This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental principles of modern electronic devices and circuits. It is suitable for adoption as the textbook for the first course in electronics found in most curricula for undergraduate physics and electronic science students. It also covers several topics of electronics being taught at the postgraduate first-year level in physics. Besides, the students pursuing degree or diploma courses in electrical, electronics and computer engineering will find this textbook useful and self-contained.
The text provides a thorough and rigorous explanation of characteristics and parameters of the most important semiconductor devices in general use today. It explains the underlying principles of how different circuits work