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Discussion in 'General Electronics' started by Omega Red, Oct 14, 2004.

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  1. Omega Red

    Omega Red Guest

    Can anybody recommend a good, fairly readable textbook concerning
    solid-state physics/electronic devices.

    I have a good microelectronics book, but it doesn't include any theory about
    how and why diodes, BPJs, etc. work the way they do.

    Omega Red
    "Remove the spam to e-mail me"
  2. Jim Stewart

    Jim Stewart Guest

    This was covered on slashdot a few weeks ago:

    My favorite is the GE Transistor Manual,
    long out of print but available on ebay
  3. me

    me Guest

    Semiconductor Physics and Devices (Basic Principles) by Donald A. Neamen
    published by Irwin/McGraw-Hill

    isn't bad...
  4. George

    George Guest

    In my class on this at university, we use this book:
  5. tlbs101

    tlbs101 Guest

    My favorite: "Analysis and Design of Analog Integrated Circuits", by
    Gray and Meyer (in its 3rd edition, now), published by Wiley.

    It starts out with alot of high level math to explain the basic PN
    junction, but don't let that scare you -- they still do a great job of
    explaining the basic operation of the diode junction, then BJT's, then
    FETs, and MOSFETs. They have alot of practical examples, as well.
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