DC sweep parameters SOLVED

When viewing the drop-down list of possible parameters for a DC sweep, I cannot interpret the "suffixes" for many of the abbreviations e.g. D1.I(_S), D1.(TT), D1.(M_J), etc. Can anyone help me? Thank you.

by marshallatin
December 12, 2018

1 Answer

Answer by mikerogerswsm

These are the parameters used to make your devices, also seen when you click on 'parameters' as you build your circuit. One doesn't normally sweep them except for very special purposes. Just sweep a voltage or current in your circuit, or an L, C or R for tuning.

For a detailed look at the meanings, look at a datasheet for a typical device. For example: https://www.vishay.com/docs/81857/1n4148.pdf

ACCEPTED +2 votes
by mikerogerswsm
December 12, 2018

Also see Spice diode parameters: http://www.acsu.buffalo.edu/~wie/applet/spice_pndiode/spice_diode_table.html

by mikerogerswsm
December 12, 2018

Thank you mikerogerswsm! Your second link provided the answer I was looking for.

by marshallatin
December 13, 2018

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