optical data storage


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optical data storage

[¦äp·tə·kəl ′dad·ə ‚stȯr·ij]
(computer science)
The technology of placing information in a medium so that, when a light beam scans the medium, the reflected light can be used to recover the information.
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Thomas will present an overview of subwavelength optical data storage technology at the prestigious Information Storage Industry Consortium (INSIC) symposium in July in Monterey, CA.
Research is conducted by an internationally renowned team of scientists that currently holds over 40 international patents and patent applications in the field of optical data storage.
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Magnetic and optical data storage, in addition to tapes and jukeboxes, are currently the most popular methods of data storage, but the demands of today's information systems are pushing current two-dimensional storage limits towards their natural limits.
We anticipate tremendous growth in optical data storage markets over the next five years, requiring a wide range of writable and read-only products in many different configurations.
Its systems are used to produce optical data storage media like CDs and DVDs, and magnetic data storage media for use in computer hard disk drives.
APA believes that Blue LEDs and blue lasers will play a key role in display applications, and optical data storage and information processing, respectively.
Major markets for WAM's products include magnetic and optical data storage, the wireless, semiconductor, photonic and hybrid segments of the microelectronics markets.
APA believes that Blue LEDs will play a key role in display applications and blue lasers will be vital in increasing the capacity of optical data storage devices.
Major end-use markets include telecommunications and computer, automotive electronics, magnetic and optical data storage, industrial components, aerospace and defense, and appliance.
We believe that this type of blue-laser device can be used for analytical and medical instrumentation, inspection and measurement, printing and optical data storage applications.
OMCS primarily provides precision cleaning and reconditioning services for PVD customers serving the magnetic and optical data storage, semiconductor and other technology-based growth markets.

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