A Computational Efficient Method For Hbt Intermodulation Distortions And Two-Tone Characteristics Simulation

  • Kuen-Yu Huang
  • Yiming Li
  • C. P. Lee
  • S. M. Sze


In this paper, a new simulation method for two-tone characteristics calculations and the third-order intercept point (0IP3) of heterojunction bipolar transistor (HBT) in large-scale time domain is proposed. Base on waveform relaxation (WR) and monotone iterative (MI) methods, we solve a set of nonlinear ordinary differential equation (ODE) of equivalent circuit. With this approach, the two-tone characteristics in frequency domain for HBTs were directly computed from time domain result with fast Fourier transform (FFT). Simulation results on a realistic HBT are presented to show the accuracy and efficiency of the method.


Fast Fourier Transform Nonlinear Ordinary Differential Equation Time Domain Simulation Heterojunction Bipolar Transistor Spice Simulation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kuen-Yu Huang
    • 1
  • Yiming Li
    • 1
  • C. P. Lee
    • 1
  • S. M. Sze
    • 1
  1. 1.1Department of Electronics EngineeringNational Chiao Tung UniversityTaiwan

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