Microsystem Technologies

, Volume 25, Issue 1, pp 265–275 | Cite as

Sequential circuit design for networks of threshold functions in nanotechnology

  • Rami AkeelaEmail author
Technical Paper


While a general strategy for designing combinational circuits exists, little work has been done on sequential circuits using nanotechnology. This is due to the logic used to realize them, and hence designing circuits can be extremely complex. In this paper, the realization of sequential circuits in nanotechnology using threshold logic is addressed, and a novel methodology for realizing threshold logic-based state machines is proposed. This methodology presents a systematic approach to solve the issue of synchronicity with minimal hardware cost.



This research did not receive any specific grant from funding agencies in the public, commercial, or not-for-profit sectors.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Santa Clara UniversitySanta ClaraUSA

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