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Issue No.05 - September/October (2011 vol.28)
pp: 72-83
Mariagrazia Graziano , Politecnico di Torino
Marco Vacca , Politecnico di Torino
Davide Blua , Politecnico di Torino
Maurizio Zamboni , Politecnico di Torino
ABSTRACT
<p>Editor's note:</p><p>Emerging computing technologies inherently exhibit high process and timing variation. Many researchers believe that an asynchronous approach is likely to play an enabling role in making these technologies feasible. This article compares the cost and performance of fully synchronous and mixed synchronous-asynchronous implementations of quantum cellular automata, and makes the case that asynchrony is inevitable at the top levels of QCA designs.</p><p align="right">&#x2014;Montek Singh, UNC Chapel Hill</p>
INDEX TERMS
design and test, magnetic quantum-dot cellular automata, magnetic memory, VHDL modeling, Null Convention Logic, asynchronous architecture, latency-insensitive design
CITATION
Mariagrazia Graziano, Marco Vacca, Davide Blua, Maurizio Zamboni, "Asynchrony in Quantum-Dot Cellular Automata Nanocomputation: Elixir or Poison?", IEEE Design & Test of Computers, vol.28, no. 5, pp. 72-83, September/October 2011, doi:10.1109/MDT.2011.98
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