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. , pp. 106, September 1978, doi:10.1109/C-M.1978.218357