This paper presents an efficient technique for transient simulation of linear subnetworks characterized by S-parameters in the presence of nonlinear components. The proposed method is based on the recently developed model-reduction technique, complex frequency hopping. A new algorithm for computing the moments of 5-parameter-based subnetworks is presented. The proposed method is suitable for simulating large number of 5-parameter-based subnetworks in a general circuit environment consisting of lumped/distributed elements and nonlinear devices.

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Keywords Circuit simulation, Complex frequency hopping, Distributed networks, High-speed interconnects, Model-order reduction, Moment-matching techniques, Rf circuits, Scattering parameters
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Journal IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques
Achar, R, & Nakhla, M.S. (1998). Efficient transient simulation of embedded subnetworks characterized by-parameters in the presence of nonlinear elements. IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, 46(12 PART 2), 2356–2363. doi:10.1109/22.739223