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Victor S Moore, Wayne R Kraft, Joseph C Rhodes Jr, William L Stahl Jr: Flexible processor on a single semiconductor substrate using a plurality of arrays. International Business Machines Corporation, Richards Harris & Medlock, October 12, 1982: US04354228 (56 worldwide citation)

A processor is provided that is fabricated on a single semiconductor substrate. The processor includes an AND array for receiving program instructions from input sources external of the processor and for generating product signals. An OR array is provided and interconnected to the AND array for rece ...


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Victor S Moore, Gerard A Veneski, Tony E Parker, Joseph C Rhodes Jr, Wayne R Kraft, William L Stahl Jr: Microword control system utilizing multiplexed programmable logic arrays. International Business Machines, Richard E Bee, June 10, 1986: US04594661 (40 worldwide citation)

A microword control system is provided for producing the sequences of microwords used to control the execution of processor instructions in a microprogrammed digital data processor. This microword control system includes a plurality of programmable logic array mechanisms responsive to the processor ...


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Wayne R Kraft, Victor S Moore, William L Stahl Jr, Nandor G Thoma: Bus line precharging tristate driver circuit. International Business Machines Corporation, Richard E Bee, July 23, 1985: US04531068 (22 worldwide citation)

A tristate driver circuit is provided on an integrated circuit chip for driving a bus line or signal line located off of the chip. This circuit very rapidly charges the bus line or signal line to positive voltage level each time and just before it switches to its tristate or high impedance output co ...


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Joseph C Rhodes Jr, Victor S Moore, Wayne R Kraft, John W Barrs: Microword generation mechanism utilizing separate programmable logic arrays for first and second microwords. International Business Machines, Richard E Bee, August 4, 1987: US04685080 (17 worldwide citation)

A microword generation mechanism is provided for producing the sequences of microwords used to control the execution of processor instructions in a microprogrammed digital data processor. This microword generation mechanism includes a first programmable logic array mechanism responsive to the proces ...


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Victor S Moore, Wayne R Kraft, Joseph C Rhodes Jr: Apparatus and method using a programmable logic array for decoding an operation code and providing a plurality of sequential output states. International Business Machines, Shelley Beckstrand, Richard E Bee, April 21, 1987: US04660171 (12 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for decoding computer operation codes. The operation code is decoded into a single product term in the AND array of a programmable logic array. That single product term is then processed through a clock driven sequencer to generate a plurality of sequential product terms. These ...


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Nandor G Thoma, Victor S Moore, Wayne R Kraft: Apparatus and method for decoding an operation code using a plurality of multiplexed programmable logic arrays. November 20, 1984: US04484268 (10 worldwide citation)

A plurality of programmable logic arrays (PLA's) operate in parallel, each to decode an operation code (OP code). A portion of the OP code is decoded to select one of the PLA's, and the decoded OP code from the selected PLA is gated through a multiplexer to provide the control code corresponding to ...


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Wayne R Kraft, Victor S Moore, William L Stahl Jr, Nandor G Thoma: Tristate driver circuit with low standby power consumption. International Business Machines Corporation, Richard E Bee, December 11, 1984: US04488067 (10 worldwide citation)

Improved tristate control circuitry is provided for a driver circuit formed on an integrated circuit chip. A parallel-connected combination of a depletion mode transistor and an enhancement mode transistor is connected in series in the voltage supply path for the driver circuit for controlling wheth ...


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Nandor G Thoma, Victor S Moore, Wayne R Kraft: Microword generation mechanism utilizing a separate branch decision programmable logic array. International Business Machines Corporation, August 7, 1990: US04947369 (7 worldwide citation)

A microword generation mechanism is provided for producing the sequences of microwords used to control the execution of processor instructions in a microprogrammed digital data processor. This microword generation mechanism includes programmable logic array means responsive to the processor instruct ...


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Wayne R Kraft, Moises Cases, William L Stahl Jr, Nandor G Thoma, Virgil D Wyatt: Integrated circuit mechanism for coupling multiple programmable logic arrays to a common bus. International Business Machines, Richard E Bee, April 15, 1986: US04583193 (6 worldwide citation)

An integrated circuit mechanism is provided for coupling the separate sets of output lines from a plurality of programmable logic arrays to the same set of bus lines of plural-line signal transfer bus. This coupling mechanism includes precharge circuitry for precharging each of the bus lines during ...


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Virgil D Wyatt, Wayne R Kraft, Nandor G Thoma: Large scale integration data processor signal transfer mechanism. International Business Machines, Richard E Bee, January 28, 1986: US04567561 (6 worldwide citation)

A digital data signal transfer mechanism is provided for use in large scale integration digital data processor circuitry formed on an integrated circuit chip. The signal transfer mechanism includes a plural-bit data bus formed on the integrated circuit chip for transferring plural-bit binary data si ...