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Name: Introduction to Semiconductors
ID: m1001
Language: English (en)
Summary: introduction to semiconductors, mainly looking at the behavior of electrons in a solid from a quantum mechanical point of view.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: semiconductor
Document Type: -//CNX//DTD CNXML 0.5 plus MathML//EN
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 1.0

Authors: Bill Wilson (
Copyright Holders: Bill Wilson (
Maintainers: Bill Wilson (, Elizabeth Gregory (, Jeffrey Silverman (, Gerard Wysocki (

Latest version: 2.13 (history)
First publication date: Aug 4, 2000 12:00 am +0000
Last revision to module: Aug 14, 2007 11:22 am +0000


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Version History

Version: 2.13 Aug 14, 2007 11:22 am +0000 by Raymond Wagner
publish to add Gerard Wysocki as maintainer

Version: 2.12 Aug 12, 2004 4:25 pm +0000 by Bill Wilson
 minor re-write

Version: 2.11 Jul 30, 2003 3:05 pm +0000 by Charlet Reedstrom
changed cnxn and esim unicode to approx

Version: 2.10 Jul 11, 2003 2:02 pm +0000 by Elizabeth Gregory
Changed a few lines and editted some of the MathML

Version: 2.9 Jul 3, 2003 12:00 am +0000 by Elizabeth Gregory
Resized images and fixed a connexion

Version: 2.8 Jul 1, 2003 12:00 am +0000 by Elizabeth Gregory
Upgrade to 0.5

Version: 2.7 May 15, 2002 12:00 am +0000 by (Unknown)
changed some emphasis to term tags, removed hardcoded figure numbers in names and cnxns, renamed figures so they would print

Version: 2.6 Nov 19, 2001 12:00 am +0000 by Brent Hendricks
Updated to CNXML 0.3.5

Version: 2.5 Oct 31, 2001 12:00 am +0000 by (Unknown)
corrected typos in text

Version: 2.4 Aug 14, 2001 12:00 am +0000 by (Unknown)
Moved images up from images/ directory.

Version: 2.3 Jun 4, 2001 12:00 am +0000 by (Unknown)
add maintainerlist and change to version 0.3.

Version: 2.2 May 29, 2001 12:00 am +0000 by (Unknown)
add maintainerlist and change to version 0.3.

Version: 2.0 Aug 4, 2000 12:00 am +0000 by Brent Hendricks
Bumped version to 2.0

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