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'''Light bulb''' is a [[period]] [[:Category:Oscillators with period 2|2]] [[oscillator]] that was found in [[:Category:Patterns found in 1971|1971]]. Its [[rotor]] is the only known 3-[[cell]] period 2 rotor, and it can be embedded in a slightly smaller [[stator]], giving the [[:Category:Patterns with 21 cells|21]]-[[cell]] variant shown below. Two other variants of this oscillator are also known.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.pentadecathlon.com/rotors/rotors.php?page=3 |title=Period 2 Oscillator Rotors |accessdate=March 16, 2009}}</ref>
 
'''Light bulb''' is a [[period]] [[:Category:Oscillators with period 2|2]] [[oscillator]] that was found in [[:Category:Patterns found in 1971|1971]]. Its [[rotor]] is the only known 3-[[cell]] period 2 rotor, and it can be embedded in a slightly smaller [[stator]], giving the [[:Category:Patterns with 21 cells|21]]-[[cell]] variant shown below. Two other variants of this oscillator are also known.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.pentadecathlon.com/rotors/rotors.php?page=3 |title=Period 2 Oscillator Rotors |accessdate=March 16, 2009}}</ref>
  
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==External links==
 
==External links==
[http://www.argentum.freeserve.co.uk/lex_l.htm#lightbulb Light bulb] at the Life Lexicon
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Revision as of 22:21, 26 May 2009

Light bulb
x = 7, y = 9, rule = B3/S23 b2obo$bob2o2$2b3o$bo3bo$bo3bo$2bobo$obobobo$2o3b2o! #C [[ THUMBSIZE 2 THEME 6 GRID GRIDMAJOR 0 SUPPRESS THUMBLAUNCH ]] #C [[ AUTOSTART ]]
Pattern type Oscillator
Number of cells 23
Bounding box 7×9
Period 2
Mod Unknown
Heat 3
Volatility Unknown
Strict volatility Unknown
Discovered by Unknown
Year of discovery 1971

Light bulb is a period 2 oscillator that was found in 1971. Its rotor is the only known 3-cell period 2 rotor, and it can be embedded in a slightly smaller stator, giving the 21-cell variant shown below. Two other variants of this oscillator are also known.[1]

Image gallery

A variant of the light bulb that is 2 cells smaller.

See also

References

  1. "Period 2 Oscillator Rotors". Retrieved on March 16, 2009.

External links