Friday, October 28, 2016
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Samsung's Upcoming Galaxy S8 Smartphone To Feature Changes In Hardware, Get Artificial Intelligence Services
Fujitsu' New IP-HE950 Encoder and Decoder Offer real-time 4K Video Transmission
New G-Technology G-DRIVE Portable SSDs Feature USB-C Connectivity
Alphabet Reports Strong Sales As Mobile Search and Video Ads Drive Revenue Growth
New Radeon Pro 400 Series Graphics Power 15-inch MacBook Pro
LG ULtrafine 5K/4K Displays Offer Performance and Integration With MacBook And New MacBook Pro
Sony Brings PlayStation Vue To Android TVs
Apple unveils new MacBook Pro Featuring Touch Bar, Ultra-thin Design
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > PC Parts > New Con...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, January 16, 2009
New Concept Of Magnetic Data Storage Could Tenfold the Magnetic Storage Density

The storage density of computer hard drives is increasing rapidly, and researchers have tried to optimize the concept of magnetic data storage, along with the materials used for storing information.

Researchers from Forschungszentrum Rossendorf in Germany and the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona in Spain have found a different approach that could help to increase storage density by an order of magnitude.

The new concept would allow the production of very small magnetic zones on a material by irradiating the surface with highly focused ion beams. The irradiated domains expose magnetic properties. Since the beam can be extremely focused, the method can generate magnetic domains as small as 5nm to 10nm. The ion beam has a relatively low power and thus, there is no impact on the surface of the material, remainng flat enough to be used on a hard disk drive.

The researchers have not used any actual hard disk prototype for this method. They said that it could be implemented in hard disk drives as soon as they improve the storage stability of the material.

The technique would enable manufacturers to tenfold the magnetic storage density if successfully adapted to industrial processes. However, the researchers applied a series of magnetic "areas" on the surface of the material in their experiments. This serial writing method would be very slow to be implemented in hard disks.

Additiional information is available here (German).

Panasonic Introduces New FS-Series and DMC-LS85 Lumix Cameras        All News        YouTube Videos Come to Wii and PS3
Intel Slashes Prices of Core 2 Quad Processors     PC Parts News      Intel's Q4 Business Below Expectations

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Hitachi Hard Drives Remain The Most Reliable, Report Found
3Q15 Hard Disk Drive Shipments Report
WD Delivers New 6 TB 3.5-Inch HDD for Datacenters
New LaCie Porsche Design Mobile Drive Has USB-C Reversible Connector
SDK Starts Shipments of 2.5-Inch 750 GB HD Media
HDDs Shipments Increased In 2014
HGST Hard Disks Top Reliability Tests
ASTC Says 100 TB HDDs Coming in 2025
Toshiba Offers New 4TB and 5TB Desktop HDDs
New WD My Passport Portable Storage Drive Has Wireless Function And SD Card Slot
Western Digital Introduces 6 TB NAS Hard Drive, Seagate Starts Sampling 8GB Models
HDD Market Seen To Post Modest Growth in 2014

Most Popular News
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .