Wang core memory patent

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Date
1955-05-17
Creator
Wang, An
Keywords
Inventions; Storage; Electrical; mechanical
Object ID
500004488

Wang co-invented the pulse transfer controlling device with Way-Dong Woo, a schoolmate from China. Wang’s patent was one of the most important for core memory and IBM paid him $500,000 in 1955 for rights to it.