Chapter 9

Low Power and System Control Features


The first part of this chapter covers the characteristics of low power systems, the low power feature available on the Cortex®-M processors, and how to utilize the low power feature in application software. The second part of the chapter describes system features including the SysTick timer, self reset and other programmable system control registers.


sleep; low power; WFI; WFE; event; Sleep-on-Exit; Wakeup Interrupt Controller (WIC); SysTick; reset; System Control Block (SCB)

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