petahertz


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pet·a·hertz

 (pĕt′ə-hûrts′)
n. Abbr. PHz
One quadrillion (1015) hertz.

petahertz

(ˈpɛtəˌhɜːts)
n
(Electronics) a very large unit of electrical frequency that is equivalent to one quadrillion hertz
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01 nanometers long with frequencies of 30 petahertz to 30 exahertz, and gamma rays are even shorter.
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