IBM Figures Out How To Store Data In Single Atom
IBM said it’s created the world’s smallest magnet, using one atom. And the company said it can store a bit of data on that single atom.
Right now, hard drives use about 100,000 atoms to store a bit of data. So, how big of a deal is this?
To find out, we’ve called Richard Kiehl, a professor in ASU’s School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering.