Picosecond

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A picosecond is an standard unit of measuring time. It is equal to 10−12 of a second. It is one trillionth, or one millionth of one millionth of a second, or 0.000000000001 seconds.

One picosecond contains 1000 femtoseconds. There are 1000 picoseconds in one nanosecond.

Notation
  • 10-10 seconds is 100 picoseconds.
  • 10-9 seconds is 1 nanosecond.
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