High Performance Optimization of Low Power Multi -Threshold Voltage using Level Converters
S.Mani kandan, Dean-Ice,Vks College Of Engineering, Karur, Tamilnadu, India.
Manuscript received on February 04, 2013. | Revised Manuscript received on February 27, 2013. | Manuscript published on March 05, 2013. | PP: 25-29 | Volume-3 Issue-1, March 2013. | Retrieval Number: A1282033113/2013©BEIESP
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Abstract: Applying multiple supply voltages (multi- VDD) is an effective technique for reducing the power consumption without reducing speed in an integrated circuit (IC). In order to transfer signals among the circuits operating at different supply voltages specialized voltage level converters are required. Two new multi threshold voltage (multi-VTH) level converters are proposed in this paper. The proposed level converters are compared with the level converters in , for operation at different supply voltages. When the level converters are individually optimized for minimum power consumption and propagation delay, the proposed level converters offers significant power saving and speed is enhanced as compared to the level converter in  of same technology.
Keywords: High-performance, multiple supply voltages, multiple threshold voltages, power efficiency, voltage level converters.