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Journal of Computational Electronics

, Volume 4, Issue 1–2, pp 105–110 | Cite as

Simulation of Power Gain and Dissipation in Field-Coupled Nanomagnets

  • G. CsabaEmail author
  • P. Lugli
  • A. Csurgay
  • W. Porod
Article

Abstract

Coupled nanomagnetic dots were proposed as a promising way to realize computing devices. This paper investigates power flow phenomena in these structures. Using micromagnetic simulations we will demonstrate that the power dissipation of those devices is close to the theoretical lowest limit of any computation and that coupled nanomagnets exhibit power gain, i.e. they are active devices. These results suggest that magnetic computing could be a functionally equivalent replacement of transistor-based circuits in signal processing applications, where robust, low-power operation is crucial.

Keywords

nanomagnetics field-coupled computing active circuits adiabatic clocking 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for NanoelectronicsTechnical University of MunichMunichGermany
  2. 2.Center for Nano Science and Technology, Department of Electrical EngineeringUniversity of Notre DameNotre DameUSA

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