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What does AD stand for?

AD stands for Areal Density

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  • Information technology (IT) and computers
  • Science, medicine, engineering, etc.

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But even if and when magnetic media designers, particularly disk engineers, do hit the areal density wall, tape engineers will still have many generations of capacity improvements to come, due to the 800:1 ratio in areal density that currently exists between disk and tape design.