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Comparative Study of different Flip Flop Cells for WSN Applications

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2014 by IJCA Journal
Volume 89 - Number 11
Year of Publication: 2014
Neetu Kumari
Satyajit Anand
P. P. Bhattacharya

Neetu Kumari, Satyajit Anand and P P Bhattacharya. Article: Comparative Study of different Flip Flop Cells for WSN Applications. International Journal of Computer Applications 89(11):13-16, March 2014. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Neetu Kumari and Satyajit Anand and P. P. Bhattacharya},
	title = {Article: Comparative Study of different Flip Flop Cells for WSN Applications},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2014},
	volume = {89},
	number = {11},
	pages = {13-16},
	month = {March},
	note = {Full text available}


Efficient power management in wireless sensor network is a critical issue as the sensor nodes are low powered devices. In a sensor node, flip flop consumes large amount of power as they make maximum number of internal transitions. Reduction in the power consumed by flip-flops shows a deep impact on the total power consumed. Hence, designing low power flip flop cells are highly important for enhancing the life time of network. This paper presents a comparative study of different flip flop cells for WSN applications based on simulation at 90nm and 45nm technology. The simulation results show that flip flop using multiplexers offers the best overall performance.


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