bit slice


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bit slice

adj
(Computer Science) computing (of central processing units) able to be built up in sections to form complete central processing units with various word lengths
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In comparison, 3-D systems excel at in-depth bit slice analysis, fully automated double-sided board inspection and z-height measurements.
Placement control is available by individual bits, by bit slice, by bit slice groups in arrays, and where there can be empty bits, sharing bits, flipped bits, special alignments or interleaving.
The cores that are now available from CAST for use in Xilinx programmable logic are: -- C16450 UART -- C16550 UART with FIFOs -- C_UART Compact UART -- C6850 Asynchronous Communications Interface Adapter (ACIA) -- C8255A Peripheral Interface -- C8259A Programmable Interrupt Controller -- C2901 Bit Slice unit