The Xyce Parallel Electronic Simulator simulates electronic circuit behavior in DC, AC, HB, MPDE and transient mode using standard analog (DAE) and/or device (PDE) device models including several age and radiation aware devices. It supports a variety of computing platforms (both serial and parallel) computers. Lastly, it uses a variety of modern solution algorithms dynamic parallel load-balancing and iterative solvers.! ! Xyce is primarily used to simulate the voltage and current behavior of a circuit network (a network of electronic devices connected via a conductive network). As a tool, it is mainly used for the design and analysis of electronic circuits.! ! Kirchoff's conservation laws are enforced over a network using modified nodal analysis. This results in a set of differential algebraic equations (DAEs). The resulting nonlinear problem is solved iteratively using a fully coupled Newton method, which in turn results in a linear system that is solved by either a standard sparse-direct solver or iteratively using Trilinos linear solver packages, also developed at Sandia National Laboratories.
XYCE V 6.0; 002918MLTPL00
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Open Source Software package available from Sandia National Laboratories at the following URL: http://xyce.sandia.gov
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Sandia National Laboratories
United States Department of Energy
Eric Keiter, Thomas Russo, Robert Hoekstra, Richard Schiek, Heidi Thornquist, Ting Mei, Jason Verley, David Baur, Christina Warrender, Mingyu Hsieh, Erikik Zeek, Gary Hennigan, Lawrence Musson
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Title: Xyce() Parallel Electronic Simulator
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