Description:  The contact between these wires is only a few hundred atoms wide. The tight squeeze keeps electrons from scattering, allowing the sensor to read the minuscule bits that future, super high-capacity disk drives will depend on.
Source:  SUNY Buffalo
Story:  Disks set to go ballistic
TRN July 24/31, 2002
TRN Categories:  Data Storage Technology; Materials Science and Engineering; Physics
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