[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2010/07/617J2U.jpg[/newsimage]A collaborative team of engineers in Japan have created a new blue-violet ultrafast pulsed semi-conductor laser with 100 watt output. This new laser, with an output that is 100 times that of current laser technologies, will likely power the high capacity optical discs of the future. Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/next-gen-optical-disc-laser-developed-in-japan-32334/](http://www.myce.com/news/next-gen-optical-disc-laser-developed-in-japan-32334/) Please note that the reactions from the complete site will be synched below.
“The laser will allow for the creation of optical discs that hold 20 times the data of current Blu-ray discs.”
It will need nearly 5 years to be physically available in the market, but will we still need such a thing in 5 years???