Threshold Gate-Based Circuits from Nanomagnetic Logic

Adam Papp, Michael T. Niemier, Arpad Csurgay, Markus Becherer, Stephan Breitkreutz, Josef Kiermaier, Irina Eichwald, X. Sharon Hu, Xueming Ju, Wolfgang Porod, Gyorgy Csaba

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Abstract

This paper demonstrates the design of nanomagnetic logic (NML) gates with multiple weighted inputs, which are magnetic equivalents of threshold logic gates (TLGs). We use micromagnetic simulations to show that NML TLGs can be constructed with minimum overhead compared to standard NML gates, and they significantly reduce device footprint and interconnection complexity of magnetic logic circuits. As an example, we design a full adder circuit using said TLGs and compare its performance to majority-gate-based NML.

Original languageEnglish
Article number6863664
Pages (from-to)990-996
Number of pages7
JournalIEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology
Volume13
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2014

Keywords

  • Adders
  • Logic gates
  • Magnetic circuits
  • Magnetic domains
  • Magnetic hysteresis
  • Magnetostatics
  • Switches

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