how you can define the term "Semiconductor Physics" and what is the relation between semiconductor Physics and Material Science?
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Semiconductor Physics would be a subset of Material Science, no? Although most Material Science graduates will not be specialists in Semiconductor Physics. Which are you most interested in? Is your question more academic-specific or career-specific or science-specific? We can help you better if you ask a more detailed question.
Fair enough. I've moved your question to the Academic Guidance forum for now to get you more focused replies.Both of academic-specific and career-specific.
Not sure whether it is still in operation, but wasn't there a company near Dresden that produced wavers? Should be not so difficult to figure out and eventually visit them. Not sure how far Leipzig is for you, but Dresden and Leipzig is a matter of an hour.
(1) That's an example of a physics program. Do you have an example of a materials science program? At major US universities, most (not all) materials programs are combined materials science and engineering (MS&E) programs. To re-emphasize previous info, semiconductor physics is a subset of physics, and semiconductor materials is a subset of materials science and engineering. Semiconductor devices and materials are also covered in many electrical engineering departments. There is considerable overlap between the three; emphasis and approaches, as well as knowledge applicable beyond semiconductors, vary.