September 2017, Volume 64, Issue 9


Guest Editorial Special Issue on Circuits and Systems for the Internet of Things—From Sensing to Sensemaking
Massimo Alioto ; Edgar Sánchez-Sinencio ; Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli

Cyber-Medical Systems: Requirements, Components and Design Examples
Giovanni De Micheli

Circuit and System Designs of Ultra-Low Power Sensor Nodes With Illustration in a Miniaturized GNSS Logger for Position Tracking: Part I—Analog Circuit Techniques
Taekwang Jang ; Gyouho Kim ; Benjamin Kempke ; Michael B. Henry ; Nikolaos Chiotellis ; Carl Pfeiffer ; Dongkwun Kim ; Yejoong Kim ; Zhiyoong Foo ; Hyeongseok Kim ; Anthony Grbic ; Dennis Sylvester ; Hun-Seok Kim ; David D. Wentzloff ; David Blaauw

Circuit and System Designs of Ultra-Low Power Sensor Nodes With Illustration in a Miniaturized GNSS Logger for Position Tracking: Part II—Data Communication, Energy Harvesting, Power Management, and Digital Circuits
Taekwang Jang ; Gyouho Kim ; Benjamin Kempke ; Michael B. Henry ; Nikolaos Chiotellis ; Carl Pfeiffer ; Dongkwun Kim ; Yejoong Kim ; Zhiyoong Foo ; Hyeongseok Kim ; Anthony Grbic ; Dennis Sylvester ; Hun-Seok Kim ; David D. Wentzloff ; David Blaauw

Resistive RAM-Centric Computing: Design and Modeling Methodology
Haitong Li ; Tony F. Wu ; Subhasish Mitra ; H. -S. Philip Wong

A 0.6V 75nW All-CMOS Temperature Sensor With 1.67m°C/mV Supply Sensitivity
Xiaoyang Wang ; Po-Han Peter Wang ; Yuan Cao ; Patrick P. Mercier

Design and Analysis of an Always-ON Input-Biased pA-Current Sub-nW mV-Threshold Hysteretic Comparator for Near-Zero Energy Sensing
Aili Wang ; Chixiao Chen ; Chuanjin Richard Shi

A Single-Chip Image Sensor Node With Energy Harvesting From a CMOS Pixel Array
Jong Hwan Ko ; Mohammad Faisal Amir ; Khondker Zakir Ahmed ; Taesik Na ; Saibal Mukhopadhyay

Gaussian Pyramid: Comparative Analysis of Hardware Architectures
Fernanda D. V. R. Oliveira ; José Gabriel R. C. Gomes ; Jorge Fernández-Berni ; Ricardo Carmona-Galán ; Rocío del Río ; Ángel Rodríguez-Vázquez

Smart Energy-Efficient Clock Synthesizer for Duty-Cycled Sensor SoCs in 65 nm/28nm CMOS
David E. Bellasi ; Luca Benini

A Self-Adaptive Time-Based MPPT With 96.2% Tracking Efficiency and a Wide Tracking Range of 10 μ A to 1 mA for IoT Applications
Karim Rawy ; Felix Kalathiparambil ; Dominic Maurath ; Tony Tae-Hyoung Kim

Analysis and Design of a Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting System With Reconfigurable Array of Thermoelectric Generators for IoT Applications
Qiping Wan ; Ying-Khai Teh ; Yuan Gao ; Philip K. T. Mok

Efficient Solar Power Management System for Self-Powered IoT Node
Saroj Mondal ; Roy Paily

Integrated Reciprocal Conversion With Selective Direct Operation for Energy Harvesting Systems
Anand Savanth ; Alex S. Weddell ; James Myers ; David Flynn ; Bashir M. Al-Hashimi

Optimization of Power Conversion Efficiency in Threshold Self-Compensated UHF Rectifiers With Charge Conservation Principle
Kaveh Gharehbaghi ; Fatih Koçer ; Haluk Külah

Multipliers-Driven Perturbation of Coefficients for Low-Power Operation in Reconfigurable FIR Filters
Andrea Bonetti ; Adam Teman ; Philippe Flatresse ; Andreas Burg

Clock Data Compensation Aware Digital Circuits Design for Voltage Margin Reduction
Taesik Na ; Jong Hwan Ko ; Saibal Mukhopadhyay

Guided-Processing Outperforms Duty-Cycling for Energy-Efficient Systems
Long N. Le ; Douglas L. Jones

An Efficient Heterogeneous Memristive xnor for In-Memory Computing
Muath Abu Lebdeh ; Heba Abunahla ; Baker Mohammad ; Mahmoud Al-Qutayri

A 32 kb 0.35–1.2 V, 50 MHz–2.5 GHz Bit-Interleaved SRAM With 8 T SRAM Cell and Data Dependent Write Assist in 28-nm UTBB-FDSOI CMOS
Anuj Grover ; G. S. Visweswaran ; Chittoor R. Parthasarathy ; Mohammad Daud ; David Turgis ; Bastien Giraud ; Jean-Philippe Noel ; Ivan Miro-Panades ; Guillaume Moritz ; Edith Beigné ; Philippe Flatresse ; Promod Kumar ; Shamsi Azmi

HEAL-WEAR: An Ultra-Low Power Heterogeneous System for Bio-Signal Analysis
Loris Duch ; Soumya Basu ; Rubén Braojos ; Giovanni Ansaloni ; Laura Pozzi ; David Atienza

Connecting Things to the IoT by Using Virtual Peripherals on a Dynamically Multithreaded Cortex M3
Tobias Strauch

Self-Optimizing IoT Wireless Video Sensor Node With In-Situ Data Analytics and Context-Driven Energy-Aware Real-Time Adaptation
Ningyuan Cao ; Saad Bin Nasir ; Shreyas Sen ; Arijit Raychowdhury


An IoT Endpoint System-on-Chip for Secure and Energy-Efficient Near-Sensor Analytics
Francesco Conti ; Robert Schilling ; Pasquale Davide Schiavone ; Antonio Pullini ; Davide Rossi ; Frank Kağan Gürkaynak ; Michael Muehlberghuber ; Michael Gautschi ; Igor Loi ; Germain Haugou ; Stefan Mangard ; Luca Benini

Compressed Level Crossing Sampling for Ultra-Low Power IoT Devices
Jun Zhou ; Amir Tofighi Zavareh ; Robin Gupta ; Liang Liu ; Zhongfeng Wang ; Brian M. Sadler ; Jose Silva-Martinez ; Sebastian Hoyos

High-Dimensional Computing as a Nanoscalable Paradigm
Abbas Rahimi ; Sohum Datta ; Denis Kleyko ; Edward Paxon Frady ; Bruno Olshausen ; Pentti Kanerva ; Jan M. Rabaey

An Improved DPA Countermeasure Based on Uniform Distribution Random Power Generator for IoT Applications
Szu-Chi Chung ; Chun-Yuan Yu ; Sung-Shine Lee ; Hsie-Chia Chang ; Chen-Yi Lee

PUF Sensor: Exploiting PUF Unreliability for Secure Wireless Sensing
Yansong Gao ; Hua Ma ; Derek Abbott ; Said F. Al-Sarawi

Lightweight Hardware Architectures for the Present Cipher in FPGA
Carlos Andres Lara-Nino ; Arturo Diaz-Perez ; Miguel Morales-Sandoval

Bounded Selective Spanning With Extended Fast Enumeration for MIMO-OFDM Systems Detection
Yun Wu ; John McAllister

A Low-Power NB-IoT Transceiver With Digital-Polar Transmitter in 180-nm CMOS
Zheng Song ; Xiliang Liu ; Xiaokun Zhao ; Qiongbing Liu ; Zongming Jin ; Baoyong Chi

A Random Linear Network Coding Accelerator in a 2.4GHz Transmitter for IoT Applications
Georgios Angelopoulos ; Arun Paidimarri ; Muriel Médard ; Anantha P. Chandrakasan

A CMOS Seawater Salinity to Digital Converter for IoT Applications of Fish Farms
Cheng-Ta Chiang

Infrastructure Circuits for Lifetime Improvement of Ultra-Low Power IoT Devices
Nasim Shafiee ; Shikhar Tewari ; Benton Calhoun ; Aatmesh Shrivastava

A Bio-Inspired Analog Gas Sensing Front End
Ping-Chen Huang ; Jan M. Rabaey

Ultra-Low Power, Secure IoT Platform for Predicting Cardiovascular Diseases
Muhammad Yasin ; Temesghen Tekeste ; Hani Saleh ; Baker Mohammad ; Ozgur Sinanoglu ; Mohammed Ismail