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/*******************************************************************************
 * Module: level_cross_clocks
 * Date:2015-07-19  
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 * Author: Aandrey Filippov     
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 * Description: re-sample signal to a different clock to reduce metastability
 *
 * Copyright (c) 2015 Elphel, Inc .
 * level_cross_clocks.v is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
 * it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
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 * files and/or simulating the code, the copyright holders of this Program give
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 * you the right to distribute the covered work without those independent modules
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 *******************************************************************************/
`timescale 1ns/1ps

module  level_cross_clocks#(
    parameter WIDTH = 1,
    parameter REGISTER = 2 // number of registers (>=12)
)(
    input              clk,
    input  [WIDTH-1:0] d_in,
    output [WIDTH-1:0] d_out
);
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    generate
        genvar i;
        for (i = 0; i < WIDTH ; i = i+1) begin: level_cross_clock_block
            if (REGISTER <= 1)
                level_cross_clocks_ff_bit    level_cross_clocks_single_i ( // just a single ff (if metastability is not a problem)
                    .clk   (clk),       // input
                    .d_in  (d_in[i]),   // input
                    .d_out (d_out[i])   // output
                );
            else if (REGISTER == 2)
                level_cross_clocks_sync_bit  level_cross_clocks_sync_i ( // classic 2-register synchronizer
                    .clk   (clk),       // input
                    .d_in  (d_in[i]),   // input
                    .d_out (d_out[i])   // output
                );
            else
                level_cross_clocks_single_bit #( // >2 bits (first two only are synchronizer)
                    .REGISTER(REGISTER)
                ) level_cross_clocks_single_i (
                    .clk   (clk),       // input
                    .d_in  (d_in[i]),   // input
                    .d_out (d_out[i])   // output
                );
        end
    endgenerate
endmodule

module  level_cross_clocks_single_bit#(
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    parameter REGISTER = 3 // number of registers (>=3)
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)(
    input   clk,
    input   d_in,
    output  d_out
);
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    reg  [REGISTER - 3 : 0] regs = 0;
    wire                    d_sync; // after a 2-bit synchronizer
    wire [REGISTER - 2 : 0] regs_next = {regs, d_sync};
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    assign d_out = regs[REGISTER -3];
    always @ (posedge clk) begin
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        regs <= regs_next[REGISTER - 3 : 0]; // | d_in complains about widths mismatch
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    end
    level_cross_clocks_sync_bit level_cross_clocks_sync_bit_i (
        .clk   (clk), // input
        .d_in  (d_in), // input
        .d_out (d_sync) // output
    );
endmodule
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// Classic 2-bit (exactly) synchronizer
module  level_cross_clocks_sync_bit(
    input   clk,
    input   d_in,
    output  d_out
);
`ifndef IGNORE_ATTR
    (* ASYNC_REG = "TRUE" *)
`endif
    reg  [1:0] sync_zer; 
    assign d_out = sync_zer [1];
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    always @ (posedge clk) begin
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        sync_zer <= {sync_zer[0],d_in};
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    end
endmodule

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module  level_cross_clocks_ff_bit( // just a single FF if REGISTER == 1 (if metastability is not a problem)
    input       clk,
    input      d_in,
    output reg d_out
);
    always @ (posedge clk) begin
        d_out <= d_in;
    end
endmodule