• [Sign-up] The Essentials of Semiconductor Engineering- fundamentals of device physics and fabrication

AISSM’s English taught course, The Essentials of Semiconductor Engineering- fundamentals of device physics and fabrication半導體科技工程-元件物理與製程概論, is now open for registration by students or company members from the AISSM’s partners. 10 Spots are available and the registration is open until March 4th, 2022. The course period for this nine-hour class will be from March 7th to April 10th. Students who attend all classes and pass the course evaluation will obtain a course certificate issued by the Academy. Please Click here to register now.


Course Description:

“The Essentials of Semiconductor Engineering – Fundamentals of Device Physics and Fabrication” is concerned with semiconductor properties, materials, devices, and manufacturing technology. It considers the fundamental fields of semiconductor technology and identifies synergistic interactions within various areas in one concise course.

Instructor: Prof. Jen-Sue Chen (陳貞夙)

Mode: English taught/remote teaching (asynchronous online classes)

Course upload date: 3/7、3/14、3/21、3/28

hours: 9 hours of lectures

Reference books:

  1. D. A. Neamen, Semiconductor Physics and Devices, Basic Principles, 4th edition, McGraw Hill, New York, International Edition 2012
  2. Plummer, Deal, Griffin, Silicon VLSI Technology: Fundamentals, Practice and Modeling, Prentice Hall, 2000
  3. Jerzy Ruzyllo, Guide to semiconductor engineering, World Scientific, 2020


Homework: 60%

Final Exam(or Report): 40%


1. Basics of Semiconductor Materials and Integrated Circuits

2. Silicon Wafer Fabrication Processes

3. Semiconductor Physics

4. Semiconductor Devices and How They Are Used

Contact: Ms. Weili Teng at, the NCKU AISSM