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 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.
The ICP/OES delivers high resolution with < 5 picometers for the UV range and < 10 picom-eters for the visible range, all due to its optical design, which integrates a high density holographic grating and 1-m focal length optics.
With positioning accuracies better than 60 picometers (0.
The tabulated data also show that, even with inexpensive equipment, 20 MHz bandwidth dynamic absolute displacement can be measured with combined standard uncertainties in the tens of picometers.
Nobuyuki Osakabe), and has achieved the world's highest point resolution of 43 picometers ( pm ), i.
The spectrometer delivers high resolution, with <5 picometers for the UV range and <10 picometers for the visible range.
Despite its compact size and competitive price point, it is capable of displacement sensitivity is as low as 40 picometers and electrical resolution of just 2.
The microscope with Cold Field Emission Gun achieves imaging resolution of 78 picometers with an energy resolution of Greater than 0.
This made it possible to distinguish individual bonds that differ only by 3 picometers or 3 Eu 10-12 meters, which is about one-hundredth of an atom's diameter.