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Design of a Simple General Purpose Microprocessor with Self-Sleep Buffer

by Esther Rani. T, Rameshwar Rao
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 66 - Number 20
Year of Publication: 2013
Authors: Esther Rani. T, Rameshwar Rao
10.5120/11204-6490

Esther Rani. T, Rameshwar Rao . Design of a Simple General Purpose Microprocessor with Self-Sleep Buffer. International Journal of Computer Applications. 66, 20 ( March 2013), 41-47. DOI=10.5120/11204-6490

@article{ 10.5120/11204-6490,
author = { Esther Rani. T, Rameshwar Rao },
title = { Design of a Simple General Purpose Microprocessor with Self-Sleep Buffer },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { March 2013 },
volume = { 66 },
number = { 20 },
month = { March },
year = { 2013 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 41-47 },
numpages = {9},
url = { https://ijcaonline.org/archives/volume66/number20/11204-6490/ },
doi = { 10.5120/11204-6490 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
}
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Abstract

In this paper, a general purpose microprocessor is implemented and a self sleep circuit is used to reduce the power. MTCMOS is proven to be the best technique to reduce leakage power in deep submicron regime. Placing sleep transistor in fine grain has its own advantages and disadvantages and global sleep transistor is not practical. So, distributed MTCMOS is considered as better alternative for placing sleep device in the design at block level. As the routing resources are involved even in the distributed, self-sleep is suggested to reduce number of nets and transistors. This is verified in a simple microprocessor that executes eight number of instructions using 90nm technology savings in power and area observed.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences

Keywords

Self-sleep Routing resources Distributed MTCMOS Deep submicron