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Researchers Invent "Acoustic-assisted" Magnetic Information Storage
February 14, 2013
Electrical engineers have discovered a way to use high-frequency sound waves to enhance the magnetic storage of data, offering a new approach to improve the data storage capabilities of a multitude of electronic devices around the world.
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