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  • n. One thousand millionth ( 10-9 ) of a watt, abbreviated as nW.


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nano- +‎ watt


  • By the time a signal transmitted from the tower hits your cell phone, it will be in the µW (microwatt) or nW (nanowatt) range.

    Ars Technica

  • The total average power consumption is less than one nanowatt.

    Bend Blogs

  • Its total average power consumption is less than 1 nanowatt. - latest science and technology news stories

  • A nanowatt is one-billionth of a watt. innovation is their method for managing power.

  • Kind of impressive, though when you restate it as 1 nanowatt.

    Planet Atheism

  • Real analog-to-digital converters lack the discrimination to pick up sub-microvolt, nanowatt radio signals.

    HomeToys News

  • Widetronix Semi-conductors, which has worked with Cornell's Wide Bandgap Laboratory developing very small, long life batteries with technology that significantly improves the manufacturability of the battery's semiconductors, for use in nanowatt to milliwatt defense, medical, and commercial applications. -

  • The UW circuit is built from parts measuring 130 nanometers and it consumes on average just 10 nanowatts of power during operation (a nanowatt is one billionth of a watt).


  • To solve this problem Otis 'team built a clock that runs continuously on 1 nanowatt, about a thousandth the power required to run a wristwatch, and when turned on operates at 350 millivolts, about a quarter the voltage in an AA battery.


  • The integration of Microchip's nanowatt XLP technology, which lowers standby current to

    Electronicstalk - electronics industry news


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