Crystal Structure

 

Description: Introduction to crystal material types, structural organizations, and the principle use of crystals in semiconductor manufacturing.

Length of time: 1 hr.

Prerequisites:

Module: Atomic Theory

Topics:

1. Materials

Amorphous

Crystalline

2. Crystalline organizations

Unit cell

Lattice

Single crystal

Polycrystal

Planes

3. Use of crystals

 

Student objectives:

Student will be able to:

1. Explain major differences between amorphous and crystalline structures. Give an example of a material belonging to each type of structure.

2. Describe crystalline organizations and levels of organization.

3. Explain what is meant Miller index, and crystal plane.

4. Explain why are crystals important in semiconductor manufacturing.