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Design of Arithmetic Circuits in Quantum Dot Cellular Automata Nanotechnology

  • Recent research on Design of Arithmetic Circuits in Quantum Dot Cellular Automata Nanotechnology

  • Provides an introduction to digital design in Quantum Cellular Automata

  • The material is also applicable to other technologies such as resonant tunneling diodes, single electron transistors etc.

Book

Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 599)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. K. Sridharan, Vikramkumar Pudi
    Pages 1-10
  3. K. Sridharan, Vikramkumar Pudi
    Pages 11-17
  4. K. Sridharan, Vikramkumar Pudi
    Pages 19-26
  5. K. Sridharan, Vikramkumar Pudi
    Pages 27-55
  6. K. Sridharan, Vikramkumar Pudi
    Pages 57-71
  7. K. Sridharan, Vikramkumar Pudi
    Pages 73-78
  8. K. Sridharan, Vikramkumar Pudi
    Pages 79-89
  9. K. Sridharan, Vikramkumar Pudi
    Pages 91-95
  10. K. Sridharan, Vikramkumar Pudi
    Pages 97-99
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 101-116

About this book

Introduction

This research monograph focuses on the design of arithmetic circuits in Quantum Dot Cellular Automata (QCA). Using the fact that the 3-input majority gate is a primitive in QCA, the book sets out to discover hitherto unknown properties of majority logic in the context of arithmetic circuit designs.

The pursuit for efficient adders in QCA takes two forms. One involves application of the new results in majority logic to existing adders. The second involves development of a custom adder for QCA technology. A QCA adder named as hybrid adder is proposed and it is shown that it outperforms existing multi-bit adders with respect to area and delay. The work is extended to the design of a low-complexity multiplier for signed numbers in QCA. Furthermore the book explores two aspects unique to QCA technology, namely thermal robustness and the role of interconnects.

In addition, the book introduces the reader to QCA layout design and simulation using QCADesigner.

Features & Benefits:

This research-based book:

·         Introduces the reader to Quantum Dot Cellular Automata, an emerging

nanotechnology.

·         Explores properties of majority logic.

·         Demonstrates application of the properties to design efficient arithmetic

circuits.

·         Guides the reader towards layout design and simulation in QCADesigner.

Keywords

Arithmetic Circuits Computational Intelligence Digital Circuits Intelligent Systems QCA Quantum Cellular Automata Quantum Computing Circuits

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology MadrasChennaiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Electrical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology MadrasChennaiIndia

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