Definitions

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  • n. A unit of temperature equal to 10-12 of a kelvin

Etymologies

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pico- +‎ kelvin

Examples

  • Ketterle's most prominent work as been in the area of studying supercold atoms, which scientists have been able to chill as low as 450 picokelvin (trillionths of one degree above absolute zero).

    Scientific American

  • Researchers have since produced condensates as cold as 500 picokelvin, or 500 trillionths of a Kelvin.

    Research & Development Today's News

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