Ultra Compact Non-volatile Flip-Flop for Low Power Digital Circuits Based on Hybrid CMOS/Magnetic Technology

  title={Ultra Compact Non-volatile Flip-Flop for Low Power Digital Circuits Based on Hybrid CMOS/Magnetic Technology},
  author={Gregory di Pendina and Kholdoun Torki and Guillaume Prenat and Yoann Guillemenet and Lionel Torres},
Complex systems are mainly integrated in CMOS technology, facing issues in advanced process nodes, in particular for power consumption and heat dissipation. Magnetic devices such as Magnetic Tunnel Junction (MTJ) have specific features: non-volatility, high cyclability (over 1016) and immunity to radiations. Combined with CMOS devices they offer specific and new features to designs. Indeed, the emerging hybrid CMOS/Magnetic process allows integrating magnetic devices within digital circuits… Expand
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