Glossary Definition for LFSR

Glossary Term: LFSR 

Definition

Linear Feedback Shift Register: A shift register in which some of its outputs are connected to the input through some logic gates (typically, an exclusive-or (XOR). A wide variety of bit patterns can be generated inexpensively, including pseudo-random sequences. Can be used as a noise generator.

Some application notes that include an LFSR:

Synonyms
  • Linear Feedback Shift Register

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