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Van Zeghbroeck, Bart



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  • ECEA 5721 - Introduction to Power Switches
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2022 / Fall 2022 / Spring 2023 / Summer 2023 / Fall 2023 / Spring 2024
    Power Semiconductor devices that are commonly used in power electronic circuits. Starting with the circuit models of these devices, we will identify the requirements leading to low loss circuits and learn how these can be simulated and analyzed in basic switching circuits. Department Enforced Prerequisite: Undergraduate active circuit knowledge and first exposure to SPICE. Recommended prerequisite: ECEA 5797.
  • ECEA 5722 - High-Voltage p-n and Schottky Diodes
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2023 / Summer 2023 / Fall 2023 / Spring 2024
    Introducing the semiconductor physics background needed to understand the operation of high voltage p-n and Schottky diodes, the analysis of the electrostatic behavior of the diode, the diode current, and the circuit model for the diode. The course also includes a discussion of super junctions and high voltage termination structures. Department Enforced prerequisites: Knowledge of undergraduate physics including Ohm�s and Gauss�s law. Recommended prerequisite: ECEA 5797.
  • ECEN 3170 - Electromagnetic Energy Conversion 1
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019 / Fall 2020 / Fall 2021 / Fall 2023
    Real and reactive power in single phase circuits, power triangle, balanced three-phase circuits, wye and delta connections, introduction to electromagnetic machines, transformers (single and three-phase) and their equivalent circuits, AC-machinery fundamentals, synchronous generator from a magnetic field point of view, synchronous motors and condensers, three-phase induction motors, DC machinery fundamentals, DC motors, single phase motors. Matlab/Simulink will be used.
  • ECEN 3320 - Semiconductor Devices
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019
    Highlights the fundamentals of semiconductor materials and devices. Topics include the electrical and optical properties of semiconductors, the theory of Pn junctions, bipolar and field-effect transistors, and optoelectronic devices.
  • ECEN 5345 - Introduction to Solid State Physics
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2021 / Spring 2024
    Provides an introduction to the electronic, photonic and phononic properties of solid state materials and devices. Covers optical constants, free electron gas, plasmons, energy bands, semiconductors and doping, excitons, quantum wells, phonons and electrooptical effects. Makes use of quantum mechanical methods. Department enforced prerequisite: basic quantum mechanics.
  • ECEN 5355 - Principles of Electronic Devices 1
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020 / Spring 2022
    Relates performance and limitations of solid state devices to their structures and technology. Examines semiconductor physics and technology. Includes Pn-junction, Mos, and optoelectronic devices. For both advance circuit and device engineers. Recommended prerequisite: ECEN 3320.
  • ECEN 6950 - Master's Thesis
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2022


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