Nanometer

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Nanometer

A measure of length equal to one one-billionth of a meter. In other words, a nanometer is .000000001 meters. Nanometers are important in the semiconductor industry.
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The drum vibrated on the order of picometers, or trillionths of a meter, due to little kicks from the photons.
For step heights, measurement uncertainties in the subnanometer range - and for measurements of the mean structure spacing on extensive lattice standards even in the range of 10 picometers - have been achieved and confirmed in comparison with optical diffraction measurements.
The electro-optic coefficient([5], a figure representing the level of change in the refractive index, was verified as being 76 picometers per volt (76pm/V) with infrared light.
It was found that the "stabilized" FBGs actually drift slightly with time (a few picometers per year).
Nobuyuki Osakabe), and has achieved the world's highest point resolution of 43 picometers ( pm ), i.
The unit provides eight calibration references between 1297 nm and 1306 nm and 12 references between 1531 nm and 1550 nm, each with a stability of a few picometers.