Compact Modelling of Non-linear Components in Verilog-A

  • Mujo HodzicEmail author
  • Aljo Mujcic
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 3)


This paper describes process of development compact models in the case of nonlinear overvoltage protection components. Verilog-A is a language that is widely used for development compact models of nonlinear components. An implementation of MOV and GDT compact models in Verilog-A hardware description language is presented. The Verilog-A codes of modeled components are sufficiently simple and based on mathematical description of voltage-current characteristics of selected overvoltage protection components. The proposed models are added into TINA circuit simulation environment and simulations are conducted for surge pulse 8/20 μs. The aim of the paper is to describe the process of model development using Verilog-A language and conduct the simulations in TINA software tool for simulation of electronic circuits.


Circuit Simulator Compact Model Nonlinear Element Hardware Description Language Spice Simulator 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.BH Telecom d.dSarajevoBosnia and Herzegovina
  2. 2.Faculty of Electrical Engineering TuzlaUniversity of TuzlaTuzlaBosnia and Herzegovina

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