Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One trillion (1012) hertz.

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  • noun A unit of measurement based on one trillion hertz.
  • noun One trillion hertz, 1012 Hz.

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  • noun one trillion periods per second

Etymologies

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tera- +‎ hertz

Examples

  • THz (1 terahertz is a million times million periods a second).

    Lippmann's and Gabor's Revolutionary Approach to Imaging

  • An unused type of radiation known as terahertz radiation was also discussed at the meeting, by David Whittaker from the University of Sheffield .

    Honey, Who Shrank the Circuits?

  • (sub-millimeter waves or so-called terahertz waves), but applications are now appearing.

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  • Advance made toward communication, computing at 'terahertz' speeds

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  • But physicists have now discovered a way to use a gallium arsenide nanodevice as a signal processor at "terahertz" speeds that could help end the bottleneck.

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  • Advance made toward communication, computing at 'terahertz' speeds

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  • Advance made toward communication, computing at 'terahertz' speeds

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  • Physicists in the United States and Germany have discovered a way to use a gallium arsenide nanodevice as a signal processor at "terahertz" speeds, the first time it's been used for this purpose and an important step forward in the new world of optical communication and computing.

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  • Advance made toward communication, computing at 'terahertz' speeds

    R&D Mag - News

  • Advance made toward communication, computing at 'terahertz' speeds

    R&D Mag - News

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