Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2021/049

ASIC Benchmarking of Round 2 Candidates in the NIST Lightweight Cryptography Standardization Process

Mark D. Aagaard and Nusa Zidaric

Abstract: This report presents area, throughput, and energy results for synthesizing the NIST Lightweight Cryptography Round 2 candidates on five ASIC cell libraries using two different synthesis tool suites.

Category / Keywords: implementation / NIST LWC, ASIC, area, clock speed

Date: received 13 Jan 2021, last revised 24 Feb 2021

Contact author: nzidaric at uwaterloo ca

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Version: 20210224:190329 (All versions of this report)

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