By William Liu
An specialist advisor to realizing and making optimal use of BSIM
Used via extra chip designers around the world than the other similar version, the Berkeley Short-Channel IGFET version (BSIM) has, during the last few years, verified itself because the de facto commonplace MOSFET SPICE version for circuit simulation and CMOS expertise improvement. but, previously, there were no autonomous professional publications or tutorials to complement a number of the BSIM manuals at present to be had. Written by way of a famous professional within the box, this ebook fills that hole within the literature by way of offering a finished advisor to figuring out and making optimum use of BSIM3 and BSIM4.
Drawing upon his large event designing with BSIM, William Liu offers a short background of the version, discusses many of the merits of BSIM over different versions, and explores the explanations why BSIM3 has been followed by means of nearly all of circuit brands. He then offers engineers with the specified functional details and tips they should grasp all of BSIM's gains. He:
- Summarizes key BSIM3 components
- Represents the BSIM3 version with an identical circuits for varied working conditions
- Provides a accomplished word list of modeling terminology
- Lists alphabetically BSIM3 parameters besides their meanings and correct equations
- Explores BSIM3's flaws and offers development suggestions
- Describes all of BSIM4's advancements and new features
- Provides important SPICE records, that are to be had on-line on the Wiley ftp site
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