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systems of nonlinear algebraic equations; semiconductor device equations
In this paper, two algorithms are proposed to solve systems of algebraic equations generated by a discretization procedure of the weak formulation of boundary value problems for systems of nonlinear elliptic equations. The first algorithm, Newton-CG-MG, is suitable for systems with gradient mappings, while the second, Newton-CE-MG, can be applied to more general systems. Convergence theorems are proved and application to the semiconductor device modelling is described.
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