Mei-Kei Ieong, Ting-Wei Tang, "Distributed Algorithms for Three-dimensional Semiconductor Device Simulations", VLSI Design, vol. 6, Article ID 093982, 4 pages, 1998. https://doi.org/10.1155/1998/93982
Distributed Algorithms for Three-dimensional Semiconductor Device Simulations
We describe a newly developed parallel three-dimensional semiconductor device simulator. The program utilizes the message passing architecture and has been developed on a network of workstations. Two iterative algorithms to solve the nonlinear semiconductor device equations are presented. The algorithms are tested by simulating a three-dimensional MOSFET structure. A near-ideal speedup for the distributed algorithms has been obtained for Poisson’s equation.
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