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With over 2000 terms defined and explained, Semiconductor Glossary is the most complete reference in the field of semiconductors on the market today.


Including some 500 new terms defined and remaining terms updated and modified, a 2nd edition book version of this glossary is now available.

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vertical channel  channel in MOSFETs that is normal to the wafer surface; vertical channel is better compatible with high power handling capabilities than lateral channel configuration; implemented in VMOS, DMOS, and UMOS FETs.
U-MOSFET, UMOS  power MOSFET with channel built into U-shaped trench etched into semiconductor substrate; extension of the VMOS concept; features lower than other power MOSFETs (DMOS, VMOS) on-resistance.
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Jerzy Ruzyllo is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Penn State University.

This book gives a complete account of semiconductor engineering covering semiconductor properties, semiconductor materials, semiconductor devices and their uses, process technology, fabrication processes, and semiconductor materials and process characterization.

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