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Researchers Claim 1.6TB of Data on DVD

May 21, 2009, 17:04 (0 Talkback[s])

"A team from Swinburne University of Technology in Australia said that by harnessing nanoparticles and a "polarization" dimension to existing technology, storage can be massively boosted without changing the size of a current disc.

"The researchers, who have signed a deal with Samsung Electronics, said the technique had allowed them to store 1.6 terabytes of data on a disc with the potential to one day store up to 10 terabytes.

"One terabyte would be enough to hold 300 feature length films or 250,000 songs."

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