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Solid State Electricity - Skill Group Pathway

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Overview

Semiconductors are materials that are used extensively as the materials in electronic circuit devices. This course will help you understand devices that are made from these materials. Solid state devices are used in most electronic devices. Understanding how these devices function is important to anyone working with electronic circuits.

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • Define a semiconductor
  • Define an N-type and a P-type material
  • List some trivalent and pentavalent elements
  • Identify symbols for diodes, rectifiers, and transistors
  • Understand the importance of P-type and N-type materials in solid state devices
  • Understand how a diode and a rectifier function

Estimated completion time (hours): 2.3