An early storage device that used tensioned wires of nickel alloy carrying longitudinal waves produced and detected electromagnetically.
They had better storage behaviour than mercury delay lines.
[H. Epstein and O.B. Stram, “A High Performance Magnetostriction-Sonic Delay Line,” Transactions, Institute of Radio Engineers, Professional Group on Ultrasonic Engineering, 1957, pp. 1-24].
[mag-nee-tuh-teyl] /mægˈni təˌteɪl/ noun, Astronomy. 1. the narrow and elongated region of the magnetosphere of the earth or of another planet that extends in the direction away from the sun. magnetotail (māg-nē’tō-tāl’) The elongated extension of the Earth’s magnetosphere on the side facing away from the Sun. The magnetotail is shaped by the pressure of […]
[mag-nee-toh-tak-sis] /mægˌni toʊˈtæk sɪs/ noun, Biology. 1. movement or orientation of an organism in response to a magnetic field.
[mag-nee-toh-thur-moh-i-lek-tris-i-tee, -ee-lek-] /mægˈni toʊˌθɜr moʊ ɪ lɛkˈtrɪs ɪ ti, -ˌi lɛk-/ noun, Physics. 1. induced or affected by a magnetic field.
[mag-ni-tron] /ˈmæg nɪˌtrɒn/ noun, Electronics. 1. a two-element vacuum tube in which the flow of electrons is under the influence of an external magnetic field, used to generate extremely short radio waves. /ˈmæɡnɪˌtrɒn/ noun 1. an electronic valve with two coaxial electrodes used with an applied magnetic field to generate high-power microwave oscillations, esp for […]