An efficient homotopy method for solving transistor circuits

Yasuaki Inoue, Yu Imai, Makoto Ando, Kiyotaka Yamamura

    研究成果: Conference contribution

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    Finding DC operating points of transistor circuits is a very important and difficult task. To cope with this difficult task, homotopy methods have been studied from various viewpoints. For efficiency of globally convergent homotopy methods, it is important to construct an appropriate homotopy function. In conventional homotopy methods, linear auxiliary functions have been commonly used. In this paper, a homotopy method using some nonlinear auxiliary function is proposed. The proposed method utilizes a nonlinear function closely related to circuit equations to be solved, so that it efficiently finds DC operating points of practical transistor circuits. Numerical examples show the effectiveness of the proposed algorithm.

    元の言語English
    ホスト出版物のタイトルMidwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems
    2
    出版物ステータスPublished - 2004
    イベントThe 2004 47th Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems - Conference Proceedings - Hiroshima, Japan
    継続期間: 2004 7 252004 7 28

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    OtherThe 2004 47th Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems - Conference Proceedings
    Japan
    Hiroshima
    期間04/7/2504/7/28

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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    Inoue, Y., Imai, Y., Ando, M., & Yamamura, K. (2004). An efficient homotopy method for solving transistor circuits. : Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (巻 2)