Chip design methodology

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A macro of a silicon wafer. Each shiny coloured square is a chip with microscopic transistors and circuits.

The chip design methodology improves cybersecurity of low-power devices such as smart cards. Partner with us to accelerate development through licensing or co-development opportunities.

The technology

The chip design methodology uses an application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) to hide a chip’s encryption operations. This prevents cybersecurity breaches via side-channel attacks.

Market need

Low-power devices such as smart cards store sensitive personal data. More robust cybersecurity is needed to prevent unauthorised access.

Technology status

A chip created with the new methodology outperformed standard encryption methods. A patent has been filed for the design methodology.

Contact

Eric Höfgen

Knowledge & Tech Transfer

T: +61 3 8344 4519

E: heric@unimelb.edu.au


Chip design methodology flyer (PDF)

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