- femto- + second (Wiktionary)
“One femtosecond is 10-15 seconds, that is, 0.000000000000001 seconds, which is to a second as a second is to 32 million years.”
“The laser, called a femtosecond laser, produces pulses lasting only a few quadrillionths of a second—a femtosecond is to a second what a second is to about 32 million years.”
“The key to creating this super-filament is an ultrabrief, ultraintense beam of light called a femtosecond laser pulse.”
“Scientists at the University of Rochester are using an "ultra-intense beam of light called the femtosecond laser pulse" to create "nano - and micro-scale structures on the surface of a regular tungsten filament" of an incandescent light bulb.”
“The laser, called a femtosecond laser, produces pulses lasting only a few quadrillionths of a second-a femtosecond is to a second what a second is to about 32 million years.”
“The key to creating the super-filament is an ultra-brief, ultra-intense beam of light called a femtosecond laser pulse.”
“The key to creating the black metal in terahertz is a beam of ultra-brief, ultra-intense laser pulses called femtosecond laser pulses.”
“Today, the top end of research is "femtosecond" lasers, in which ultra-fast lasers alter the "spin" of electrons in individual atoms to provide a more compact, denser storage on hard drives.”
“A Professor of Biomedical Engineering & Physics at Tufts, Omenetto was fascinated by the lab equipment his father used, such as femtosecond lasers.”
“(A femtosecond is a millionth of a billionth of a second.”
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