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packing density

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(Computer Science) computing a measure of the amount of data that can be held by unit length of a storage medium, such as magnetic tape
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Individual inserts can carry 1, 2 or 4 individual cables providing high cable packing densities.
High packing densities with up to 8 receiver modules are allowed by the modular format in a 3RU frame.
However, Ulm's nanoindentation experiments (poking a tiny dot of cement paste with an even smaller needle and measuring the resistance), which relate the hardness of a nanoscale unit to its packing density, indicate that C-S-H particle strength occurs on a spectrum, suggesting that there could be more than two packing densities.
3 gallons in a variety of shapes and sizes - including square and rectangular for achieving the highest possible packing densities, with a minimum of secondary packaging materials.
The larger recording surface provided by linear technology drives allows for greater storage capacities in linear products at equivalent data packing densities.
Features such as high-value poly resistors and nitride capacitors and two-layer metal allow low-current circuits to be built with high packing densities.
The size of the particles also impacts density, since advances will need to provide higher bit packing densities and narrower track widths for shorter wavelength recording.