Dr. Sitangshu Bhattacharya:


Module No. Subtitle of the module Topics in the module
Unit I Quantum mechanical concept Schrödinger's equation and quantum well problems, Fermi energy and Carrier concentration, Fermi Golden Rule, Boltzmann Transport equation, Relaxation time approximation, Scattering rates and mobility
Unit II Nanoscale Device Modeling Landauer transport formalism, Mobility model,: transmission coefficient, 1D and 2D MOS electrostatics, Non-equillibrium Green's function (NEGF) formalisms, scattering matrix, self-energies
Unit III Bulk Device Modeling Injection and transport model, Continuity equation, Planer Double Gate MOSFET transistor current and threshold voltage Modeling
Unit IV Current Model Ebers and Moll and Gummel-Poone model, depletion type MOSFET, depletion capacitance, series resistance, early effect

Recommended Reading Material (selected):

  1. D. K. Ferry, Semiconductor Transport, Taylor and Francis.
  2. M. Lundstrom, Fundamentals of Carrier Transport, Cambridge University Press, (2000).
  3. S. Datta, Quantum Transport: Atom to Transistors, Cambridge University Press, (2005).
  4. S. Datta, Electronic Transport in Mesoscopic Systems, Cambridge University Press, (1997).
  5. P. E. Allen and D. R. Holberg, CMOS Analog Circuit Design, Oxford Press,
  6. S. M. Sze, Semiconductor Devices,-Physics and Technology, John Wiley
  7. C.M. Wolfe, Physical Properties of Semiconductors, Longman Higher Education Press
  8. Y. Tsividis, Operation and modeling of MOS transistors, Oxford Press
  9. Y. Taur and T.H Ning, Fundamentals of Modern VLSI Design, Cambridge University Press,
  10. A. Amara and O. Rozeau, Planer Double Gate Transistors: From Technology to Circuits, Springer press.
  11. J. P. Collenge, FinFETs and Other Multigate Transistors, Springer Press
  12. C. C. Enz and E. A. Vitoz, Charge Based MOS Transistor Modeling, Springer Press.
  13. N. Arora, MOSFET Modeling for VLSI Simulation-Theory and Practice, World Scientific Press
  14. K. S. Yeo, S. S. Rofail and W-L. Gob, CMOS/BiCMOS ULSI-Low Voltage Low Power, Pearson Education Press.
  15. Recent Journals


EDC [ 132 ] : Electronic Devices and Circuit (UG Course)

Module No. Subtitle of the module Topics in the module
Unit I Diode Circuits Diode as circuit element, load line concept, clipping and clamping circuits, voltage multipliers
Unit II BJT Transistors Characteristics, current components, current gains, alpha and beta, operating point, Hybrid model, h-parameter equivalent circuits, CE, CB and CC configuration, DC and AC analyses of CE, CB and CC amplifiers, Ebers Moll model
Unit III FETs JFET, MOSFET, Equivalent circuits and biasing of JFETs and MOSFETs. Low frequency CS and CD JFET amplifiers. FET as a voltage variable resistor
Unit IV Small signal amplifiers at low frequency Analyses of BJT and FET, DC and RC coupled amplifiers, Frequency response, midband gain, gains at low and high frequency. Analyses of DC and differential aplifiers, Miller's theorem, Cascading transistor amplifiers, Darlington pair
Unit V Oscillators Classification, criterion for oscillation, tuned oscillator, Hartley, Colpitts, RC phase shift, Wein bridge and crystal Oscillators, Astable and monostable and bistable multivibrators, Schmidtt trigger, Blocking Oscillators

Recommended Reading Material (selected):

  1. R. L. Boylestad and L. Nashelsky, Electronic Devices and Circuit Theory, Pearson.
  2. J. Millman and C. C. Halkias, Integrated Electronics, McGraw-Hill Education
  3. D. A, Neamen, Microelectronics Circuits and Design, McGraw-Hill Education
  4. R. S. Muller, T. I. Kamins, Device Electronics for Integrated Circuits, John Wiley & Sons
  5. P. Horowitz and W. Hill, The Art of Electronics, Cambridge University Press
  6. A. S. Sedra and K. C. Smith, Microelectronics Circuits, Oxford Press
  7. C. Hu, Modern Semiconductor Devices for Integrated Circuits, Prentice Hall



DEL232: Digital Electronics

Module No. Subtitle of the module Topics in the module
Unit I Number System Introduction to Binary Numbers, Data Representation, Binary, Octal, Hexadecimal and Decimal Number System and their Conversion.
Unit II Boolean Algebra and Logic Gates  Basic Logic Operation and Identities, Algebraic Laws, AND, OR, NOR, NAND, EX-OR, EX-NOR Gates, Useful Boolean Identities, Algebraic Reduction, Complete Logic Sets, Arithmetic Operation using 1's and 2's Compliments, Signed Binary and Floating Point Number Representation, Introduction to logic families: DTL, TTL, MOS, CMOS, ECL.
Unit III Combinational Logic Design Specifying the Problem, Canonical Logic Forms, Extracting Canonical Forms, EX-OR Equivalence Operations, Logic Array, K-Maps: Two, Three and Four variable K-maps, NAND and NOR Logic Implementations, Concept of Digital Components, An Equality Detector, Line Decoder, Multiplexers and De-multiplexers, Code converters, Binary Adders, Subtraction and Multiplication.
Unit IV Sequential Network Concepts of Sequential Networks, Latches, Flip Flops, Analysis of Sequential Networks: Single State and Multivariable Networks, Sequential Network Design, Binary Counters and Shift Registers, Importance of state machine.
Unit V Memory Elements and Arrays General Properties, Latches, Flip Flops: RS Flip Flop, D Flip Flop, T Flip Flop, JK Flip Flop, Clock and Synchronization, Master-Slave and Edge-triggered Flip-flops, Registers, RAM and ROMs: different types, Programmable logic array, C-MOS Memories. Sample and Hold circuits, Analog to Digital Converters and Digital to Analog Converters.


1. Digital Design by M. Morris Mano

2. Digital Logic and Computer Design by M. Morris Mano

3. Balabanian, N. and Carlson, B., “Digital Logic Design Principles”, John Wiley & Sons.

4. Malvino, A.P. and Leach, D.P., “Digital Principles and Applications”, 6th Ed., Tata McGraw-  ```Hill. 2008.

5. Floyd, T.L., “ Digital Fundamentals “, 8th Ed., Pearson Education.

COT532: Control Theory

Module No. Subtitle of the module Topics in the module
Unit I Introduction to Control Systems Basic Concepts of Control Systems, Open loop and closed loop systems, Servo Mechanism/Tracking System, Regulators, Mathematical Models of Physical Systems: Differential Equations of Physical Systems: Mechanical Translational Systems, Mechanical Acceloroments, Retational systems, Analogy between Mechanical and electrical quanties, Derivation of Transfer functions, Block Diagram Algebra, Signal flow Graphs, Mason's Gain Formula. Feedback characteristics of Control Systems: Effect of negative feedback on sensitivity, bandwidth, Disturbance, linearizing effect of feedback, Regenerative feedback.
Unit II Time response Analysis Standard Test Signals. Time response of first order systems to unit step and unit ramp inputs. Time Response of Second order systems to unit step input, Time Response specifications, Steady State Errors and Static Error Constants of different types of systems. Generalised error series and Gensalised error coefficients, Stability and Algebraic Criteria, concept of stability, Necessary conditions of stability, Hurwitz stability criterion, Routh stability criterion, Application of the Routh stability criterion to linear feedback system, Releative stability by shifting the origin in s-plane.
Unit III Root locus Technique Root locus concepts, Rules of Construction of Root locus, Determination of Roots from Root locus for a specified open loop gain, Root contours, Systems with transportation lag. Effect of adding open loop poles and zeros on Root locus.
Unit IV Frequency Response Analysis Frequency domain specifications, correlation between Time and Frequency Response with respect to second order system, Polar plots, Bode plot. Determination of Gain Margin and Phase Margin from Bode plot.
Unit V Stability in frequency domain Principle of argument, Nyquist stability criterion, Application of Nyquist stability criterion for linear feedback system.ConstantMcircles, Constant N-Circles, Nichol's chart.
Unit VI Controllers Concept of Proportional, Derivative and Integral Control actions, P, PD, PI, PID controllers. Zeigler-Nichols method of tuning PID controllers.


1. Control Systems Engineering by Norman S Nise

2. Modern Control Engineering by K Ogata

3. Automatic Control Systems by B C Kuo




Dr. Rekha Verma:

Spring Semester 2015



April 06, 2019: Our work on exciton-phonon couplings in hexagonal monolayer boron nitride is accepted in Physical Review B. In this work, we demonstrated how light is absorbed in monolayer BN to give brightest and strongest photo-luminescence.

July 13, 2018: Our work on exciton-phonon couplings got accepted in Physical Review B. In this work, we demonstrated how exciton couples with phonon in monolayer WSe2 to give brightest and strongest luminescence.

June 12-21, 2017: Dr. Rekha Verma and Dr. Sitangshu Bhattacharya conducted a short term course on "Quantum Transport Phenomena" at IIT Gandhinagar Details ...

March 9, 2017: Dr. Rekha Verma participated and presented her work on “Graphene based in-chip thermoelectric generator” at the 9th Indo-German Frontiers of Engineering Symposium 2017 March 9-12, 2017, Jaipur, India, co-organized by the Department of Science and Technology (DST)-India and the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. Details ...

March 3, 2017: Dr. Sitangshu Bhattacharya delivered a talk on “Role of Feynman Diagrams in Energy Band Structure of Materials-A Post Density Functional Theory Approach ” during IEEE Workshop on Compact Modeling at IIT Kanpur.

November 19, 2016: Dr. Rekha Verma and Dr. Sitangshu Bhattacharya have organized first one day IEEE Workshop on Electron Devices 2016 (WED’16) under IEEE EDS UP chapter at IIIT Allahabad.

February 8th, 2017: Miss. Suchitra kumari Joined our Lab as a Junior research fellow.

January 16th, 2017: Mr. Neelesh Gupta Joined our Lab as a PhD student.

January 16th, 2017: Mr. Anup Shrivastava Joined our Lab as a PhD student.

Faculties involved

Sitangshu Bhattacharya
Assistant Professor, Ph.D: Jadavpur University, 2009, India.

Rekha Verma
Assistant Professor, Ph.D: IISc Bangalore, 2013, India.

Research interests:
Computational Nanoelectronics:
Many-Body Perturbation Formulations of Electrical & Phonon Transport in 2D materials, Physics of Excitons and Surface Passivations, Thermoelectricity, Self-Heating in Interconnects