March 22, 2023 14:37
Picosecond laser tattoo removal
A picosecond is one trillionth of a second
The internationally agreed system of SI units (International System of Units) was adopted by scientists in the 1960s. And as technology develops, new prefixes are added: nano, pico, femto, atto, zepto, yocto.
The LightSense™ laser
In picosecond laser tattoo removal, the duration of the laser’s pulse is measured in picoseconds - one trillionth of a second.
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