femtosecond


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fem·to·sec·ond

 (fĕm′tə-sĕk′ənd)
n.
One quadrillionth (10-15) of a second.

femtosecond

(ˈfɛmtəʊˌsɛkənd)
n
(Units) one thousandth of a nanosecond
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.femtosecond - one quadrillionth (10^-15) of a second; one thousandth of a picosecond
time unit, unit of time - a unit for measuring time periods
attosecond - one quintillionth (10^-18) of a second; one thousandth of a femtosecond
picosecond - one trillionth (10^-12) of a second; one thousandth of a nanosecond
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Interestingly, intercellular [Ca.sup.2+] wave propagation among excitable cells or non-excitable cells was also observed after the intracellular [Ca.sup.2+] release by femtosecond laser [6,98,105].
Femtosecond (FS) laser technology has been used in refractive surgery to perform lamellar flaps in laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) since 2001.
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The use of femtosecond lasers in corneal transplants has created a revolution in more precise matching between donor and recipient corneas and better refractive outcomes.
Already employed for laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK, which is used to correct nearsightedness and farsightedness), the LenSx Femtosecond laser is the first laser approved in the U.S.
(NASDAQ: HRZN) said it has closed a USD6m venture loan facility with Raydiance, Inc., a market provider of femtosecond laser-based, precision manufacturing solutions for the medical, automotive and consumer electronics markets.
This article discusses the management of cataract and describes the application of femtosecond lasers to assist cataract extraction.
By proving that magnetic reversal can take place in femtosecond timeframes, researchers have seen the potential for ultra fast and ultra dense magnetic data storage systems.
Summary: First Cataract & Refractive Femtosecond Laser and New Excimer Treatment for Presbyopia
High-power and femtosecond lasers; properties, materials and applications.
But when I found out about a new method called Femtosecond Lasik, my fears were allayed.