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Dynamic Microinstruction Word Width Expansion

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000051854D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-11

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Jones, DM [+details]

Abstract

The figure shows a memory arrangement for storing variable length micro instructions for use by a microprocessor. Such arrangements are advantageously employed where the microinstructions include a small number of microinstruction types which require additional bit positions to implement additional functions.