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Semiconductor Device Web Resources

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"UVA's Virtual Lab" website: My growing educational website based on non-mathematical, 3D animations of subjects relating to the physical sciences in general, and microelectronics in particular. Pages particularly relevant:

Website Homepage (with links to all other pages on site)

"Do It Yourself Kit" for building a semiconductor and transistor

Interactive Semiconductor Crystal (experimental software - may require multiple clicks to activate)

How a silicon integrated circuit is manufactured

Virtual Tour of the Micron Technologies microelectronics plant in Manassas Virginia

Equipment used in making microelectronics devices

Conventional Lithography

Experimental "SCALPEL" electron lithography

Experimental Extreme Ultraviolet lithography

Scientific Instruments

Scanning Electron Microscope

Scanning Probe Microscopes (AFM, STM...)

Molecular Beam Epitaxy

SUNY Buffalo Many interactive applets demonstrating semiconductor device operation and fabrication. Written by Professor Chu Wie and his students. Below are some of my favorites. Click HERE to see much longer full list of applets.
Semiconductor Crystals in 3D


Diode Fabrication

P-N Diode Operation

MOS Capicitor under Bias

MOS Transistor Operation

Georgia Tech's "Virtual Cleanroom" Details of the device fabrication process
Semiconductor Subway A hyperlink map to many semiconductor companies and labs
"Electron Band Structure in Germanium, My Ass" (U. Wisconsin)
Britney's Guide to Semiconductor Physics