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Jay Forrester Receives Patent on "Core" Memory

28th February 1956
Jay Forrester Receives Patent on "Core" Memory

Jay Forrester at MIT is awarded a patent for his coincident current magnetic core memory. 

Forrester's invention, given Patent No. 2,736,880 for a "multicoordinate digital information storage device," became the standard memory device for digital computers until supplanted by solid state (semiconductor) RAM in the mid-1970s.


 

 

 


 

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