Thyristors (MCT), Power ICs, New Semicondcutor Materials
Lecture Notes: Week 14
Week 15 Review
Final Exam: 1 Haziran 2011 saat: 18:00 (sınav hakkında açıklama)