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The micron conversion selector selects the length/distance measurement unit to convert to starting from microns (μ). To make a conversion starting from a unit of length other than micron, simply click on the "Reset" button.

What is micron?

The micron (or micrometer) is a unit of length in the metric system equal to one-millionth of a meter (1 μm = 10-6 m). It is also equal to 0.001 millimeters (mm) or 0.0001 centimeters (cm), or approximately 3.2808x10-6 feet (ft), or 39.37x10-6 inches (in).

The micron is used in the fields of physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy, geology, and the semiconductor industry.

Symbol:

μ

Plural:

microns

Alternative names:

micrometre (plural: micrometres) or micrometer (plural: micrometers, US spelling)