Chapter 2

Technical Overview

Abstract

This chapter covers overview of the technical details of ARM® Cortex®-M0 and Cortex-M0+ processor, examples of how they are integrated into a system, the applications, and various factors for using Cortex-M0 and Cortex-M0+ processors including details of technical advantages.

Keywords

Applications of Cortex-M processors; ARMv6-M architecture; Example system designs; Features overview; Key components of the processors; Technical advantages

2.1. What are the Cortex®-M0 and Cortex-M0+ Processors?

The ARM® Cortex-M0 processor and Cortex-M0+ processors are both 32-bit processors. Their internal registers in the register banks, data paths, and the bus interfaces are all 32 bit. Both of them have a single main system bus ...

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