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SUPER-SPICE: A VLSI Circuit Simulator Based on SPICE2 and the Waveform Relaxation Method
IEICE TRANSACTIONS (1976-1990)
Publication Date: 1986/04/25
Print ISSN: 0000-0000
Type of Manuscript: Special Section LETTER (Special Issue: Papers from 1986 National Convention IECE Japan)
Category: Silicon Devices and Integrated Circuits
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This letter describes the program structure and performance toward a newly developed VLSI circuit simulator, called SUPER-SPICE. In the SUPER-SPICE program, the waveform relaxation method is implemented. A small circuit analyzer is based on SPICE2. Therefore, with attention paid to simulation modes, not only transient analysis, but also DC and DC transfer curves, can be simulated by the simulator. Further, many kinds of nonlinear device models in SPICE2 are permitted to be used for VLSI circuit simulation.