Introduction to device modeling and circuit simulation

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An introduction to SPICE-oriented semiconductor device modeling. The SPICE program allows engineers to simulate both individual devices and electronic circuits, performing a large number of different analyses needed for tasks such as verification of circuit designs and prediction of circuit performance.

Combines two subjects -- SPICE simulation and device modeling -- which have been dealt with separately in the past, but are interdependent on each other.
-- Features a large number of well-prepared examples of circuit simulations immediately following the description of many device models.

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TOR A. FJELDLY received his MSc from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and his PhD from Brown University. He is a professor at UniK-University Graduate Center and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, an adjunct professor at the University of Oslo, a visiting professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, as well as a Fellow of the IEEE and an elected member of the Norwegian Academy of Technical Sciences.

MICHAEL S. SHUR received an MSEE (with honors) from St. Petersburg Electrotechnical Institute and a PhD in Physics and a doctor of science degree from A. F. Ioffe Institute. From 1989 to 1996, he was John Money Professor at the University of Virginia, where he served as director of the Applied ElectroPhysics Laboratory. He is currently Roberts Professor of Solid State Electronics, Professor of Physics, Professor of Information Technology, and Director of the Center for Broadband Data Transport Science and Technology at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. A Fellow of IEEE and Fellow of APS, he is the author of Introduction to Electronic Devices and coauthor, with Prof essor Fjeldly and Trund Ytterdal, of Introduction to Device Modeling and Circuit Simulation, both published by Wiley.

ARTURAS ZUKAUSKAS is a professor at the Institute of Materials Science and Applied Research at Vilnius University, Lithuania.

MICHAEL S. SHUR is Patricia W. and C. Sheldon Roberts Professor of Solid State Electronics, Professor of Physics and Astronomy and Professor of Information Technology and Acting Director of the Center for Integrated Electronics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York.

REMIS GASKA is with Sensor Electronic Technology, Inc., Latham, New York.