FPGA Architectures: An Overview

  • Umer Farooq
  • Zied Marrakchi
  • Habib Mehrez


Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) were first introduced almost two and a half decades ago. Since then they have seen a rapid growth and have become a popular implementation media for digital circuits. The advancement in process technology has greatly enhanced the logic capacity of FPGAs and has in turn made them a viable implementation alternative for larger and complex designs. Further, programmable nature of their logic and routing resources has a dramatic effect on the quality of final device’s area, speed, and power consumption.


Logic Block Static Random Access Memory Critical Path Delay Wire Segment Switch Block 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.COMSATS Institute of Information TechnologyKasurPakistan
  2. 2.FLEXRAS TechnologiesSaint DenisFrance
  3. 3.Paris VI, Laboratoire LIP6Université Pierre et Marie CurieParisFrance

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