Finite Boxes—A Generalization of the Finite-Difference Method Suitable for Semiconductor Device Simulation

Andrea F. Franz, Gerhard A. Franz, Siegfried Selberherr, Christian Ringhofer, Peter Markowich

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Abstract

A two-dimensional numerical device-simulation system is presented. A novel discretization scheme, called “finite boxes,” allows an optimal grid-point allocation and can be applied to nonrectangular devices.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1070-1082
Number of pages13
JournalIEEE Transactions on Electron Devices
Volume30
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - 1983
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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