An Approximate Explicit Solution to General Diode Equation

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an approximate explicit solution for a normalized diode has been developed in this paper. The accuracy of the diode current calculation and its derivative prediction has also been verified compared with the result of the iterative method. Compared with the previous others, this new approximate solution requires no numerical iteration but more accurate and computation efficient, thus it is more suitable to implement into the circuit simulators for engineering application and design.

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Journal: TechConnect Briefs
Volume: 3, Technical Proceedings of the 2007 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, Volume 3
Published: May 20, 2007
Pages: 666 - 669
Industry sector: Sensors, MEMS, Electronics
Topic: Compact Modeling
ISBN: 1-4200-6184-4