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  • Resistive random access memory variability and its mitigation schemes 

    Pouman, Peyman; Amat Bertran, Esteve; Hamdioui, Said; Rubio Sola, Jose Antonio (2017-03-01)
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    The need for design of new computing and storage paradigms has leaded to the emergence of new technologies and procedures. Among these technologies, emerging non-volatile memories such as RRAMs are getting intense attention ...
  • A memristor-based quaternary memory with adaptive noise tolerance 

    Dabaghi Zarandi, Arezoo; Rubio Sola, Jose Antonio; Reza Reshadinezhad, Mohammad (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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    Considering the constraints of CMOS technology progress at the nano-domain, memristor technology is one of the preferred alternatives to merge with and substitute CMOS-based memory circuits. At the same time to increase ...
  • An academic RISC-V silicon implementation based on open-source components 

    Abella Ferrer, Jaume; Bulla, Calvin; Cabo Pitarch, Guillem; Cazorla Almeida, Francisco Javier; Cristal Kestelman, Adrián; Doblas Font, Max; Figueras Bagué, Roger; González Trejo, Alberto; Hernández Luz, Carles; Hernández Calderón, César Alejandro; Jiménez Arador, Víctor; Kosmidis, Leonidas; Kostalabros, Ioannis-Vatistas; Langarita Benítez, Rubén; Leyva Santes, Neiel; López Paradís, Guillem; Marimon Illana, Joan; Martínez Martínez, Ricardo; Mendoza Escobar, Jonnatan; Moll Echeto, Francisco de Borja; Moreto Planas, Miquel; Pavón Rivera, Julián; Ramírez Lazo, Cristóbal; Ramírez Salinas, Marco Antonio; Rojas Morales, Carlos; Rubio Sola, Jose Antonio; Ruiz, Abraham Josafat; Sonmez, Nehir; Soria Pardos, Víctor; Teres Teres, Lluis; Unsal, Osman Sabri; Valero Cortés, Mateo; Vargas Valdivieso, Iván; Villa Vargas, Luis Alfonso (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
    Conference report
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    The design presented in this paper, called preDRAC, is a RISC-V general purpose processor capable of booting Linux jointly developed by BSC, CIC-IPN, IMB-CNM (CSIC), and UPC. The preDRAC processor is the first RISC-V ...
  • Active radiation-hardening strategy in bulk FinFETs 

    Calomarde Palomino, Antonio; Rubio Sola, Jose Antonio; Moll Echeto, Francisco de Borja; Gamiz, Francisco (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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    In this paper, we present a new method to mitigate the effect of the charge collected by trigate FinFET devices after an ionizing particle impact. The method is based on the creation of an internal structure that generates ...
  • Shortest path computing in directed graphs with weighted edges mapped on random networks of memristors 

    Fernández Moya, Carlos; Vourkas, Ioannis; Rubio Sola, Jose Antonio (2020-03-01)
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    To accelerate the execution of advanced computing tasks, in-memory computing with resistive memory provides a promising solution. In this context, networks of memristors could be used as parallel computing medium for the ...
  • Mechanical energy harvesting taxonomy for industrial environments: application to the railway industry 

    López Díez, Pablo; Gabilondo, I.; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José; Moll Echeto, Francisco de Borja (2020-07-01)
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    Traditional industry is experiencing a worldwide evolution with Industry 4.0. Wireless sensor networks (WSNs) have a main role in this evolution as an essential part of data acquisition. The way in which WSNs are powered ...
  • A systematic method to design efficient ternary high performance CNTFET-based logic cells 

    Dabaghi Zarandi, Arezoo; Reza Reshadinezhad, Mohammad; Rubio Sola, Jose Antonio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-01-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    The huge quantity of nodes and interconnections in modern binary circuits leads to extremely high levels of energy consumption. The interconnection complexity and other issues of binary circuits encourage researchers to ...
  • Effect of lattice defects on the transport properties of graphene nanoribbon 

    Rallis, Konstantinos; Dimitrakis, Panagiotis; Sirakoulis, Georgios; Karafyllidis, Ioannis; Rubio Sola, Jose Antonio (2019)
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    Graphene nanoribbons are the most emerging graphene structures for electronic applications. Here, we present our calculation results on the impact of lattice defects on the transport properties of these structures. Preliminary ...
  • Linear, time-invariant model of the dynamics of a CMOS CC-CP 

    Palma Carmona, Kenneth; Moll Echeto, Francisco de Borja (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    This paper presents the development of a linear dynamic model of a MOS Cross Coupled Charge Pump (CC-CP) suitable for low voltage energy harvesting systems in the form of a Discrete-Time State-Space set of equations ...
  • Exploring the “resistance change per energy unit” as universal performance parameter for resistive switching devices 

    Gómez Mir, Jorge Tomás; Vourkas, Ioannis; Abusleme, Angel; Rodríguez Martínez, Rosana; Martin Martínez, Javier; Nafría Maqueda, Montserrat; Rubio Sola, Jose Antonio (2020-03-01)
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    Resistive switching (RS) device (memristor) technology is continuously maturing towards industrial establishment. There are RS devices that demonstrate an “incremental” (analog) switching behavior, whereas others change ...
  • Differential temperature sensors: Review of applications in the test and characterization of circuits, usage and design methodology 

    Barajas Ojeda, Enrique; Aragonès Cervera, Xavier; Mateo Peña, Diego; Altet Sanahujes, Josep (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-11-05)
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    Differential temperature sensors can be placed in integrated circuits to extract a signature ofthe power dissipated by the adjacent circuit blocks built in the same silicon die. This review paper firstdiscusses the singularity ...
  • Memristive logic in crossbar memory arrays: Variability-aware design for higher reliability 

    Escudero López, Manuel; Vourkas, Ioannis; Rubio Sola, Jose Antonio; Moll Echeto, Francisco de Borja (2019-01-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    The advent of the first TiO 2 -based memristor in 2008 revived the scientific interest both from academia and industry for this device technology and has so far led to several emerging applications including logic and ...

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