Plane of core memory

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Thu Apr 18 12:10:43 CDT 2019

On 4/18/19 9:42 AM, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote:

> The 1401 guys at CHM were working on one using a real 701 tube.
> I don't think it was ever finished.

I don't expect that any EBAM has survived--I think all of the stuff I
saw at CDC ADL was scrapped. Seems that the technology is all but
forgotten today:

It's mentioned in a proposal by Neil Lincoln back in the 1970s:

I've long thought that a scan converter tube  (e.g. 7912)  might make a
good electrostatic memory.


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