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Title: Low-Energy and CPA-Resistant Adiabatic CMOS/MTJ Logic for IoT Devices
The tremendous growth in the number of Internet of Things (IoT) devices has increased focus on the energy efficiency and security of an IoT device. In this paper, we will present a design level, non-volatile adiabatic architecture for low-energy and Correlation Power Analysis (CPA) resistant IoT devices. IoT devices constructed with CMOS integrated circuits suffer from high dynamic energy and leakage power. To solve this, we look at both adiabatic logic and STT-MTJs (Spin Transfer Torque Magnetic Tunnel Junctions) to reduce both dynamic energy and leakage power. Furthermore, CMOS integrated circuits suffer from side-channel leakage making them insecure against power analysis attacks. We again look to adiabatic logic to design secure circuits with uniform power consumption, thus, defending against power analysis attacks. We have developed a hybrid adiabatic-MTJ architecture using two-phase adiabatic logic. We show that hybrid adiabatic-MTJ circuits are both low energy and secure when compared with CMOS circuits. As a case study, we have constructed one round of PRESENT and have shown energy savings of 64.29% at a frequency of 25 MHz. Furthermore, we have performed a correlation power analysis attack on our proposed design and determined that the key was kept hidden.  more » « less
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2021 IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on VLSI (ISVLSI)
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National Science Foundation
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