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chronon

[′krän·ən]
(physics)
A hypothetical quantum of time, given approximately by the time taken for light to traverse the classical electron radius, on the order of 10-23 second.
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Chronon laminates and prepreg are in the same UL family as Isola's Tachyon(R)-100G, I-Tera MT and Astra MT materials.
Chronon specifically eliminates the need to route signals at 5.
Often, however, we do not know the exact chronon during which an instant is located; instead, we only know that the instant is located sometime during a set or range of chronons.
The instant is located during some chronon in this set, but which chronon is unknown.
For example, it could be that the instant is most likely located during the earliest chronon in the period of indeterminacy.
where Pr[[Alpha] = i] is the probability that the instant is located during chronon i.
At best, only the chronon during which it is located is known.
We assume that the starting instant must come before the terminating instant in the period, that is, the bounding instants can overlap on at most a single chronon.
As an example, there are over seven billion completions of a single indeterminate period that has delimiting instants with a period of indeterminacy of one day, assuming a chronon size of one second.
For the purpose of computing Pr'[[Alpha] [is less than or equal to] [Beta]], each chronon has an indivisible mass; that is, all the rods entirely within the same chronon should be treated as a single rod with a mass equivalent to the total mass of the constituent rods.
Although neither rod is before the other, it is probably the case that some chronon within the range represented by the rod is before a chronon in the range represented by the other rod.
to] - pivot; /* Figure out the chronon in which the pivot ends using binary search */ [[Alpha].