Analysis and comparison of XOR cell structures for low voltage circuit design

Shinichi Nishizawa, Tohru Ishihara, Hidetoshi Onodera

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Abstract

The performance of standard cells has a strong impact on the performance of a circuit synthesized with the cells. Although a complementary CMOS logic is usually used in the standard cells, it is known that a pass transistor logic can improve the performance of a circuit with a smaller area in some cases. We evaluate different types of XOR cells in different voltage conditions. Results show that the dual pass transistor XOR has a better performance than the complementary CMOS XOR in 0.6V operation, while the complementary CMOS XOR has a better performance in 1.2 V operation. More specifically, the area and the power consumption of a benchmark circuit composed of the dual pass transistor XOR can be reduced by 24% and 35%, respectively, compared to those of the same circuit composed of the complementary CMOS XOR in 0.6V operation.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 14th International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design, ISQED 2013
Pages703-708
Number of pages6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes
Event14th International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design, ISQED 2013 - Santa Clara, CA, United States
Duration: 2013 Mar 42013 Mar 6

Publication series

NameProceedings - International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design, ISQED
ISSN (Print)1948-3287
ISSN (Electronic)1948-3295

Conference

Conference14th International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design, ISQED 2013
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySanta Clara, CA
Period13/3/413/3/6

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality

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