gigahertz


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gig·a·hertz

 (gĭg′ə-hûrtz′, jĭg′-)
n. Abbr. GHz
A unit of frequency equal to one billion (109) hertz. Also called gigacycle.

gigahertz

(ˈɡɪɡəˌhɜːts; ˈdʒɪɡ-)
n, pl -hertz
(Units) a unit of frequency equal to 109 hertz. Symbol: GHz
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gigahertz - 1,000,000,000 periods per second
rate - a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected"
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gigahertz

nGigahertz nt
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11 wireless local area network (WLAN) standard, which provides significantly higher performance in the five gigahertz band than the earlier 802.
The ten-stage common-source amplifier operates at a speed of one terahertz (1012 GHz), or one trillion cycles per second 150 billion cycles faster than the existing world record of 850 gigahertz set in 2012.
Cambium Networks, a global provider of wireless broadband solutions, has launched PTP 650, a sub-6 gigahertz addition to its PTP portfolio.
To find out, William Fox of the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, and John Vesecky of the University of California, Santa Cruz, used software to simulate how radar signals at 1 gigahertz and 10 gigahertz would be reflected by the most common arrangements of looped wiring typically used by suicide bombers.
La solucion resulta prometedora: en demostraciones experimentales, la espintronica permitio alcanzar velocidades de procesamiento de datos de 100 gigahertz, contra unos pocos gigahertz de las computadoras mas rapidas hoy disponibles.
Although the new device can switch on and off at only the modest frequency of 3 gigahertz, frequencies 100 times as rapid as that appear feasible, Holonyak says.
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John Zolper, DARPA program manager and deputy director, Microelectronics Technology Office, said, "The demonstration of a 152 Gigahertz static divider is a key milestone in developing circuit technology for establishing a new class of high-performance mixed signal circuits for the Department of Defense.
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The Information & Communications Council recommended PC users be allowed to connect their PCs to the Web in the radio frequency band of the 5 gigahertz level, the Ministry of Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts and Telecommunications said.
AMD plans to lead in the gigahertz era," Sanders said in a statement.