Progress in Capacity, Cost/Byte Critical for Optical Data Storage
If optical data storage is to make further inroads in meeting the digital data storage needs that may also be satisfied by ongoing improvements in magnetic recording, continued performance enhancement and reduced cost/byte stored is essential. That was the message that keynote speaker Vic Jipson of IBM Almaden Research Center brought to the 1991 Topical Meeting on Optical Data Storage held in Colorado Springs, February 25-27.
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