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Physical Diode Model: DIODE2


Equivalent Circuit


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.


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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