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Nanoscale electrothermal co-simulation: compact dynamic models of hyperbolic heat transport and self-consistent device Monte Carlo

Pilgrim, NJ, Batty, W, Kelsall, RW and Snowden, CM (2004) Nanoscale electrothermal co-simulation: compact dynamic models of hyperbolic heat transport and self-consistent device Monte Carlo In: 9th THERMINIC Workshop, 2003-09-24 - 2003-09-26, Aix-en-Provence, FRANCE.

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Abstract

Two problems in the self-consistent, electrothermal co-simulation of nanoscale devices, are discussed. It is shown that the construction of dynamic compact thermal models for nanoscale devices, based on solution of the hyperbolic (wavelike) heat transport equation, can follow essentially the same approach as the authors’ analytical thermal impedance matrixm ethod for the parabolic (diffusive) equation. The analytical impedance matrix method for the time-independent case is employed in a thermally self-consistent device Monte Carlo simulation, illustrating the potential for detailed study of nanoscale electrothermal effects.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
Additional Information: NOTICE: this is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Microelectronics Journal. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Microelectronics Journal, 35, October 2004, DOI 10.1016/j.mejo.2004.06.014
Uncontrolled Keywords: thermal simulation, electrothermal CAD, dynamic compact model, nanoscale devices, hyperbolic heat transport, heat wave equation, Monte Carlo simulation, pHEMT, TEMPERATURE-DEPENDENT DIFFUSIVITY/, THERMAL NONLINEARITY, CIRCUIT SIMULATION, HOT-ELECTRON, TRANSISTORS, CONDUCTION
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Electronic Engineering > Advanced Technology Institute
Depositing User: Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited: 28 Nov 2011 15:18
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2013 18:53
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/16914

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