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An innovative and easily implemented technique in which nanoscale elements precisely assemble themselves over large surfaces could soon open doors to dramatic improvements in the data storage capacity of electronic media, according to scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst
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Xu explained that the molecules in the thin film of block copolymers - two or more chemically dissimilar polymer chains linked together - will self-assemble into an extremely precise, equidistant pattern when spread out on a surface, much like a regiment of disciplined soldiers lining up in formation. For more than a decade, researchers have been trying to exploit this characteristic for use in semiconductor manufacturing, but they have been constrained because the order starts to break down as the size of the area increases.
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To overcome this size constraint, Russell and Xu conceived of the elegantly simple solution of layering the film of block copolymers onto the surface of a commercially available sapphire crystal. When the crystal is cut at an angle - a common procedure known as a miscut - and heated to 1,300 to 1,500 degrees Centigrade (2,372 to 2,732 degrees Fahrenheit) for 24 hours, its surface reorganizes into a highly ordered pattern of sawtooth ridges that can then be used to guide the self-assembly of the block polymers.

With this technique, the researchers were able to achieve defect-free arrays of nanoscopic elements with feature sizes as small as 3 nanometers, translating into densities of 10 terabits per square inch. One terabit is equal to 1 trillion bits, or 125 gigabytes.

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"We can generate nearly perfect arrays over macroscopic surfaces where the density is over 15 times higher than anything achieved before," said Russell. "With that order of density, one could get a high-definition picture on a screen the size of a JumboTron."
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"The challenge with photolithography is that it is rapidly approaching the resolution limits of light," said Xu. "In our approach, we shifted away from this 'top down' method of producing smaller features and instead utilized advantages of a 'bottom up' approach. The beauty of the method we developed is that it takes from processes already in use in industry, so it will be very easy to incorporate into the production line with little cost."
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Sweet, i hope thi is true and not another popularity article
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If this is actually released with low cost then the RIAA is going to faint. Blu-ray, what's that?
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"With that order of density, one could get a high-definition picture on a screen the size of a JumboTron."
I'm confused.....the more dense the screen, the smaller it can get while displaying a high definition image :S JumboTrons are BIG. xD
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I'm confused.....the more dense the screen, the smaller it can get while displaying a high definition image :S JumboTrons are BIG. xD

i think what its saying is they can stream video at 1080p to a jumbo-tron.
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i think what its saying is they can stream video at 1080p to a jumbo-tron.
1080p? Try like 10,800p.
    
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i think what its saying is they can stream video at 1080p to a jumbo-tron.
But that's still just 1080p, bigger =/= higher resolution, but I think they mean they could get HD on a normal density screen the size of a jumbo-tron.
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Wow, now I can walk around with Wikipedia on a quarter
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Very good info for the community.
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This must have taken a little time to compile, plus rep. I like the sound of this and am eager to see what is application may be.
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