May 29, 2014
By taking the circuit supply voltage close to that of the threshold voltage or even below, it is possible to optimize low-power VLSI design. But there are pitfalls.
June 4, 2012
For a growing number of applications, leakage is a major component of the lifetime energy consumption of an MCU, making it essential to shut the processor core down when it is not needed. Sleep modes help control that.