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Method of Assuring a Two-Cycle Start, Zero-Cycle Stop, Non-Chopping on Chip Clock Control Throughout a VLSI Clock System

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000036361D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-28

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Jones, L Roche, TJ Still, GS [+details]

Abstract

In previous generations of processors a clock generation function was typically performed at a central location and clocking signals were distributed, as required. The clock controls and start/stop conditions were also located at this central location.