CC-100 PowerOp IP
The CC-100 PowerOp IP harvests waste energy (logic overlap current) in digital and mixed signal SOC’s, and recycles a portion of it back into the system for an overall lower system power profile. This IP allows users to save watts of power, depending on how much digital or dynamic power is being consumed in a given SOC, and can fit in the left-over “white space” of most SOC or processor designs.
In short, this IP turns the standard power saving techniques around, saving power when circuits turn on, thus complimenting, not competing with, standard industry techniques normally used to save power.
The CC-100 PowerOp IP has been realized in Proof-of-Concept silicon and has been produced and characterized on the IBM CM018RF RF manufacturing process.
The CC-100 PowerOp IP import is scalable to any IC process ranging from .6um to 28nm, available on request from CurrentRF Proof-of-concept, characterization, and design aid documents and boards for the CC-100 IP are also available on request.