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nanometer

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Physics

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Idea

The nanometer is a physical unit of length.

Definition

A nanometer (abbreviated nmnm) is one 10 910^{9}th of a meter:

nm10 9m. nm \coloneqq 10^{-9} m \,.

The scale between about a nanometer and a micrometer is the scale of mesoscopic physics.

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