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This paper presents a hybrid-type TCAM architecture which can utilize the benefits of both NOR and NAND-type TCAM cells: high speed and low power. A hidden bank selection scheme is proposed to activate limited amount of cells during the search operation avoiding additional timing penalty. Match fine repeaters and sub-match fine scheme are used for fast NAND search operation. A test chip with 144-kb TCAM capacity is implemented using 0.1-μm 1.2-V CMOS process to verify the proposed schemes. It shows 2.2 ns of match evaluation time on a 144-bit data search with 0.7 fJ/bit/search energy efficiency.