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  • n. A very small disk (in any of many contexts)
  • n. A diskette


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  • Now a group of researchers from Belgium, the Netherlands, and France-led by Geert Morthier of microelectronics research firm Imec and Ghent University, both in Belgium-are using a tiny whispering gallery for photons, called a microdisk laser, to create an optical memory cell that operates using mere femtojoules of energy and which might form an important component in future optical communication technology.

    IEEE Spectrum

  • And the filthy Czech murderers trying to get my microdisk.

    My Exciting Spy Life

  • "I have a microdisk here with voice-imprint testimony that Crystal Spirit and the People of the Face do not hold us responsible for what happened to Ken and Kiku Naguchi."

    Analog Science Fiction and Fact

  • Dad said, "How do we know you won't grab the microdisk and leave us in a degenerating orbit?"

    Analog Science Fiction and Fact

  • I figured he wanted to steal Mother's microdisk, then turn my parents over to the nuns, who would force them to supervise freezing people on the _Chrysalis_.

    Analog Science Fiction and Fact

  • What if the microdisk really _was_ embedded inside the vacuum chamber?

    Analog Science Fiction and Fact

  • I suspected he even knew the thermos didn't have the microdisk in it.

    Analog Science Fiction and Fact

  • If you happen to know where the microdisk is, I mean.

    Analog Science Fiction and Fact

  • You know where that microdisk is, and you better give it to me.

    Analog Science Fiction and Fact

  • "If I tell you where the microdisk is, will you take me to my folks?"

    Analog Science Fiction and Fact

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