5D-memoryScientists have managed to record information to quartz glass in five dimensions and extract it. Such technology allows to store enormous data in small volume within unlimited time.

The scientists from the University of Southampton, United Kingdom, together with the colleagues from the Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands, have managed for the first time to make a record to the quartz glass and then read this information – Phys.org reports.

The experimental memory was called “5D-memory” because information is written using five spatial characteristics: size of the nanostructure, its alignment, and its locations in the layer of the glass (by three axes). Continue reading