[time-nuts] HP 5065A super

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Fri Feb 23 19:15:03 EST 2018

In message <2A6C14A0-823A-4177-AEFD-BED8BCEA887E at n1k.org>, Bob kb8tq writes:

>It turns out that the nickel’s really awful magnetic properties at RF [...]

The semiconductor industry has serious problems with electromigration of
very tiny copper conductors.

A large company in the business spent an awful lot of money failing
to get Cobalt to work, before somebody said "But wait, isn't that
one of the magnetic elements ?"

It now seems to become Wolfram instead.

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