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Power Dissipation in Digital CMOS Circuits

  • P. R. van der Meer
  • A. van Staveren
  • A. H. M. van Roermund
Part of the The Kluwer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 841)

Abstract

From chapter 2 it has become clear that power dissipation plays an important role when considering operational costs, environment, local chip temperatures and battery lifetime. The power dissipation of a computational process depends on the physical process on which it is based. Two types of physical processes can be distinguished, see figure 3.1:
  • reversible processes;

  • irreversible processes.

Keywords

Threshold Voltage Power Dissipation Gate Oxide Clock Period Leakage Power 
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Copyright information

© Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. R. van der Meer
    • 1
  • A. van Staveren
    • 2
  • A. H. M. van Roermund
    • 3
  1. 1.Delft University of TechnologyDelftThe Netherlands
  2. 2.National Semiconductor CorporationDelftThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Eindhoven University of TechnologyEindhovenThe Netherlands

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