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Due to the trend towards low power operation, as in autonomous systems where power constraints are very high, sensors are increasingly being required to dissipate very low power (few microwatts). In this paper, a low-power version of a smart temperature sensor in 0.7 mum CMOS technology is presented. Based on accuracy requirements, a minimum biasing current Ibias for the sensor's bipolar core is determined. Measurement results for Ibias = 250 nA and CS = 1.25 pF (ADC sampling capacitor) are shown. An inaccuracy below plusmn0.15degC from -55degC to 125degC is achievable with a two-point calibration.