New Architecture for Flip Flops Using Quantum-Dot Cellular Automata

Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 249)

Abstract

This article proposes a thorough design and analysis of Quantum-dot Cellular Automata (QCA) flip flops. QCA is an emerging technology which provides implementation of digital technology at the nano-scale level. These circuits have the advantages of higher switching speed, smaller size and less power consumption compared to CMOS circuit. Compared to the previous designs this circuits have less number of cells and less area. All the proposed designs are simulated using the QCADesigner and the analysis of the result proves the validity of the circuits.

Keywords

QCA Flip Flop Emerging technology Nano-Technology 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer and System SciencesVisva Bharati UniversitySantiniketanIndia
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringBengal Institute of Technology and ManagementSantiniketanIndia

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