volumetric storage

volumetric storage

[¦väl·yə¦me·trik ′stȯr·ij]
(communications)
Any data storage technology in which information is stored throughout a three-dimensional volume rather than merely on a surface.
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Eutectics have low melting point and its volumetric storage density is slightly higher than that of organic compounds.
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For example, it is highly likely that DVD technology will require some kind of volumetric storage scheme, either in the form of a multilayer or a holographic approach to increase data-storage capacity.