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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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magnetic semiconductor,  semiconductor material (e.g. GaAs) which is converted into ferromagnetic material by adding magnetic dopants (e.g. manganese); these type of materials are a foundation of spintronics technology.
ferromagnetic semiconductors,  same as magnetic semiconductors; materials displaying both semiconducting and ferromagnetic properties; create possibility of integration of logic and memory functions on the same devices; foundation of spintronics; prime example: GaMnAs, i.e. GaAs in which small number (~5%) of Ga atoms are replaced with Mn.
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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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