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September 7th, 2007

Single nanoparticle all-optical memory on the horizon

Abstract:
Latest result brings optically switched gallium nanoparticle system a step closer to market.

Gallium nanoparticles stimulated with nanosecond optical pulses could be used as the basis of next-generation all-optical memory and data-storage technologies, say physicists in the UK. These memories could have reduced cell sizes and higher storage densities than today's devices.

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