Generic controller dedicated to telemetry-controlled microsystems

Center for Wireless Integrated Microsyst., Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor, MI.
Conference proceedings: ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Conference 02/2006; 1:2075-8. DOI: 10.1109/IEMBS.2006.259286
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This paper introduces a generic controller designed for telemetry-controlled microsystems. This controller receives a data packet through a serial link carrying a command word and the associated data, and is capable of generating a variety of control/timing signals according to the definition of the received command. The flexible microprogrammed architecture of the controller allows for defining the commands functions in an on-chip mask-programmable read-only memory.

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