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An improved Spice2 Zener diode model for soft-region simulation capability

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1 Author(s)
L. R. Piotrowski ; Harris Corp., Melbourne, FL, USA

A Spice2-compatible reverse diode model is formulated in which improvements are made to reverse low current leakage region. In addition, the diode parasitic series resistance is included in the breakdown region of the model and forces the model parameters IBV and BV to describe the terminal characteristics, as opposed to the internal diode component as in Spice2. The proposed model has been implemented in a special version of Spice2 and the results of the simulations are presented. The results show potential for improved integrated-circuit simulation reliability due to the extended capability of the Zener reference diode model

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IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems  (Volume:7 ,  Issue: 12 )