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VLSI Design
Volume 8 (1998), Issue 1-4, Pages 515-520
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/1998/47467

Calibration of a One Dimensional Hydrodynamic Simulator with Monte Carlo Data

1Dipartimento di Matematica, Viale Andrea Doria, Catania 95125, Italy
2SGS-THOMSON Microelectronics, Stradale Primo Sole 50, Catania 95121, Italy

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Abstract

In this paper we use the code Exemplar for matching a hydrodynamic 1D, time-dependent simulator and the transport coefficients obtained by the Monte Carlo simulator Damocles. This code is based on the Least Square method and it does not require any a priori knowledge about the simulator (analytical form of the equations etc.). The stationary electron flow in a one dimensional n+nn+ submicron silicon diode is simulated.