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February 21, 2018

Bulk transistor design aims for near-threshold power cuts

Semiwise, a startup founded by University of Glasgow professor Asen Asenov and former CEO of Gold Standard Simulations (GSS), has developed a low-power CMOS transistor technology suitable for ultralow-power sensor nodes.
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November 28, 2017

Near-threshold clock control aims to improve processor efficiency

Minima Processor is working on the first processor cores that will be customized to use its timing-control technology to push supply voltages into the near-threshold zone.
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March 24, 2015

TI uses Cortex-M4F to provide low-power 32bit upgrade for MSP430

Texas Instruments has launched a family of ARM-based microcontrollers intended to act as a migration path from its low-energy 16bit MSP430 series, developing its own flash-capable 90nm process to implement them.
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January 19, 2015

Ambiq uses subthreshold techniques to cut power on ARM MCUs

Research by the University of Michigan into subthreshold circuit design has led to spinoff company Ambiq Micro creating a family of microcontrollers that it claims provide an ARM Cortex-M4F with power consumption at levels normally associated with an M0+.
June 5, 2012

DAC 2012: ARM tips subthreshold power-gating technique

Could subthreshold circuitry help extend the reach of power gating? Mike Muller said during his DAC keynote that the technique looks viable.
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