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Physical Diode Model: DIODE2

Symbol

Equivalent Circuit

Parameters

Name Description Unit Type Default
ID Name used to identify the diode Text D1
Nu Ideality factor   1.2
T Temperature Temperature 22 DegC
Io Saturation current Current 1e-06 mA
R Series resistance Resistance 1 ohm
C Junction capacitance Capacitance 1 pF

Implementation Details

Implements an ideal diode having the I/V characteristic

where q is electron charge and K is Boltzmann's constant. Series resistance R and parallel junction capacitance C are linear.

Layout

This element does not have an assigned layout cell. You can assign artwork cells to any element. See “Assigning Artwork Cells to Layout of Schematic Elements” for details.

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