New optical disk tech promises petabit-level storage

More than 4,000 times more storage than Blu-ray

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Massive 1 petabit optical disk to revolutionise data storage
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Massive 1 petabit optical disk to revolutionise data storage

Researchers in China have unveiled a new optical storage technology that promises to redefine data storage capabilities.

Using 3D storage techniques, scientists at the University of Shanghai for Science and Technology developed an optical disk capable of accommodating 1.6 petabits of data (that's 1.6 million gigabits...

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