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The third plasmonic revolution

Combining nanostructured magnetic media with nanoplasmonic antennas has propelled commercially viable data-storage densities beyond one terabit per square inch.

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Figure 1: Areal density (on a log scale) versus year for different forms of magnetic HDD technology.

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O'Connor, D., Zayats, A. The third plasmonic revolution. Nature Nanotech 5, 482–483 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1038/nnano.2010.137

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