Holographic Data Storage is an outstanding reference on an exciting topic reaching into the 21st century's key technologies. Leading experts from both industry and academic research bring together the latest knowledge on this technique. The book starts with an introduction to the history and fundamentals, multiplexing methods, and noise sources. The following chapters describe recording media, components, channels, platforms for demonstration, and competing technologies such as classical hard disks or optical disks. More than 700 references make this book the ultimate source for physicists and optical engineers.