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Synonyms for gigahertz

1,000,000,000 periods per second

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3 gigahertz, which corresponds to a recombination lifetime of 37 picoseconds, well under the "100-picosecond barrier.
The company has now addressed that speed parity with new PowerPC G4 chips that boast a clock speed of one gigahertz, or one billion cycles per second.
The new two gigahertz design pushes Intel - which was beaten to the one gigahertz milestone by rival AMD last March - further ahead in the hard-fought battle for faster computer chips.
With the metal interconnects in use today, it's hard to push microprocessors faster than 1 gigahertz,' Michel says.
8 billion cycles per second, and said that the company would offer a 2 gigahertz chip later this quarter.
1 gigahertz, or 1,100 megahertz, at the International Solid State Circuits Conference.
By scaling down the structure, they later produced band gaps at 24 gigahertz and 100 gigahertz.
and IBM presented papers describing microprocessors that operate at one gigahertz speeds and announce that they will introduce chips with that capability during the coming year.
For this reason, the researchers relied on statistics to compare a COBE all-sky map at a frequency of 53 gigahertz with their balloon survey of one-third of the sky at 170 gigahertz.
of Santa Clara, CA, has announced that it has designed a microprocessor that runs at the speed of 1 gigahertz (1 billion cycles a second).
Using a tiny, newly designed and fabricated "strained quantum well" laser, the Cornell scientists have now pushed the rate up to a breathtaking 28 gigahertz, the fastest ever for any laser.