Plane of core memory
elson at pico-systems.com
Thu Apr 18 21:08:02 CDT 2019
On 04/18/2019 03:15 PM, Noel Chiappa via cctalk wrote:
> > From: Jon Elson
> > As soon as somebody figured out that you could combine the sense and
> > inhibit wires, everybody immediately went to 3-wire planes.
> I"m suprised the idea wasn't patented. Or maybe it was, and they made the
> license widely available at modest terms?
I was thinking the same thing, but can't find any references
to who invented it. it certainly sounds like the sort of
thing to get a patent on.
Point of interest, my freshman advisor was Bill Papian, who
was Jay W. Forrester's grad student when he invented
coincident-current core memory.
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