Description:  The sharks-tooth-shaped object is a tip used to read and write data in IBM's microelectromechanical data storage system. The tip can make holes as small as 20 nanometers. A nanometer is one millionth of a millimeter.
Source:  IBM Research
Story:  Mechanical data storage goes massively parallel
TRN December 6, 2000
TRN Categories:  MicroElectroMechanical Systems (MEMS); Data Storage Technology
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