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### Numbers in Generating Phase Coherent Electronic Systems

I am reading the following paper 'Störmer’s numbers in generating phase coherent electronic systems' written in 1969. More or less I understand that in microwave applications there is clearly a use ...
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### How can I understand hexadecimal columns as power of 16 in Jeff Duntemann's book?

I am studying this book: x64 Assembly Language Step-by-Step. Programming with Linux-Wiley (2024) JEFF DUNTEMANN If I understand correctly, 1 in hexadecimal is equal to 1 in decimal. However, the ...
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### How to convert floating point numbers to fixed point for use in a Verilog table? [closed]

I have a LUT in I need to assign values. They are in the range of 0 to 3.3. This is the code: ...
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### Problem with the smallest negative number using Signed-2's-Complement

I have a problem figuring out why the smallest negative number we can represent in 3 bits, using Signed-2's-Complement is -4. I understand that in S2C format, we can create numbers from 2x-1-1 (...
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### Verilog signed numbers representation

I am confused as to when the '-' sign is used and when 's' is used. This post is somewhat helping, although not entirely. Please correct if I am wrong: For example, to interpret 8'sd244, we write 244 ...
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### Subtraction using 2's complement, why 4, 8 or 16 bit are required

During subtraction using 2's complement, why it is important to decide on the number of bits we are going to use, (e.g. 4 bit, 8 bit, 16 bit etc) and use the same number of bits to write each number. ...
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### Bits are toggled in step 1 or 9's complement is done using subtraction?

In base 2, I want to subtract x-y using adder. Where, x = (1011)2 and y = (0101)2 [For verification, in decimal x=(11)10, y = (5)10. So, we are seeking (6)10 as the answer ] In base 2 using adder we ...
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