Education group: Circuits, Circuit Simulation and Compact Models.
R3 Model Xyce Simulation Lab
20 Nov 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Xufeng Wang
A tool exploring the internals of the R3 compact model through Xyce
A Quick Circuit Simulation Primer
15 Mar 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Aadithya V Karthik
Those who write compact models for use in circuit simulation need a basic understanding of what goes on inside a circuit simulator. This presentation is a short introduction for beginners. It briefly covers how circuit equations (so-called Differential Algebraic Equations, DAEs) are built up and...
The Berkeley Model Development Environment: A MATLAB-based Platform for Modeling and Analyzing Nanoscale Devices and Circuits
08 Jan 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Tianshi Wang, Jaijeet Roychowdhury
In this talk, we will provide a tutorial-style introduction to MDE, including how to use it to create and analyze custom device models.
SPICE Models for Magnetic Tunnel Junctions Based on Monodomain Approximation
30 Jul 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Xuanyao Fong, Sri Harsha Choday, Panagopoulos Georgios, Charles Augustine, Kaushik Roy
Models for simulating a magnetic tunnel junction in HSPICE. The usage description is included in the "USAGE" text file included in the archive. The libraries are encrypted and have been tested in HSPICE-G-2012.06, HSPICE-E-2010.12-SP2 and HSPICE-D-2010.03-SP1. The archives are named...
SPICE Model of Graphene Nanoribbon FETs (GNRFET)
12 Jul 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Ying-Yu Chen, Morteza Gholipour, Artem Rogachev, Amit Sangai, Deming Chen
This is a SPICE compatible model for both MOS- and Schottky-Barrier-type Graphene Nano-Ribbons Field-Effect Transistor. These MOS-GNRFET and SB-GNRFET models are implemented in HSPICE and can be used for circuit simulations. The model is implemented based on the...
Introduction to Compact Models and Circuit Simulation
19 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Tianshi Wang, Jaijeet Roychowdhury
The presentation is a gentle introduction to compact models, basic circuit simulation concepts, and flows for developing compact models. The roadmap for the NEEDS-SPICE platform, being developed to ease the process of developing simulation-ready compact models for novel nanodevices, is briefly...
Verilog-A: Present Status and Guidelines
19 Jun 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Geoffrey Coram
Verilog-A is the standard language for compact model development and implementation. This talk provides some background on the rationale for and development of Verilog-A, summarizes the current status of the language, and provides a short introduction and some tips for writing good compact models...
An Overview of Fourth Fundamental Circuit Element- 'The Memristor'
22 Jan 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Tukaram Dattatray Dongale
The fourth fundamental circuit element- Memristor, was mathematically predicted by Prof. Leon Chua in his seminal research paper in IEEE Transaction on Circuit Theory on the symmetric background. After four decade in 2008, researchers at the Hewlett–Packard (HP) laboratories reported the...
ECE 595Z Digital Systems Design Automation
24 Aug 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Anand Raghunathan
28 Feb 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Emmanuel Jose Ochoa, Stella Quinones
Understand how to calculate the equivalent impedance of circuit elements combined in parallel and/or series, and understand equivalent impedance calculations in rectangular and polar form.
Series and Parallel
17 Feb 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Emmanuel Jose Ochoa, Stella Quinones
Examine the resistance, R, inductance, L, or capacitance, C, of multiple elements in series or in parallel.
17 Apr 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Robert Benjamin Post, Stella Quinones
Convert from Delta to Wye configuration for resistances, and vice versa.
28 Feb 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Stella Quinones, Robert Benjamin Post
Visualize and understand the complex numbers represented in both rectangular and polar coordinates.
10 Feb 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Emmanuel Jose Ochoa, Stella Quinones
Understand the correct procedure for measuring voltage (V) and current (I), and observe the dependence between the interchange of the leads and the sign of the numerical reading.
Understand the dependence of resistance, R, inductance, L, and capacitance, C, on physical dimensions and material properties.
Resistor Color Code
10 Feb 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Robert Benjamin Post, Stella Quinones
Apply the color code to determine the resistance value of a resistor or input a resistance value and determine the color code of the resistor.
01 Sep 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Andrew Schwinke, Timothy S Fisher, Greg Walker
Linear thermal circuit simulation tool for both steady-state and transient problems
09 Oct 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Mario Renteria, Elliott Ivan Gurrola, Birkir Snær Sigfússon, Suhas Venkat Baddela, Sourabh Dongaonkar, Xingshu Sun, Muhammad Alam
Two dimensional spice simulation of thin film solar panels, including shunt induced variability, and partial shadow effects.
A methodology for SPICE-compatible modeling of nanoMOSFETs
17 Nov 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Alba Graciela Avila, David Espejo
An original SPICE-compatible model for Intel's 45nm High-K MOSFET is presented. It takes into account some Quantum-Mechanical Effects that occur at small scale like Channel Length Modulation (CLM), Threshold Voltage variation and Velocity saturation, and is the first in his class that is not...
06 Feb 2007 | | Contributor(s):: wei zhao, yu cao
Predictive model files for future transistor technologies.