Fast asynchronous VSLI circuit design techniques and their application to microprocessor design / Shannon V. Morton.

by Shannon V. Morton

Institution: University of Adelaide
Year: 1997
Keywords: Integrated circuits Very large scale integration.; Asynchronous circuits Design and construction.; Microprocessors Design and construction.; Control systems.
Record ID: 1031913
Full text PDF: http://hdl.handle.net/2440/19049


This thesis describes a collection of design techniques engineered for high speed operation. A new gate representation is proposed to better reflect their functionality in an asynchronous domain. Two microprocessors (ECSTAC and ECSCESS) are implemented as an illustration of these design techniques.