Junction Diodes

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Junction Diodes

General form:

DXXXXXXX N+ N- MNAME <AREA>> <OFF> <IC=VD> <TEMP>

Examples:

DBRIDGE 2 10 DIODE1 DCLMP 3 7 DMOD 3.0 IC=0.2

N+ and N- are the positive and negative nodes, respectively. MNAME is the model name, AREA is the area factor, and OFF indicates an (optional) starting condition on the device for dc analysis. If the area factor is omitted, a value of 1.0 is assumed. The (optional) initial condition specification using IC=VD is intended for use with the UIC option on the .TRAN control line, when a transient analysis is desired starting from other than the quiescent operating point. The (optional) TEMP value is the temperature at which this device is to operate, and overrides the temperature specification on the .OPTION control line.