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Using a Multi-Port Register File As a Data Funnel or Expander

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000036832D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-29

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Bailey, RN Mansfield, RL [+details]

Abstract

Disclosed is a method by which a multi-port register file can be used as a data funnel or expander. This method will reduce the number of components required to match data buses of unequal widths.