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Title: ELECTROSTATIC MEMORY SYSTEM

Abstract

An improved electrostatic memory system is de scribed fer a digital computer wherein a plarality of storage tubes are adapted to operate in either of two possible modes. According to the present irvention, duplicate storage tubes are provided fur each denominational order of the several binary digits. A single discriminator system is provided between corresponding duplicate tubes to determine the character of the infurmation stored in each. If either tube produces the selected type signal, corresponding to binazy "1" in the preferred embodiment, a "1" is regenerated in both tubes. In one mode of operation each bit of information is stored in two corresponding tubes, while in the other mode of operation each bit is stored in only one tube in the conventional manner.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4261861
Patent Number(s):
2853695
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G11 - INFORMATION STORAGE G11C - STATIC STORES
NSA Number:
NSA-13-004372
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-59
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
PATENTS; COMPUTERS; DIGITAL SYSTEMS; ELECTRON TUBES; ELECTROSTATICS; OPERATION; PULSE ANALYZERS; RECORDING SYSTEMS; SIGNALS; STORAGE

Citation Formats

Chu, J C. ELECTROSTATIC MEMORY SYSTEM. United States: N. p., 1958. Web.
Chu, J C. ELECTROSTATIC MEMORY SYSTEM. United States.
Chu, J C. Tue . "ELECTROSTATIC MEMORY SYSTEM". United States.
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abstractNote = {An improved electrostatic memory system is de scribed fer a digital computer wherein a plarality of storage tubes are adapted to operate in either of two possible modes. According to the present irvention, duplicate storage tubes are provided fur each denominational order of the several binary digits. A single discriminator system is provided between corresponding duplicate tubes to determine the character of the infurmation stored in each. If either tube produces the selected type signal, corresponding to binazy "1" in the preferred embodiment, a "1" is regenerated in both tubes. In one mode of operation each bit of information is stored in two corresponding tubes, while in the other mode of operation each bit is stored in only one tube in the conventional manner.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1958},
month = {9}
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