lec1_lp - ELEC 5970-001/6970-001(Fall 2005 Special Topics...

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8/18/05 ELEC 5970-001/6970-001 Lecture 1 1 ELEC 5970-001/6970-001 (Fall 2005) Special Topics in Electrical Engineering Low-Power Design of Electronic Circuits Introduction Vishwani D. Agrawal James J. Danaher Professor Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Auburn University http://www.eng.auburn.edu/~vagrawal [email protected]
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8/18/05 ELEC 5970-001/6970-001 Lecture 1 2 Course Objective Low-power is a current need in VLSI design. Learn basic ideas, concepts and methods. Gain hands-on experience.
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8/18/05 ELEC 5970-001/6970-001 Lecture 1 3 Low-Power Design Design practices that reduce power consumption at least by one order of magnitude; in practice 50% reduction is often acceptable. General topics Algorithms and architectures High-level and software techniques Gate and circuit-level methods Power estimation techniques Test power
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8/18/05 ELEC 5970-001/6970-001 Lecture 1 4 VLSI Chip Power Density 4004 8008 8080 8085 8086 286 386 486 Pentium® P6 1 10 100 1000 10000 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 Year Power Density (W/cm 2 ) Hot Plate Nuclear Reactor Rocket Nozzle Sun’s Surface Source: Intel
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