Issue No.09 - September (1978 vol.11)
D.A. Michalopoulos , California State University
A new approach to storing data in computers, using a tunable dye laser, is described in US Patent 4,101,976 awarded to scientists at IBM's San Jose Research Laboratory.
D.A. Michalopoulos, "New Applications", Computer, vol.11, no. 9, pp. 106, September 1978, doi:10.1109/C-M.1978.218357