Numerical Coupling of Electric Circuit Equations and Energy-Transport Models for Semiconductors

@article{Brunk2008NumericalCO,
  title={Numerical Coupling of Electric Circuit Equations and Energy-Transport Models for Semiconductors},
  author={Markus Brunk and Ansgar J{\"u}ngel},
  journal={SIAM J. Sci. Comput.},
  year={2008},
  volume={30},
  pages={873-894}
}
A coupled semiconductor-circuit model including thermal effects is proposed. The charged particle flow in the semiconductor devices is described by the energy-transport equations for the electrons and the drift-diffusion equations for the holes. The electric circuit is modeled by the network equations from modified nodal analysis. The coupling is realized by the node potentials providing the voltages applied to the semiconductor devices and the output device currents for the network model. The… 
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