© 2006

High-Performance Energy-Efficient Microprocessor Design

  • Vojin G. Oklobdzija
  • Ram K. Krishnamurthy


  • A unique compilation of academic and professional research contributions from top persons in the Microprocessor Design community


Part of the Series on Integrated Circuits and Systems book series (ICIR)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Christian Piguet
    Pages 1-30
  3. Bart R. Zeydel, Vojin G. Oklobdzija
    Pages 31-55
  4. Nikola Nedovic, Vojin G. Oklobdzija
    Pages 57-88
  5. Nestoras Tzartzanis
    Pages 89-119
  6. Ameya R. Agnihotri, Satoshi Ono, Mehmet Can Yildiz, Patrick H. Madden
    Pages 121-146
  7. Vojin G. Oklobdzija, Bart R. Zeydel
    Pages 147-169
  8. Sanu K. Mathew, Mark A. Anders, Ram K. Krishnamurthy
    Pages 171-187
  9. Eric M. Schwarz
    Pages 189-208
  10. Phil Emma
    Pages 235-287
  11. Warren R. Anderson
    Pages 289-309
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 337-338

About this book


Microprocessors of today contain close to a billion transistors, while achieving the performance of super-computers just a decade ago. Designing such processors takes hundreds of people organized into large teams. High Performance Energy Efficient Microprocessor Design is written by the world’s most prominent microprocessor design leaders from the industry and academia. It provides a complete coverage of all the aspects of a complex microprocessor design process from technology, power management, clocking, high-performance architecture, design methodologies, memory and I/O design, computer aided design, testing and design for testability. The chapters are written to provide the latest state of the art knowledge of particular aspects of microprocessor design, while including sufficient tutorial content in order to bring non-experts up to speed. High Performance Energy Efficient Microprocessor Design is intended to be a useful companion book for every design engineer working in the related areas and a source of technical information as well as a comprehensive reference in the field. It should also serve as the source book for technical and business managers involved in microprocessor based design and manufacture. The chapters are organized in a way which makes it possible to use this book as a textbook for graduate courses in advanced digital and system design. The book is intended to highlight practical problems encountered in designing state of the art processors, while yet covering fundamental principles that are independent of technology.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Vojin G. Oklobdzija
    • 1
    • 2
  • Ram K. Krishnamurthy
    • 3
  1. 1.Integration Corp.Berkeley
  2. 2.California and University of CaliforniaUSA
  3. 3.Microprocessor Research LaboratoryIntel Corp.Hillsboro

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