Minimal 3 bit multiplicator circuit

2x3 bits in, multiplication, and then 6 bits out. There are no simpler designs. This is the record setter. It contains just NAND gates because that is simpler. I use 39 of them. The runner up used 48. And this is indeed bragging, to show off my circuit design abilities.

I have other more commercially interesting designs as well. They are faster, more cost efficient, use several types of gates, and also have few components. One example is an 8 bit cosine lookup table consisting of just 80 gates. I minimalise cost, energy and complexity of designs, and maximise speed.

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Propagation delay is presented approximately as the downward position of gates in my drawing.


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