Femtosecond meaning

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One quadrillionth (10−15 ) of a second.
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One quadrillionth of a second. Lasers have reached speeds that are measured in femtoseconds. A femtosecond laser emits a pulse with a duration that is less than one picosecond. See space/time and ohnosecond.
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A unit of time equal to 0.000 000 000 000 001 seconds and with symbol fs.
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Origin of femtosecond

  • femto- + second

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