Scaling Integrated
Circuits

nScale lengths
by 1/a

nè Widths scale by 1/a

nè Gates per unit area scales by a2

nè Thicknesses scale by 1/a

nè Voltages scale by 1/a

nè Gate delay, t, scales by 1/a

nè Power/Gate scales by 1/a2

nè Power/Unit area scales by 1