Issue No. 03 - March (1977 vol. 26)
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.
Asynchronous interactions, flip-flop metastability, glitch, interrupt failure, synchronizer failure.
E. Wormald, "A Note on Synchronizer or Interlock Maloperation," in IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 26, no. , pp. 317-318, 1977.