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High Technology Manufacturing Technology (HTMT)

13600 Electronic Materials (2)
Introduction to electronic properties and structure of semiconductor materials, micro-machines, sensors and packaging materials. Prerequisite: CHEM 10060 and 10062.

13601 Introduction to Photonics and Fiber Optics (3)
Introduction to fiber optics and photonic components/systems, devices and optical communications. Prerequisite: special approval.

13602 Introduction to Lasers (3)
Introduction to laser theory, operation, and operating practices and its output characteristics. Usage of low-power helium-neon lasers and safety considerations. Prerequisite: special approval. Special fee: $45 flat fee—subject to change.

13603 Lasers and Electro-Optic Components and Devices (3)
The laser technology tools, special purpose devices and measuring tools are discussed. Prerequisite: special approval. Special fee: $45 flat fee—subject to change.

23600 Semiconductor Manufacturing I (3)
Study of semiconductor manufacturing. An emphasis on “clean room” operations will be studied. Topics include oxidation, photolithography, photomasking, etching, doping, deposition, metallization and packaging. Prerequisite: HTMT 13600. Special fee: $60 flat fee—subject to change.

23601 Semiconductor Manufacturing II (3)
An overview knowledge of wafer fabrication operations is the goal. A team project will require complete technical report emphasizing quality control, integration of electronics, etc. Prerequisite: HTMT 23600. Special fee: $60 flat fee—subject to change.

23602 Photolithography in IC Fabrication (2)
Introduction to light and optical systems used in photolithographic processes and equipment in semiconductor manufacturing using PC Board Design Software and electronic assembly. Corequisite: HTMT 23600.

23603 Light Sources and Wave Optics (3)
Study of the generation and measurement of light and the wave nature of light from the viewpoint of wave optics including optical materials. Prerequisite: sophomore standing.

23604 Vacuum System Technology (2)
Study of vacuum technology with emphasis on application to semiconductor manufacturing. Terminology, measurement techniques, operation and application of vacuum equipment, leak detection and troubleshooting are presented. Prerequisite: PHY 12201.

23606 Power Radio Frequency (2)
Study of vacuum radio frequency energy and its application in the manufacturing industry. Topics include plasma physics, RF applications, safety, RF generators, transmission lines and RF interference. Prerequisites: PHY 12202 and EERT 12010. Special fee: $60 flat fee—subject to change.

23607 Laser Technology: Applications (3)
Study and application of laser technology in industry, manufacturing and medicine, including laser safety and hazard evaluation. Prerequisite: sophomore standing.

23695  Special Topics (1-3)*
(Repeated registration permissible) Special topics in lasers, photonics or semiconductor technology. Topics announced when scheduled. Prerequisite: sophomore standing.

  *Course ineligible to be repeated for GPA recalculation.
**Courses offered only at Regional Campuses.