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ECE 234 / ECE 434

Wednesday, May 16th, 2007

Microelectromechanical Systems

Classroom

Static and quasistatic fields for micro-electromechanical transducers and certain microfluidic schemes. Capacitance models, lumped parameter electromechanics, and two-port device descriptions. Reciprocity and sensitivity issues. Brief review of microfabrication technologies. Case studies of practical micro-actuators and sensor elements.

ECE 226 / ECE 426

Wednesday, May 16th, 2007

Superconducting Electronics

Classroom

Superconducting devices and circuits, both analog and digital. Principles and design of low power, high speed digital integrated circits. Generation and low-noise detction of electromagnetic radiation.

ECE 223 / ECE 423

Wednesday, May 16th, 2007

Semiconductor Devices

Classroom

Review of modern solid state devices, their physics and principles of operation. Solid state physics fundamentals, free electrons, band theory, transport properties of semiconductors, tunneling, semiconductor junctions and translators. Compound and semi-magnetci semiconductors. Optpelectronic and ultrafast devices.