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Research on Rent's rule in electrical engineering, the applied sciences, and technology has been based on the publication of a 1971 interpretation of Rent's memoranda by B. S. Landman and R. L. Russo. Because of the wide impact of Rent's work and requests from researchers, we present his original memoranda in this paper. We review the impact of Rent's work(More)
This paper presents models and a methodology to evaluate tradeoffs between technology and design to obtain the highest frequency in ULSI design projects and quantifies the performance improvement that can be expected. With respect to the standard chip design process, it is well known in the academic community that circuits and chips are required to satisfy(More)