AFC

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AFC

Abbreviation for:
adult foster care
affinity chromatography
Agenda for Change, see there (Medspeak-UK)
amniotic fluid cells
amplitude frequency characteristics
analytical flow cytometry
antibody-forming cell
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But even perpendicular recording will stave off the superparamagnetic limit only for a few years.
It's about at this point that at least some people feel that magnetic storage will begin to lose steam because of something called the superparamagnetic limit. Whether that is true and whether alternative storage technologies will arrive in the nick of time, like U.S.
That's what happens when a material reaches the superparamagnetic limit.
IBM, of course, isn't the only company in the hunt for ways to surpass the superparamagnetic limit. TeraStor Corp., San Jose, Calif., is working on a near-field technology that combines magnetic recording with laser optics.
TeraStor's technology evades the superparamagnetic limit in several ways.
Mark Kryder, senior vice president at Seagate Research, longitudinal recording still has time left before reaching the superparamagnetic limit. "We expect today's longitudinal recording methods to take us beyond 100 gigabits per square inch in density.
Hard drives are approaching the superparamagnetic limit, a phenomenon that relates to the size of the magnetic particles on the disc platter being so small that they spontaneously rearrange themselves, making it impossible to store data at unlimited densities.