IBM Researchers Store Data on a Single Atom


IBM announced it has created the world’s smallest magnet using a single atom – and stored one bit of data on it. Currently, hard disk drives use about 100,000 atoms to store a single bit.

Source: IBM News room – 2017-03-08 IBM Researchers Store Data on World’s Smallest Magnet — a Single Atom – United States

How they did it: https://www.ibm.com/blogs/research/2017/03/meet-ibm-nanoscientists/

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