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Title: GATING CIRCUITS

Abstract

Control circuits for vacuum tubes are described, and a binary counter having an improved trigger circuit is reported. The salient feature of the binary counter is the application of the input signal to the cathode of each of two vacuum tubes through separate capacitors and the connection of each cathode to ground through separate diodes. The control of the binary counter is achieved in this manner without special pulse shaping of the input signal. A further advantage of the circuit is the simplicity and minimum nuruber of components required, making its use particularly desirable in computer machines.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
OSTI Identifier:
4247482
Patent Number(s):
2856526
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission DTIE; NSA-13-008369
NSA Number:
NSA-13-008369
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-59
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
PATENTS; CAPACITORS; CATHODES; CIRCUITS; COMPUTERS; CONTROL SYSTEMS; COUNTERS; DIODES; ELECTRON TUBES; PULSE GENERATORS; PULSES; SIGNALS; TRIGGERS; VACUUM

Citation Formats

Merrill, L.C. GATING CIRCUITS. United States: N. p., 1958. Web.
Merrill, L.C. GATING CIRCUITS. United States.
Merrill, L.C. Tue . "GATING CIRCUITS". United States.
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author = {Merrill, L.C.},
abstractNote = {Control circuits for vacuum tubes are described, and a binary counter having an improved trigger circuit is reported. The salient feature of the binary counter is the application of the input signal to the cathode of each of two vacuum tubes through separate capacitors and the connection of each cathode to ground through separate diodes. The control of the binary counter is achieved in this manner without special pulse shaping of the input signal. A further advantage of the circuit is the simplicity and minimum nuruber of components required, making its use particularly desirable in computer machines.},
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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1958},
month = {10}
}