Diode Fundamentals: Diode characteristics - Physics of diode operation and modeling of diodes.
Diode applications: Rectifiers - Clipper and clamper circuits - Voltage multipliers - Voltage regulator using zener diode.
Bipolar junction transistors: Introduction - Operation of BJT–I-V characteristics of BJT. BJT Applications: BJT biasing techniques - Analysis of BJT as a switch and as an amplifier - Small signal analysis - Single stage BJT amplifiers (CE, CB, CC) - BJT high frequency models and amplifier frequency analysis.
Field effect transistors: Introduction - Device structure and operation of JFET (Junction Field Effect Transistor) and MOSFETs - I-V characteristics of JFET and MOSFET - MOSFET applications - MOSFET biasing techniques - Analysis of MOS as a switch and as an amplifier - Small signal analysis - Single stage MOS amplifiers (CS, CD, CG) MOS capacitances - MOS high frequency and model and amplifier frequency analysis.