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Contact: Laura Ost
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Improved Nanodots Could Be Key to Future Data Storage

Caption: False-color image of 50-nanometer cobalt-palladium nanodots made with a magnetic force microscope provides both topographic and magnetic profiles. The darker dots are magnetized in the up direction (representing 1 in binary code) and the lighter dots are pointing down (representing 0).

Credit: Justin Shaw

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