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  • n  one trillionth (10^-12) of a second; one thousandth of a nanosecond
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  • Art of Dermatology in New York City: Now Offering New PicoSure™ Tattoo Removal Laser Technology
    PicoSure™ is the first and only aesthetic picosecond laser for the safe and effective removal of tattoos and benign pigmented lesions. This cutting edge technology removes tattoos in fewer treatments, with less pain and is more effective on difficult colors than traditional tattoo lasers. (PRWeb August 13, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/8/prweb10990249.htm
    Aug. 13, 2013 - PRWeb
  • Magnetization controlled at picosecond intervals
    A terahertz laser makes it possible to control a material's magnetization at a timescale of picoseconds (0.000,000,000,001 seconds). In their experiment, the researchers shone extremely short light pulses from the laser onto a magnetic material, where the magnetic moments - "elementary magnets" - were all aligned in parallel. The light pulse's magnetic field was able to deflect the magnetic ...
    Aug. 11, 2013 - Science Daily

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