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FIH3604 Silicon Carbide Electronics 7.5 credits

About course offering

For course offering

Spring 2024 Start 18 Mar 2024 programme students

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P4 (7.5 hp)


18 Mar 2024
3 Jun 2024

Pace of study


Form of study

Normal Daytime

Language of instruction


Course location

KTH Campus

Number of places

Places are not limited

Planned modular schedule


For course offering

Spring 2024 Start 18 Mar 2024 programme students

Application code



For course offering

Spring 2024 Start 18 Mar 2024 programme students


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Course coordinator

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus FIH3604 (Spring 2021–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

  • Material Properties
  • Crystal structure and Polytypes
  • Mechanical properties
  • Electrical properties
  • Defects
  • Process Technology
  • Bulk material growth
  • Epitaxial growth
  • Ion implantation
  • Silicon carbide etching
  • Dielectrics
  • Metals
  • Device Design
  • Two terminal devices (Schottky and pin diodes, LEDs, Sensors, resistors, capacitors)
  • Three terminal devices (BJT, JFET, MOSFET, IGBT, GTO)
  • Circuit Design
  • High voltage design
  • High temperature design
  • Applications

Intended learning outcomes

The student should be able to write the introductory chapter on silicon carbide for the licentiate or doctoral thesis.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Semiconductor Devices

Recommended prerequisites

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Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

P, F


  • EXA1 - Examination, 7.5 credits, grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Grading scale: Pass/Fail

Other requirements for final grade

Finished introductory chapter on silicon carbide electronics for Licentiate/Doctoral thesis

Seminar attendence

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course room in Canvas

Registered students find further information about the implementation of the course in the course room in Canvas. A link to the course room can be found under the tab Studies in the Personal menu at the start of the course.

Offered by

Main field of study

This course does not belong to any Main field of study.

Education cycle

Third cycle

Add-on studies

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Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at EECS/Electronics and Embedded Systems