Issue No. 10 - October (1979 vol. 28)
T.J. Chaney , Computer Systems Laboratory, Washington University
E. G. Wormald's note<sup>1</sup>proposes a way to prevent metastable action in synchronizers. Experimental results from testing his suggested circuits show that his solution does not work. A reference to a general proof that synchronizers must have a region of metastable action is given.
synchronizer failure, Arbiter, asynchronous interactions, flip-flop metastability, glitch, interrupt failure
T. Chaney, "Comments on "A Note on Synchronizer or Interlock Maloperation"," in IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 28, no. , pp. 802-804, 1979.