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Leakage power for extremely scaled (Leff = 25 nm) double-gate devices is examined. Numerical two-dimensional simulation results for double-gate CMOS device/circuit power are presented from physics principle, identifying that double-gate technology is an ideal candidate for low-power applications. Unique double-gate device features resulting from gate-gate coupling are discussed and effectively exploited for optimal low-leakage device design. Design tradeoffs for double-gate CMOS power and performance are suggested for low-power and high-performance applications. Total power consumptions of static and dynamic circuits and latches for double-gate device are analyzed considering state dependency, showing that leakage current is reduced by a factor of over 10X, compared with conventional bulk-Si counterpart.