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New Design Methodologies for High Speed Low Power XOR-XNOR Circuits

Authors: R. K. Nagaria, Shiv Shankar Mishra, S. Wairya, S. Tiwari


New methodologies for XOR-XNOR circuits are proposed to improve the speed and power as these circuits are basic building blocks of many arithmetic circuits. This paper evaluates and compares the performance of various XOR-XNOR circuits. The performance of the XOR-XNOR circuits based on TSMC 0.18μm process models at all range of the supply voltage starting from 0.6V to 3.3V is evaluated by the comparison of the simulation results obtained from HSPICE. Simulation results reveal that the proposed circuit exhibit lower PDP and EDP, more power efficient and faster when compared with best available XOR-XNOR circuits in the literature.

Keywords: High Speed, low power, Arithmetic Circuits, Exclusive-OR (XOR), Exclusive-NOR (XNOR)

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