Definitions

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  • n. An SI unit of energy, work, and heat equal to 10−15 joules.

Etymologies

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femto- +‎ joule.

Examples

  • NFL gates are projected to exhibit femtojoule power dissipations and femtosecond switching speeds at finite temperatures.

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  • Using the gate oxide as an optical channel, electro-optic modulation is achieved in device volumes of half of a cubic wavelength with femtojoule switching energies and the potential for gigahertz modulation frequencies.

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