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micro (µ)

Micro (µ) is the prefix for one millionth. In decimal notation it is zero with 6 digits behind the decimal point: 0.000.001, in exponential notation it is: `10^-6`.

The prefix micro is defined like all other mathematical prefixes in the Système International( SI). It is used to indicate the size of capacitances and smallest inductances, as well as for length and thickness indications: Diameter of optical fibers, distances on optical storage media, conductor tracks on chips.

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Englisch: micro - µ
Updated at: 21.01.2022
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Links: prefix, indium (In), notation, service indicator (SS7) (SI), fibers
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