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May 27th, 2010

Researchers use nanotech to create 50TB tapes

Abstract:
Japanese firm Hitachi Maxwell has teamed up with the Institute of Technology in Tokyo to create new tape storage technology which would allow products to reach over 50TB in capacity.

It has used what it calls the "Facing Targets Sputtering Method" on ultra thin nano-structured magnetic film - with magnetic particles smaller than 10 nanometres - allowing it to fit more information into a much smaller area and in turn raising the number of bits that can be stored.

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