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IBM Stores Data on World's Smallest Magnet -- a Single Atom

  • IBM Stores Data on World's Smallest Magnet -- a Single Atom

    IBM Stores Data on World's Smallest Magnet -- a Single Atom

    Date added: 08 Mar 2017

    A single atom of holmium, a rare earth element, is used as the world's smallest magnet to store one bit of data. This view is taken from the IBM-invented, Nobel-prize winning scanning tunelling microscope (STM). (IBM Research)