PHYS 676 - Foundation of Growth Techniques

Overview

Course Title

Foundation of Growth Techniques

Department(s)

Description

Topics include: basics of vacuum science and technology, thermodynamics and kinetics of growth, introduction to phase diagrams, bulk growth and think film growth, including physical vapor deposition (PVE), hydride PVE, chemical vapor deposition (CVD), pulsed laser deposition (PLD), molecular beam epitaxy (MBE), and atomic layer deposition (ALD). Students will learn basics of materials science, physics, and instrumentation required to "grow" various materials with the emphasis on semiconductor thin films.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Graduate

Credits

Minimum Units

4

Maximum Units

4

Academic Progress Units

4

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

4

Course Schedule