Re: 10,000 gigabytes in a sugar cube
Fri, 19 Nov 1999 16:44:45 -0500

On Fri, 19 Nov 1999 08:53:22 -0800 (PST) Doug Skrecky <> writes:
> The November 17,1999 edition of the Globe and Mail had an
> interesting article on a new 3-dimensional optical storage
> technology, which promises to offer 10,000 gigabytes
> (10 terabytes!) in a cubic centimeter. Currently a U. of T. group
> has produced a working model which packs 1,000 gigs of
> write-only memory in a cube. They are working to up this by
> a factor of ten, and also plan to upgrade to read/write memory.

They should concentrate on the read/write aspect, since 'write only' memory is completely useless, if it cannot be read.

Ron Kean




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