News tagged with nanosecond

Entanglement in a flash (w/ video)

(Phys.org) —JQI researchers under the direction of Chris Monroe have produced quantum entanglement between a single atom's motion and its spin state thousands of times faster than previously reported, demonstrating unprecedented ...

Jun 05, 2013
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New method developed for synchronizing clocks

Maintaining the correct time is no longer just a matter of keeping your watch wound -- especially when it comes to computers, telecommunications, and other complex systems. The clocks in these devices must stay accurate to ...

Jul 20, 2010
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Peering into the never before seen (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists can now peer into the inner workings of catalyst nanoparticles 3,000 times smaller than a human hair within nanoseconds. The findings point the way toward future work that could ...

Jun 16, 2010
4.6 / 5 (5) 0 | with audio podcast

How to choose a surge protector

Question: The consensus is that it's proper to insert surge protectors between the power source and the computer. The question is, how big? How many joules? Is it true that they "wear out" in a year or so?

Apr 09, 2009
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