Encyclopedia > Micron

  Article Content


Redirected from Micron

A micrometre (American: micrometer), symbol m is an SI unit of length that is defined as one millionth of a metre (or 1×10-6m). is the Greek letter mu.

A synonym is micron, an old, non-SI name for the micrometre. The name micron, and its symbol , although officially discouraged, are still sometimes used in science and electronics.

For a list of objects on the order of one to a 10 micrometers, see 1 E-6 m.

External link

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article
Vian, Oklahoma

... For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 76.9 males. The median income for a household in the town is $18,264, and the median income for a family is $24,167. ...