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Feb 26, 2021

Sub-diffraction optical writing enables data storage at the nanoscale

Posted by in categories: computing, nanotechnology, space

The total amount of data generated worldwide is expected to reach 175 zettabytes (1 ZB equals 1 billion terabytes) by 2025. If 175 ZB were stored on Blu-ray disks, the stack would be 23 times the distance to the moon. There is an urgent need to develop storage technologies that can accommodate this enormous amount of data.

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