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System-Level Simulation Using Mixed-Nature Models

Boegli, Alexis ; Moser, Vincent ; Amann, Hans Peter ; Pellandini, Fausto ; Romanowicz, Bart ; Lerch, Philippe ; Laudon, Matthew ; Renaud, Philippe

In: Proceedings of the 1st Europe-Asia Congress on Metatronics, 1996, p. 12-17

Miniaturized, integrated sensors and actuaturs are more and more used in microsystem applications. In order to promote their use further, specialists must make them more accessible to System designers. This can be done through behavioral modeling of sensors and actuators. The resulting models can be used in conjunction with models of the associated electronics to simulate a complete microsystem....

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A standard-cell library for a Sea-of-Gates : an experience with ICStation and ICBlocks

Boegli, Alexis ; Corthay, F. ; Amann, Hans Peter ; Pellandini, Fausto

In: 1st Annual Mentor Graphics Alpine Local Users' Group Conference' (ALPSLUG), 1996, vol. 1, p. 1-4

The aim of the present work was to port a standard-cell library for a Sea-of-Gates (a “SOG” is a pre-diffused circuit where just the “metal“ layers are missing) from “CIF” files existing in a competitors format to Mentor Graphics library format. Obviously, neither “ICStation“ nor “ICBlocks“ have been designed to handle standard-cells on a “SOG“. Therefore, many practical...

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Modeling and simulation of electromechanical transducers in microsystems using an analog hardware description language

Romanowicz, Bart ; Laudon, Matthew ; Lerch, Philippe ; Renaud, Philippe ; Amann, Hans-Peter ; Boegli, Alexis ; Moser, Vincent ; Pellandini, Fausto

In: IEEE Proceedings of European Design and Test Conference (ED&TC), 1997, p. 119-123

The analytical modeling and simulation of conservative electrostatic, electromagnetic and electrodynamic transducers found in microsystems using a non-linear lumped-parameter approach is presented in this paper. A comparison is made between this approach and the linearized equivalent circuit method. All models of transducers are written in HDL-ATM, a proprietary analogue hardware description...