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Volume 1, Number 2, Page 102 (1957)
Nontopical Issue
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A 32,000-Word Magnetic-Core Memory

by E. D. Foss, R. S. Partridge
The development of the IBM 738 magnetic core storage unit is described and associated engineering problems are discussed, including the electrical and mechanical arrangements for packaging more than one million magnetic cores and their circuits. This paper describes the driver circuits and the sense amplifier used for this system.
Related Subjects: IBM 738; Memory (computer) design and technology; Memory, magnetic core