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Trends and Challenges for Wireless Embedded DSP's

February 10, 2004

Date: Tuesday, February 10th, 2004
Time: 11am-12:15pm
Location: Woodward 149

Prof. Lawrence Clark, <>
Electrical and Computer Engineering, UNM

Abstract: Programmable digital signal processors (DSP) are key enablers of rapidly expanding wireless markets. The primary handset market, subject to strict power constraints, also creates substantial process scaling barriers. Nonetheless, DSP's in particular and hand-held IC's in general, are uniquely situated to utilize emerging circuit and SOC design techniques to their advantage, allowing more aggressive processes despite power barriers. This talk discusses some of these challenges and design opportunities.