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cy·cles per sec·ond (cps),

(sī'kilz sek'ŭnd),
The number of successive compressions and rarefactions per second of a sound wave. The preferred designation for this unit of frequency is hertz.

cy·cles per sec·ond

(cps) (sī'kĕlz pĕr sek'ŏnd)
The number of successive compressions and rarefactions per second of a sound wave. The preferred designation for this unit of frequency is hertz.
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Regardless of the frequency spectrum of noise exposure, noise-induced hearing loss usually occurs first in a frequency of approximately 3,000 to 6,000 cycles per second.
Already at 35 billion cycles per second, or gigahertz (GHz), the rates are expected to reach 100 GHz, says Mancoff.
6 cycles per second which is right in the middle of frequencies used in the brain's natural rhythm," he said.
The motor can test strain levels greater than 100% and frequencies from one cycle per day to 400 cycles per second to simulate the critical conditions for the particular component being modeled.
While AMD's fastest chip falls short of two gigahertz - or two billion cycles per second - the company claims its chips are more efficient than Intel's and can be faster even at lower clock speeds.
Larry Pendell, Principal of ENGENAIRE, emphasized, "The Variable Speed Generator will produce constant numbers of AC cycles (like 60 cycles per second for example) regardless of the input shaft speed.
Electroencephalography ( brain wave ) studies of normal individuals have revealed that gamma oscillations neural activity with a regular rhythm between 30 and 120 cycles per second increase in the front of the brain during cognitive tasks related to the WCST, but these gamma oscillations are blunted in individuals with schizophrenia, said Sohal, the Staglin Family-IMHRO Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at UCSF.
To obtain evidence for that next level, the unconscious conflict stimuli were presented immediately prior to the conscious symptom stimuli and a new measurement was made, of the brain's own alpha wave frequency, at 8-13 cycles per second, that had been shown to inhibit various cognitive functions.
The tool has an opening at the tip on its side, moving at 1400 cycles per second.
What's more, the devices operate only at thousands of cycles per second rather than the billions that are now routine for microchips.
6 cycles per second, which is right in the middle of frequencies used in the brain's natural rhythm.
1 maker of microchips began selling a processor that runs at two billion cycles per second, marking a doubling of the speed of computer chips in only 18 months.