VLSI Design

VLSI Design / 1998 / Article

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Volume 6 |Article ID 98910 | 4 pages | https://doi.org/10.1155/1998/98910

Monte Carlo and hydrodynamic simulation of a one dimensional n+ – n – n+ silicon diode


An improved closure relation - based on the entropy principle - is implemented in a Hydrodynamic model for electron transport. Steady-state electron transport in the “benchmark” n+ - n - n+ submicron silicon diode is simulated and the quality of the model is assessed by comparison with Monte Carlo results.

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