VHDL-AMS Modeling of Total Ionizing Dose Radiation Effects on CMOS Mixed Signal Circuits

@article{Mikkola2007VHDLAMSMO,
  title={VHDL-AMS Modeling of Total Ionizing Dose Radiation Effects on CMOS Mixed Signal Circuits},
  author={E. Mikkola and Bert Vermeire and H B Parks and R. Graves},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science},
  year={2007},
  volume={54},
  pages={929-934}
}
A hierarchical method for total dose effects simulation of large mixed signal circuits using VHDL-AMS is described. Simplified behavioral models (or macro-models) of small sub-circuits replace SPICE-level circuits. The behavioral models describe the electrical circuit behavior and its dependence on the radiation dose. The behavioral models of sub-circuits can be assembled into complex mixed signal circuits. As a result, the computational cost is reduced significantly compared to conventional… CONTINUE READING
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