Nowakowski, Jerzy (2008) Development of a New Electro-thermal Simulation Tool for RF Circuits. [Tesi di dottorato] (Unpublished)

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Item Type: Tesi di dottorato
Language: English
Title: Development of a New Electro-thermal Simulation Tool for RF Circuits
Date: 9 December 2008
Number of Pages: 162
Institution: Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II
Department: Ingegneria biomedica, elettronica e delle comunicazioni
PHD name: Ingegneria elettronica e delle telecomunicazioni
PHD cycle: 21
PHD Coordinator:
Rinaldi, Niccolò
Date: 9 December 2008
Number of Pages: 162
Uncontrolled Keywords: thermal, electro-thermal, RF, thermal resistance, thermal impedance, mutual interactions, temperature effects, semiconductor device, ADS, Spice, Verilog-a, Simulator, Design Automation
MIUR S.S.D.: Area 09 - Ingegneria industriale e dell'informazione > ING-INF/01 - Elettronica
Date Deposited: 12 Nov 2009 16:16
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2014 11:36
DOI: 10.6092/UNINA/FEDOA/3285


Thermal interactions set a tremendous challenge for electronic designers, and a device/system can not be considered anymore as purely electrical one, since exists a strong interaction between operating temperature and electrical operating point. As a consequence, the electronic industry has a huge necessity of electro-thermal simulation tools, which will be able to take both thermal and electrical interactions into account during a design process. The Ph. D. research activity was pursued towards the development of electro-thermal simulation tool based on commercially available software by Agilent, called Advanced Design System (ADS). The ADS is currently the electronic industry standard tool for Radio-Frequency simulation. The task has been completed successfully, and the working electro-thermal code has been created.

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