Pipsquirter 1 is a period 6 pipsquirter that was found in November 1997 by Noam Elkies. It features a block acting as an induction coil and its phases have 50, 50, 53, 50, 52, and 53 cells, respectively.
Martin Grant found a 276-glider synthesis of pipsquirter 1 on March 17, 2016.
Generation 5 reveals that this oscillator
really is a pipsquirter
As a reflector
Pipsquirter 1 has the ability to act as a 90-degree glider reflector when it is combined with a block, boat and eater 1. The input path (in green) and output path (in red) of the glider are shown below.
- ↑ Re: Synthesising Oscillators (discussion thread) at the ConwayLife.com forums