Bubble Domain Sorting Memory
Original Publication Date: 1978-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-21
Magnetic bubble memories have potential for use as data files. In many business applications the data file needs to be sorted. For example, the items stored in the file may be sorted according to the magnitudes of the keys associated with the items. A magnetic bubble sorting memory is described in which the sorting operation on its contents may be accomplished within the memory.