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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), the base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI). It is also equal to 0.001 millimeters (mm) or 0.0001 centimeters (cm) (SI units of length), or approximately 3.2808x10-6 feet (ft), or 39.37x10-6 inches (in), which are US customary / Imperial units of length.

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





Also known as:

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