News tagged with picosecond

Quick-Change Molecules Caught in the Act

(PhysOrg.com) -- The chemistry of life happens so fast that a millionth of a second is an eternity -- an eternity that is largely invisible to science. In that time, molecules change in ways we cannot see. ...

Jun 01, 2010
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Filming photons, one million times a second

(PhysOrg.com) -- European researchers have created a CMOS (semiconductor) camera capable of filming individual photons one million times a second. The breakthrough will impact on all the most advanced areas ...

Oct 05, 2009
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Picosecond Oscilloscope

An oscilloscope is a device for displaying signals that are too fast to be seen by the human eye. Typically the signal consists of a voltage level that changes quickly moment by moment (over millisecond to nanosecond timescales). ...

May 26, 2009
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