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A Note on Synchronizer or Interlock Maloperation
March 1977 (vol. 26 no. 3)
pp. 317-318
E.G. Wormald, City Operations Section, Telecom Australia
This note discusses a way of avoiding the maloperation of synchronizers or interlocks subject to metastable action when handling signals from another differently clocked system. Several possible variations are described.
Index Terms:
Asynchronous interactions, flip-flop metastability, glitch, interrupt failure, synchronizer failure.
Citation:
E.G. Wormald, "A Note on Synchronizer or Interlock Maloperation," IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 317-318, March 1977, doi:10.1109/TC.1977.1674833
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