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Asynchronous Processor Control

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000068087D
Original Publication Date: 1979-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Chiesa, GL [+details]

Abstract

In a synchronous data processor, one in which an external clock is used to trigger events in sequence, each processor action is a multiple of the clock period, and no action within the processor may occur any faster than one clock period.