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TCAD Device Simulator
C++ Tcl Python Bison C Shell
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DEVSIM - TCAD Device Simulator

DEVSIM is a tool for TCAD Device Simulation, using finite volume methods. The source code is provided by Devsim LLC ( It is licensed under the LGPL Version 3.0, meaning you can link against it with your own software. Example scripts are provided under the Apache 2.0 License.

Supported Platforms:

  • Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite)
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Red Hat 6.5
  • Ubuntu 12.04 (LTS)
  • Ubuntu 14.04 (LTS)

Binary releases are currently available from Sourceforge.

Software Features:

  • Documentation
  • Python and Tcl scripting
  • DC, small-signal AC, impedance field method, transient
  • User specified partial differential equations (PDE).
  • 1D, 2D, and 3D simulation
  • 1D, 2D mesher
  • Import 3D meshes.
  • 2D cylindrical coordinate simulation
  • ASCII file format with PDE embedded.

Please see INSTALL file for installation instructions from source. Please see NOTICE and LICENSE files for copyright and license information.


Documentation available in doc/devsim.pdf. Windows specific information is available in windows.txt.


The official website is here:

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