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Volume 6 |Article ID 059514 | https://doi.org/10.1155/1998/59514

Zhiping Yu, Robert W. Dutton, "Second Order Newton Iteration Method and Its Application to MOS Compact Modeling and Circuit Simulation", VLSI Design, vol. 6, Article ID 059514, 5 pages, 1998. https://doi.org/10.1155/1998/59514

Second Order Newton Iteration Method and Its Application to MOS Compact Modeling and Circuit Simulation

Abstract

A robust second order Newton iteration scheme is proposed for solving the nonlinear algebraic equations. Potential applications include the projection of the initial guess to the solution when the parameters in the equations are changed. The mathematical derivation leading to the scheme is given and pros and cons of the method are discussed. As an example, the method has been applied to the evaluation of charge-sheet model for MOS as used in the circuit simulation.

Copyright © 1998 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


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