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Some aspects of semiconductor device simulation. (English) Zbl 0677.65125
Computing methods in applied sciences and engineering VII, Proc. 7th Int. Symp., Versailles/France 1985, 3-12 (1986).
Summary: [For the entire collection see Zbl 0651.00020.]
We present the basic physical equations that model the transient and steady-state behavior of mobile carriers in semiconductor devices. We also describe the time-stepping algorithm used in transient simulations, and we outline the principles of using continuation methods in steady- state calculations.

MSC:
65Z05 Applications to the sciences
65N40 Method of lines for boundary value problems involving PDEs
65L05 Numerical methods for initial value problems
65H10 Numerical computation of solutions to systems of equations
78A55 Technical applications of optics and electromagnetic theory
35Q99 Partial differential equations of mathematical physics and other areas of application