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angström

Angström is a unit of measurement for the wavelength

of light, named after the Swedish astronomer and physicist Anders Jonas Angström (1814 to 1874). The angstrom is an indication of length and has the metre

(m) as its unit. 1 angstrom A is equal to 10exp-10 meters, 100 picometers (pm), or 0.1 nanometers (nm).

Definition of ang

Definition of ang

strom The unit name angstrom is preferably used in crystallography, spectroscopy, microscopy and optics, but no longer as a unit for optical wavelengths.

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