IC Reliability Simulation

Chen-Ming Hu*

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The motivation and challenges of IC reliability simulation are discussed. Reliability simulator BERT is used to illustrate the physical models and approaches used to simulate the hot-electron effect, oxide time-dependent breakdown, electromigration, and bipolar transistor gain degradation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)241-246
Number of pages6
JournalIEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1992

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