AR# 7670

XPLA2 - Usefulness of the hardwired XOR

Description

Why is the hardwired XOR useful in XPLA2 devices?

Solution

An XOR of N signals takes 2^(N-1) product terms to implement. Therefore, utilizing the hardware XOR gate can significantly reduce the number of product terms required by the design.

AR# 7670
Date 05/14/2014
Status Archive
Type General Article