Processor core/CPU core—typically refer to the processor inside a microcontroller product or chip product, excluding the memory system, peripherals, and other system support components (e.g., power management, clock generation circuits). In some articles the word “core” might also refer to the part inside a processor that handles the software execution, excluding the interrupt controller and debug support hardware.
- Chapter 1. Introduction
- from The Definitive Guide to ARM® Cortex®-M0 and Cortex-M0+ Processors, 2nd Edition
- Publisher: Newnes
- Released: June 2015
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