Importance of low power electronic circuit design and its impact on energy consumption

  • Fazel Ziraksaz Shahid Beheshti University
Keywords: low power, Integrated Circuit, fabrication technology, electronic devices, power loss, energy consumption


In the modern world, Integrated Circuits (ICs) are an essential component of any electronic device, and it is practically impossible to imagine a world without them. When addressing energy consumption or environmental issues, many people, including researchers, tend to focus solely on power plants. However, today, there are billions of electronic devices, each containing numerous ICs, such as mobile phones, tablets, televisions, laptops, refrigerators, vacuum cleaners, cars, and more. In other words, a large portion of our modern energy consumption is attributed to electronic devices. Thus, reducing power consumption in each of these devices could significantly impact global energy consumption and environmental pollution. This paper emphasizes the importance of low-power Integrated Circuits and their potential to reduce worldwide energy consumption. It also briefly explores relevant technologies that contribute to energy efficiency in circuits, avoiding unnecessary complexities.


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