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Helix Chip Counter

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000052513D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-11

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Hasse, L LoVerso, VA [+details]

Abstract

A counting arrangement is Provided which permits the number of chips in a helix chip storage device to be readily determined. The arrangement allows the chips in both full and partially full helixes to be counted, and may be modified so that different types of chips may be counted.