AES 128 Advanced Encryption Standard Algorithm

AES 128 Advanced Encryption Standard Algorithm


Category: Crypto Core

Created: December 07, 2004

Updated: January 27, 2020

Language: VHDL

Other project properties

Development Status: Stable

Additional info: Design done

WishBone compliant: No

WishBone version: n/a

License: LGPL


This Core implements the Advanced Encryption Standard (Rijndael Algorithm) according to the NIST standard as documented in FIPS-197.
This AES core is developed for a key size of 128 bits and operates in ECB mode.
The project contains a synthesizable RTL along with a Test Bench set up to verify the Core with test vectors as described in the FIPS document.

General Features

Input and Key size of 128 bits.
Operation in ECB mode.
Performance adheres to FIPS-197.
Core with high speed and low latency.
RTL and TB in VHDL.


Core verified in simulation and uploaded.