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LITRE. A French measure of capacity. It is of the size of a decimetre, or one-tenth part of a cubic metre. It is equal to 61.028 cubic inches. Vide Measure.

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454's proprietary technology is described in the paper "Genome sequencing in microfabricated high-density picoliter reactors," in the July 31, 2005, online issue of Nature, with the print edition of the paper to follow later in the year.
A residual gas analyzer, a mass spectrometer, characterizes the gas, which is delivered in a series of picoliter puffs.
Smaller than the prefix nano which denotes a billionth of a part, a picoliter is a sub-nanoliter measure denoting a trillionth of a liter, or 10 t o the negative 12th power of a liter represented numerically as 0.
Epson says its 6-color Photo Ink system, with up to 5,760-by-720 optimized dpi and ultra-fine 4 picoliter ink droplets, delivers prints that look like traditional photos.
With print speeds of 22 pages per minute (ppm) for black and white and 14 ppm for color, the speed demon also features a 2 picoliter ultrafine droplet for photo-realistic images at up to 4,8130 x 1,200 dots per inch.
By processing reactions in millions of picoliter droplets, the platform improved sensitivity over 100x compared to existing technologies.
Designed for easy integration, the StarFire SG-1024/M-C delivers superior jetting performance from a 20-30 picoliter nominal (fluid dependent) drop size with fluids in the 8 to 20 centipoise range to produce single-color operation at 400 dots-per-inch from 1024 independent channels arranged in eight rows in a single metal nozzle plate that is replaceable and designed to withstand abrasion.