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Best, R. L.


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A sequential-access three-microsecond core memory, 1956 March 8

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Identifier: 16
Scope and Contents Division 6 Memo M-4218. A proposed core memory is described that has sequential access to 256 registers (word storage locations), can read out a new word every 3 microsecond and has word length of 58 bits. A read-rewrite cycle for a given storage location requires 6 microseconds; the rewrite (or write), is accomplished during the 3 microsecond period that the next storage location is being read. Direct storage location selection provides a 3-to-1 selection ratio. Small, low-coercive-force...
Dates: 1956 March 8