Low Power Integrated Circuit Design and Application

A special issue of Applied Sciences (ISSN 2076-3417). This special issue belongs to the section "Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 20 April 2024 | Viewed by 110

Special Issue Editors

Dr. Anindita Paul
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Guest Editor
Department of Computer Science and Electronics, Morehead State University, Morehead, KY 40351, USA
Interests: novel energy harvester; novel power management techniques and circuits; low-power sensor interfaces; low-power analog and mixed-signal circuits
Klipsch School of Electrical Engineering, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM 88003, USA
Interests: circuits; electronics; analog electronics; microelectronics spice simulation; cadence circuit simulation; CMOS; analog signal processing; VLSI technology

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The growing market of battery-operated portable electronic devices, wearable medical devices, and the wide application of the Internet of Things (IoT) in domestic life, the healthcare sector, manufacturing, and several other fields forced electronic circuit designers to become aware of energy efficiency and system management costs. These concerns are essential in modern electronics, allowing for lower device energy consumption and longer battery life or even proposed battery-less solutions.

The number of connected devices in IoT applications is expected to exceed 40 billion in 2025. Thus, it is vital to tackle the challenges involved in the design of ultra-low power solutions to ensure the feasibility of current and future systems, as well as to propose new mechanisms and energy extraction circuits that can complement or even replace the use of batteries. To achieve these goals, it is necessary to use special techniques to design low-power analog/digital integrated circuits.

For this Special Issue, authors are encouraged to submit their original research on the use of low-power integrated circuits to improve the energy efficiency of systems. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following fields:

  • Novel energy harvesters;
  • Novel power management techniques and circuits;
  • Low-power sensor interfaces;
  • Low-power analog and mixed-signal circuits.

Dr. Anindita Paul
Prof. Dr. Jaime Ramirez-Angulo
Guest Editors

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  • complementary metal-oxide semiconductor
  • Internet of Things
  • energy harvesting
  • wearable medical devices
  • self-powered sensors

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