Inspec keywords: flip-flops; reliability; microprocessor chips; floating point arithmetic; power aware computing; integrated circuit reliability; embedded systems

Other keywords: adjacent register hardened RF; floating point RF reliability enhancement techniques; counterpart register; normal operating conditions; floating point critical bits; nonutilised bits; serious design challenge; critical element; reduced power budget; power-efficient reliable register file; aggressive-environment applications; embedded processors; aggressive environments; on-board data processing; RF architecture; integer registers; error hardening; low power budget; embedded system manufacturers; fault immune computing systems; adjacent byte-level narrow-width values; processor pipeline; authors propose; highly aggressive operating conditions

Subjects: Microprocessors and microcomputers; Logic circuits; Logic and switching circuits; Reliability; Microprocessor chips