A Robust Asynchronous Early Output Full Adder

A robust asynchronous full adder design corresponding to early output logic, synthesized using the elements of a standard cell library is presented in this paper. As the name suggests, the adder ensures gate orphan freedom and neatly fits into the self-timed system architecture. In comparison with many of the indicating full adder designs, which can be embedded in the self-timed system, it is found that the proposed full adder enables reduction in latency by 20.7%, occupies lesser area by 15.4% and features minimized average power dissipation by 8.6% against the best design metrics of its counterparts.

Provided by: WSEAS Topic: Hardware Date Added: Jul 2011 Format: PDF

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