Semiconductor Surfaces and Interfaces
This module handbook serves to describe contents, learning outcome, methods and examination type as well as linking to current dates for courses and module examination in the respective sections.
Module version of WS 2018/9
There are historic module descriptions of this module. A module description is valid until replaced by a newer one.
Whether the module’s courses are offered during a specific semester is listed in the section Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature below.
|available module versions|
|WS 2019/20||WS 2018/9||WS 2015/6||WS 2013/4|
EI7626 is a semester module in German or English language at Master’s level which is offered in winter semester.
This Module is included in the following catalogues within the study programs in physics.
- Catalogue of non-physics elective courses
|Total workload||Contact hours||Credits (ECTS)|
|150 h||45 h||5 CP|
Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions
- Electronic Devices
Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature
Courses and Schedule
|VI||3||Semiconductor surfaces and interfaces||
Assistants: Hutschenreiter, R.Reiser, D.
Wed, 11:30–14:00, N1812
Learning and Teaching Methods
- Presentations, handout notes, blackboard notes, tablet-PC, lab tours
Physics of Semiconductor Devices, S.M. Sze, K.K. Ng, Wiley (2007)
Nanoelectronics and Information Technology. Advanced Electronic Materials and Novel Devices, R. Waser (Ed.), 3rd Ed., Wiley-VCH (2012)
Additional reading material, class notes and useful web sources will be provided to the students on moodle.tum.de"
Description of exams and course work
The exam consists of problem calculations and short questions concerning the entire lecture material, they are used to test the basic understanding as well as an enhanced knowledge about the characterization of semiconductor interfaces, their properties and coatings. In total, up to 20% of the exam may comprise multiple choice tests.
There is a possibility to take the exam in the following semester.