Dr. Phys. Eugen Pavel, Inventor of Hyper CD-ROM (Petabyte Optical Disc)

Reading time: 3 minute Dr. Phys. Eugen Pavel, from the Institute of Atomic Physics in Magurele, made a CD (Compact Disk), made of glass, with a storage capacity 15000 times higher compared to an ordinary one. In November 1999, his invention was awarded the gold medal at the "Brussels Europa" World Invention Fair. In the same year, the author wanted at any cost the serial production of this CD in Romania.