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Physical Electronics and Photonics

The physical electronics and photonics curriculum includes five upper-division undergraduate and 14 graduate courses in the areas of semiconductor devices and materials, characterization, photonic/photovoltaic devices, semiconductor processing/intelligent control, nanoelectronics, molecular electronics, transport, and computational electronics as well as occasional specialty courses.


Elective Courses

EEE 434 – Quantum Mechanics for Engineers

EEE 435 – Microelectronics

EEE 436 – Fundamentals of Solid-State Devices

EEE 437 – Optoelectronics

EEE 439 – Semiconductor Facilities and Cleanroom Practices

Graduate Courses

EEE 529 – Semiconductor Memory Technologies and Systems

EEE 530 – Advanced Silicon Processing

EEE 531 – Semiconductor Device Theory I

EEE 532 – Semiconductor Device Theory II

EEE 533 – Semiconductor Process/Device Simulation

EEE 534 – Semiconductor Transport

EEE 535 – Electron Transport i n Nanostructures

EEE 536 – Semiconductor Characterization

EEE 537 – Fundamentals of Optoelectronics

EEE 538 – Optoelectronic Devices

EEE 539 – Introduction to Solid-State Electronics

EEE 566 – Advanced Device Modeling and Simulation

EEE 598 – Molecular Electronics

EEE 631 – Advanced Optoelectronics

EEE 731 – Advanced MOS Devices

Research Activities

The Physical Electronics and Photonics program has students in the MSE, the MS, and the PhD programs. Research is typically supported by the National Science Foundation, the Department of Defense, the Department of Energy, NASA, and private industry.


Research Matrix

Find a faculty advisor that matches your research interests
FacultyFlexible electronicsNanostructuresSensorsSemiconductor device modelingDevices for bio environments and bio-inspired materialsSemiconductor materials sciencePhotovoltaicsLasers, LEDs, optoelectronicsMEMSTransistors, integrated circuits       
David AlleeXXX
Hugh BarnabyXXX
Mariana BertoniXX
Jennifer Blain ChristenXXXX
Yu (Kevin) CaoXX
Junseok ChaeXX
David FerryXXX
Gennady GildenblatXX
Stephen GoodnickXXXX
Michael GoryllXX
Zachary HolmanXXX
Christiana HonsbergXXX
Michael KozickiXXX
Richard KiehlXXX
Richard R. KingXX
Ying-Cheng LaiX
George Maracas
Cun-Zheng NingXXX
Stephen PhillipsXXX
Marco SaranitiXX
Brian SkrommeX
Meng TaoXX
Nongjian TaoXXXX
Trevor ThorntonXX
Dragica VasileskaXX
Yu YaoXX
Hongbin YuXXX
Hongyu YuXXX
Shimeng YuX
Yong-Hang ZhangXXX
Yuji ZhaoXX