The book addresses the need to investigate new approaches to lower energy requirement in multiple application areas and serves as a guide into emerging circuit technologies. It explores revolutionary device concepts, sensors, and associated circuits and architectures that will greatly extend the practical engineering limits of energy-efficient computation. The book responds to the need to develop disruptive new system architecutres, circuit microarchitectures, and attendant device and interconnect technology aimed at achieving the highest level of computational energy efficiency for general purpose computing systems.


  • Discusses unique technologies and material only available in specialized journal and conferences
  • Covers emerging applications areas, such as ultra low power communications, emerging bio-electronics, and operation in extreme environments
  • Explores broad circuit operation, ex. analog, RF, memory, and digital circuits
  • Contains practical applications in the engineering field, as well as graduate studies
  • Written by international experts from both academia and industry

chapter Chapter 1|32 pages

Clock Generation and Distribution for Low-Power Digital Systems

ByMartin Cochet, Guénolé Lallement, Fady Abouzeid, Philippe Roche

chapter Chapter 2|24 pages

Design of Low Standby Power Fully Integrated Voltage Regulators

ByYan Lu, Rui P. Martins

chapter 3|23 pages

On-Chip Regulators for Low-Voltage and Portable Systems-on-Chip

ByEmre Salman

chapter Chapter 7|19 pages

Aging Evaluation and Mitigation Techniques Targeting FPGA Devices

ByIoannis Stratakos, Konstantinos Maragos, George Lentaris, Dimitrios Soudris, Kostas Siozios