Scope and Contents
Division 6 Memo M-3505. The coincident-current magnetic-core memory was suggested in 1949 by Jay W. Forrester as a reliable, random-access storage medium. Development of the first working memory of this type, for the Memory
Test Computer at M.I.T., established conclusively the superiority of such a memory over competitive systems and paved the way for others to
exploit the new device. Includes: magnetic memories, external selection, experimental results, memory criteria, design considerations,...