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DC/AC Instructor Presentation: Introduction to Semiconductor Devices

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This PowerPoint presentation is provided by Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center (MATEC) and defines semiconductors and shows basic atomic structures. The presentation also summarizes types of semiconductor materials; introduces PN junctions, diodes, and integrated circuits; and gives an overview of the concept of a transistor and how it is used in electronics. 

Student learning outcomes for this presentation include:

  • Define active and passive components.
  • Name three main categories of active semiconductor devices.
  • Name the two elements of a diode and state the primary operational characteristics of a diode.
  • Define bias and name the two types of bias and their effects on diode operation.
  • Explain the concept of a transistor.
  • Explain how a transistor can switch or amplify.
  • Define integrated circuit. 
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Alternate Title Direct Current / Alternating Current Instructor Presentation: Introduction to Semiconductor Devices
Url http://www.esyst.org/Courses/DC-AC/_delivery/_DCACmaterials/Introducti...
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