An algorithm for nano-pipelining of circuits and architectures for a nanotechnology.

In this paper, we describe an algorithm to post-process a register-transfer level (RTL) architecture to enable gate-level pipelining or nano-pipelining for the nanotechnology based on resonant tunneling diodes (RTDs). Nano-pipelining offers the opportunity to obtain massive throughput and, therefore, has applications in data-intensive algorithms such as digital signal processing (DSP). Since RTDs are a self-latching nanotechnology, nano-pipelining is an implicit property that should be exploited for this technology. The novelty of this work lies in exploring and demonstrating the benefits of nano-pipelining and presenting an algorithm for architectural nano-pipelining.

Main Author: Gupta, Pallav.
Other Authors: Jha, Niraj K.
Language: English
Published: 2004
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