Emerging Technologies in Computing (JETC)


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ACM Journal on Emerging Technologies in Computing Systems (JETC), Volume 3 Issue 3, November 2007

Editorial to special issue DAC 2006
Krishnendu Chakrabarty, Sachin Sapatnekar
Article No.: 11
DOI: 10.1145/1295231.1295232

Prospect of ballistic CNFET in high performance applications: Modeling and analysis
Bipul C. Paul, Masaki Okajima, Thomas Lee, Shinobu Fujita
Article No.: 12
DOI: 10.1145/1295231.1295233

With the advent of carbon nanotube technology, evaluating circuit and system performance using these devices is becoming extremely important. In this article, we present a quasi-analytical device model for intrinsic ballistic CNFET, which can be...

Placement of defect-tolerant digital microfluidic biochips using the T-tree formulation
Ping-Hung Yuh, Yao-Wen Chang, Chia-Lin Yang
Article No.: 13
DOI: 10.1145/1295231.1295234

Droplet-based microfluidic biochips have recently gained much attention and are expected to revolutionize the biological laboratory procedures. As biochips are adopted for the complex procedures in molecular biology, its complexity is expected to...

Automated design of pin-constrained digital microfluidic biochips under droplet-interference constraints
Krishnendu Chakrabarty, Fei Su, William L. Hwang, Tao Xu
Article No.: 14
DOI: 10.1145/1295231.1295235

Microfluidics-based biochips, also referred to as lab-on-a-chip, are devices that integrate fluid-handling functions such as sample preparation, analysis, separation, and detection. This emerging technology combines electronics with biology to...

Evaluating area and performance of hybrid FPGAs with nanoscale clusters and CMOS routing
Reza M.P. Rad, Mohammad Tehranipoor
Article No.: 15
DOI: 10.1145/1295231.1295236

Advances in fabrication technology of nanoscale devices such as nanowires, carbon nanotubes and molecular switches provide new opportunities for implementing cluster-based FPGAs. Extensive research is needed to evaluate area and performance of...