Basics of Compact Model Development

By Sivakumar P Mudanai

Intel Corporation, Santa Clara, CA

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This tutorial is aimed at developing an understanding of what a compact model is, the need and role of compact models in the semiconductor industry and the requirements that a compact model must meet for acceptable use in circuit simulations. The tutorial will use simple examples from planar MOSFET compact models for illustration.

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