Semiconductors are essential building blocks for a wide range of consumer electronic devices, including smartphones, tablets, and smart home devices. Today, the semiconductor industry has evolved as the emergence of Internet of Things (IoT), big data, artificial intelligence (AI), autonomous vehicles, and 5G require new demands for advanced semiconductor technologies.
The industry is continuously innovating and developing new semiconductor materials, device architectures, and manufacturing processes to meet the demands of these emerging technologies, and engineers need access to more data from current, trusted sources.
The IEEE DiscoveryPoint for Communications platform features full-text research documents, online courses, and eBooks for engineers to reference a comprehensive overview of telecommunications-related technologies and the most up-to-date research topics, including access to the high-quality, peer-reviewed Wiley-Press eBook library.
Wiley eBook titles span numerous content areas, including bioengineering and power and energy, among other growing areas of research that lead today’s cutting-edge technologies and help set standards for future advancements. Some notable titles from the IEEE Wiley-Press eBook collection on semiconductors include:
“Semiconductor Microchips and Fabrication” by Yaguang Lian:
This eBook provides a comprehensive introduction to the fundamentals of semiconductor manufacturing. This advanced and highly illustrated guide, written by an experienced industry insider, offers unique insights into the intricacies of the semiconductor fabrication process, including the theory, design, and manufacturing of semiconductor microchips. Visual representations of equipment, materials, and techniques aid in the understanding of DC and AC circuits, electric fields, magnetic fields, resonant cavities, and the components used in the devices and machines. This eBook offers real-world examples, case studies, and practical insights in to semiconductor manufacturing while providing suggestions and solutions that engineers often encounter in semiconductor processing work.
“Advances in Semiconductor Technologies” by An Chen:
This eBook is a collection of articles written by semiconductor experts that explore various topics, including the complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) technology that dominates the semiconductor industry today, but also the numerous technologies and active research beyond conventional CMOS. The articles explore advanced devices and applications, such as the Internet of Things (IoT), big data, artificial intelligence (AI), and quantum computing, while highlighting the new opportunities the emergence of these technologies will have on the semiconductor industry.
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