Microelectronics and Microsystems

Објавено: October 12, 2018
  1.    Course Title Microelectronics and Microsystems
  2.    Code 3ФЕИТ05Л024
  3.    Study program KHIE
  4.    Organizer of the study program (unit, institute, department) Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies
  5.    Degree (first, second, third cycle) First cycle
  6.    Academic year/semester III/6   7.    Number of ECTS credits 6.00
  8.    Lecturer Dr Katerina Raleva
  9.    Course Prerequisites

10.    Course Goals (acquired competencies):  Has deeper knowledge of microelectronic circuits engineering. Understands microelectronic technologies. Applies basic CAD tools  for integrated circuits design and has skills for practical design of simple microelectronic structures.

11.    Course Syllabus: Introduction to microelectronic technologies  – ITRS. Monocrystal, photolithography; diffusion, epitaxy, oxidation, ion-implantation, metalization, technology simulation, packaging. IC structures: sheet resistance, Irvin diagrams, pn-junction, Lorens-Vorner Diagrams, MOS-structures and characteristics, bipolar transistors and characteristics. IC layout CAD systems. Hybrid IC.; MEMS  and microsystems, processes integration, MEMS examples. Introduction to organic semiconductors.

12.    Learning methods:  
13.    Total number of course hours 3 + 1 + 1 + 0
14.    Distribution of course hours 180
15.    Forms of teaching 15.1. Lectures-theoretical teaching 45
15.2. Exercises (laboratory, practice classes), seminars, teamwork 30
16.    Other course activities 16.1. Projects, seminar papers 15
16.2. Individual tasks 15
16.3. Homework and self-learning 75
17.    Grading 17.1. Exams 15
17.2. Seminar work/project (presentation: written and oral) 15
17.3. Activity and participation 5
17.4. Final exam 65
18.    Grading criteria (points) up to 50 points     5 (five) (F)
from 51 to 60 points     6 (six) (E)
from 61 to 70 points     7 (seven) (D)
from 71 to 80 points     8 (eight) (C)
from 81 to 90 points     9 (nine) (B)
from 91 to 100 points   10 (ten) (A)
19.    Conditions for acquiring teacher’s signature and for taking final exam Lectures and tutorials attendance and successful completion of lab exercises
20.  Forms of assessment During the semester, two partial written exams are provided (at the middle and at the end of the semester, lasting 120 minutes) and a test of laboratory exercises (after the exercises). The points from the partial exams, the points from the homework assignments and the points from the laboratory exercises.
In the planned exam sessions, a written exam is taken (duration 180 minutes). The final grade includes the points from the written exam, the points from the homework assignments and the points from the laboratory exercises.
It is allowed to use a calculator, but, it is not allowed to use books, scripts, manuscripts or notes of any kind during the exam, as well as mobile phone, tablet or any other electronic device
21.    Language Macedonian and English
22.    Method of monitoring of teaching quality
23.    Literature
23.1. Additional Literature
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1 Richard C. Jaeger  Introduction to microelectronic fabrication, 2nd еd  Prentice Hall  2001
2  Stephen D. Senturia  Microsystem design  Kluwer academic pub.  2001