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mi·crom·e·ter 1 (m -kr m -t r). n.

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Electric field breakdown at micrometre separations in air and
Electric field breakdown at micrometre separations in air and nitrogen at atmospheric pressure. R.S.
Dielectrophoretic investigations of sub-micrometre latex spheres
J. Phys. D: Appl.
Dielectrophoretic trapping of single sub-micrometre scale bioparticles
on the micrometre scale [3], for micromotor stabilization.
Phase transitions in individual sub-micrometre superconductors
Fabrication and characterization of patterned micrometre scale
Integrated micrometre scale interpenetrating Au–nanostructured TiO2.

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Portable surface-capture tool could find use in forensics
The latest prototype device incorporating GelSight looks like an elongated drinks can and can be moved across the surface of a structure to register physical features of less than a micrometre in depth and about two micrometres across.
3D imaging tech aids high-resolution inspection
GelSight can register physical features less than a micrometre in depth and about two micrometres across. When pressed against the surface of an object, the paint-coated side of the slab deforms.
Twins to probe Moon's heart
For GRAIL to deliver on its promise, such movements will need to be measured to a fraction of a micrometre.
World's oldest fossils found in the Pilbara
Ten-micrometre tubular microfossils found in between sand grains in a 3.4 billion-year-old sandstone. (Credit: David Wacey) SCIENTISTS IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA have uncovered fossils which they say are the oldest evidence of life on Earth.
New microscope peers deep into tissue
"The lateral resolution is very flexible from the order of a micrometre to tens of micrometres," he says. "The resolution is an improvement compared with current clinical imaging methods such as intravascular ultrasound.

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Micrometre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A micrometre is one-millionth of a metre (1/1000 of a millimetre, or 0.001mm). Its unit symbol in the International System of Units (SI) is μm.
Micrometre - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Micrometer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Micrometer Conversion
perform conversions between micrometer and other distance and length units.
micrometre (unit of measurement) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia
micrometre (unit of measurement), metric unit of measure for length equal to 0.00l mm, or about 0.000039 inch.

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