International workshop on reversible computing Power DesignLine Blog 11/29/2004 Post a comment Plans for the first international workshop on reversible computing continue to develop. I just got a confirmation from Charles Bennett of IBM, who was the original founder of the field. Charlie is the biggest "rock star" in reversible computing; he's greatly admired and respected by all of us.
The Reversible Computing Challenge Power DesignLine Blog 11/11/2004 Post a comment What are the limits to power efficiency? Good power management strategies are important, but ultimately, they are limited by the energy dissipated by individual operations. Read what an expert, Dr Michael Frank, thinks about this critically important issue in his first blog for Power Management DesignLine.
Portable power: where does it fit in your design? Power DesignLine Blog 11/9/2004 Post a comment Most design attention is devoted to the system's processor architecture, I/O, and all the functional blocks that make up a portable system. But the consequences of a poorly performing power system can be devastating. Read the thoughts from TI's Dave Heacock about this important issue.
Low-Power is king of the portable world Power DesignLine Blog 11/2/2004 Post a comment Where mobile devices are concerned, low power is king of the world. Here is a group of targeted articles for your low-power designs. The authors look at schemes for handhelds and more. They examine power consumption issues from four perspectives: software, processors, boards and end devices.
Blog Make a Frequency Plan Tom Burke 17 comments When designing a printed circuit board, you should develop a frequency plan, something that can be easily overlooked. A frequency plan should be one of your first steps ...