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Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 845957, 13 pages
Finding the Energy Efficient Curve: Gate Sizing for Minimum Power under Delay Constraints
Department of Electric Engineering, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel
Received 23 September 2010; Accepted 28 January 2011
Academic Editor: Shiyan Hu
Copyright © 2011 Yoni Aizik and Avinoam Kolodny. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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