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IBM's "Pixie Dust" Breakthrough To Quadruple Disk Drive Density

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May 23, 2001
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IBM today announced that it is using just a few atoms of "pixie dust" to push back the data storage industry's most formidable barrier. The company is first to mass-produce computer hard disk drives using a revolutionary new type of magnetic coating that is eventually expected to quadruple the data density of current hard disk drive products.

San Jose, Calif., May 21, 2001 -- IBM today announced that it is using just a few atoms of "pixie dust" to push back the data storage industry's most formidable barrier.


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