Schematics of Atanasoff-Berry Computer logic circuits?

William Donzelli wdonzelli at
Thu Aug 21 22:48:21 CDT 2008

>  The other minor factor ... solid state diodes did not happen untill about
> the middle of WWII.

Yes, and they sucked anyway.

Still, if there was enough money behind a computer project, I bet RCA
or Sylvania could have been convinced to make a run of diode gating
tubes using 6H6 elements.


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