magnetic storage

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Noun1.magnetic storage - any storage medium in which different patterns of magnetization are used to represent stored bits or bytes of informationmagnetic storage - any storage medium in which different patterns of magnetization are used to represent stored bits or bytes of information; "the hard disk in you computer is magnetic storage"
data-storage medium, storage medium - a medium for storing information
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This means that a sputtered sample in an orientation around 5[degrees]-10[degrees] should be preferred in technological applications, such as quaternary magnetic storage devices.
By taking a novel approach and beginning at the smallest unit of data storage, the atom, scientists demonstrated magnetic storage that is at least 100 times denser than today's hard disk drives and solid state memory chips.
magnetic storage density without disrupting the state of neighbouring bits.
They are used, for example, as magnetic storage cells in nonvolatile magnetic memory chips or as highly sensitive magnetic sensors to read out the data stored on hard disks.
This is the opposite of the case with magnetic storage. Since there are negligible positioning delays with SSD, pre-clearing is a performance issue.
Branford said: ""Magnetism is already used extensively in magnetic storage for computing.
The thickness reduction, from about 5 nm to less than 2 nm, coupled with better PTR control and reduction, translates directly into closer spacing between the read/write head and the magnetic storage layer, increasing the information capacity.
Over time, flash will be more significant in areas now the domain of rotating magnetic storage and Seagate will have product offerings for it, he added.<p>Copyright 2009 IDG Middle East.
"With enhanced features for the mobile environment, these new 1.8-inch HDDs enable mobile system manufacturers to reap the benefits of high-capacity magnetic storage, along with better power efficiency and ruggedness."
Slower, but longer-term, non-volatile memory is often provided by magnetic storage media commonly in the form of a hard disk drive (HDD).
The sputtering technique allows depth-profiling analysis and also makes the technique useful for examining magnetic storage media, semiconductor materials, thin films and coatings.
The first ideas for the magnetic storage of neutrons came from W.