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GHz

Abbreviation for gigahertz, equal to one billion (109) hertz; used in ultrasound.
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Using a diamond sheet-supported micro helix design, they engineered a palm-sized amplifier that can deliver tens of watts of output power at 95 gigahertz.
Intel Corporation recently crossed the 2 gigahertz barrier with its Pentium chip, but clock speed is just one component of performance, a subject chip makers are notorious for squabbling over.
Dayton and the Teraphysics team will develop the novel 95 gigahertz traveling wave tube by combining proven computer aided design techniques, the company's proprietary application of nanotechnology for laboratory-grown diamond and RTI's microfabrication expertise.
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.
The world's largest maker of chips used to power computers said that based on robust yields -- or the success it was having in manufacturing new chips with few defects - the company plans to accelerate the timing of the release of its 2 gigahertz chip to sometime during the current third quarter.
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.
From there, they travel down to a huge trailer that houses processing equipment, including a spectrometer that can analyze the polarization, intensity, and duration of radio waves in the frequency range of 1 to 3 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.
As the skies get more crowded with electromagnetic signals of the kilo- and megahertz frequencies, satellite communications researchers want to ease the crunch by building circuitry that operates at much faster, gigahertz frequencies -- billions of cycles per second.