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Packing in six times more storage density with the help of table salt

Researchers have developed a process that can increase the data recording density of hard disks to 3.3 Terabit/in2, six times the recording density of current models. The key ingredient in the much enhanced patterning method that he pioneered is sodium chloride, the chemical grade of regular table salt.

Posted: Oct 14th, 2011

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Splitting spin to get ahead

A bismuth-based semiconducting material could enable control of electron spin, a crucial requirement for advancing novel devices.

Posted: Oct 14th, 2011

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