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Preliminary Tests on the Four-core Magnetic-memory Array, 1951 June 18

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 16

Scope and Contents

MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Engineering Note E-406. Successful operation of a four-core magnetic-memory array indicates the soundness of a multi-coordinate storage and selection scheme. The ability of one core to retain information in the face of an unlimited amount of disturbing activity was tested, and current-variation margins determined.


  • 1951 June 18



From the Collection: 3.9 Gigabytes (4035 MB in 1835 digital files in 31 folders)

From the Collection: 56.3 Cubic Feet (189 boxes including 142 microfilm reels)

Language of Materials

From the Series: English

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