• Semi Conductors- charge carriers, electrons and holes in intrinsic and extrinsic semi conductors-Hall effect
  • Diodes-PN junction-current equation -junction capacitance-breakdown characteristics, Zener, tunnel, Schottky diodes.
  • Bipolar junction transistors - Low frequency and high frequency equivalent circuits – analysis of CB, CE, CC amplifier configurations.
  • Uni-polar devices-FET, MOSFET, UJT and Opto-Electronic devices-theory and characteristics.
  • Rectifiers and switched mode power supplies - theory and design, filter circuits, applications


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