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Issue No. 05 - September/October (2011 vol. 28)
ISSN: 0740-7475
pp: 52-61
Jo Ebergen , Oracle Labs
Russell Kao , Oracle Labs
Jon Lexau , Oracle Labs
David Hopkins , Oracle Labs
<p>Editors' note:</p><p>This article presents a case study of a fast and energy-efficient hardware implementation of a stack. The design is highly scalable, as its cycle time remains unchanged and energy per operation grows very slowly, with an increase in the number of storage locations. This design example demonstrates two often-claimed benefits of asynchronous circuit design: the potential for high average-case performance and low power consumption.</p><p align="right">&#x2014;Montek Singh (UNC Chapel Hill) and Luciano Lavagno (Politecnico di Torino)</p>
design and test, asynchronous circuits, LIFO, stack, static-energy consumption, dynamic-energy consumption

J. Lexau, R. Kao, D. Finchelstein, J. Ebergen and D. Hopkins, "An Evaluation of Asynchronous Stacks," in IEEE Design & Test of Computers, vol. 28, no. , pp. 52-61, 2011.
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