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# Topic: Micrometre

 Micrometre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia A micrometre (American spelling: micrometer, symbol µm) is an SI unit of length equal to one millionth of a metre, or about a tenth of the size of a droplet of mist or fog. The micrometre is a common unit of measurement for wavelengths of infrared radiation. This practice persists in the face of official discouragement, perhaps to help disambiguate between the unit of measurement and the micrometer, a measuring device. en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Micrometre   (238 words)

 Micrometre A micrometre (American: micrometer), symbol µm is an SI unit of length that is defined as one millionth of a metre (or 1×10 A synonym is micron, an old, non-SI name for the micrometre. For a list of objects on the order of one to a 10 micrometers, see 1 E-6 m. www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/mi/Micron.html   (70 words)

 Wikinfo | Micrometre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18) A micrometre (American English: micrometer), symbol µm is an SI unit of length. The micrometre is a common unit of measurement when examining the wavelengths of infrared radiation. Images, some of which are used under the doctrine of Fair use or used with permission, may not be available. www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Micrometre   (170 words)

 Talk:Micrometre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Micrometre is not Exametre, Petameter, or Zettametre (whose links are "self reflective" ones from technical "orders of magnitude" articles, and have been thus quite appropriatly made into redirects to Metre). Anyone who would type in "micrometre" could just as easily (more easily!) search for "metre" and get there, and anyone who had no idea whatsoever what they were clicking on would be able to understand the very clear sentence at the top of 1 E-6 m and follow that link to metre. I do agree that micrometre should have it's own article, but I think in the meantime it's rather silly to redirect to the base unit when there is an article (albeit brief) on this exact topic in the form of 1 E-6 m. en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Talk:Micrometre   (948 words)

 Micrometre : search word A micrometre (American spelling: micrometer), symbol µm, is an SI unit of length. Some people (especially in astronomy and the semiconductor business) use the old name micron and/or the solitary symbol µ for the same thing, even though it is officially discouraged. Boston, in my time pervaded society; but New York has distinctly nothing of the kind, in any marketed here; but our good society cares no more for it than for some books as for horses or for stocks, and I suppose it is not unlike. www.searchword.org /mi/micrometre.html   (410 words)

 Dusty Plasma   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18) A dusty plasma contains suspended particles of matter typically of the nanometre to micrometre size (one billionth to one millionth of a metre in size). Small plastic particles, with diameters of around 5 micrometres, are injected into the plasma. They acquire charge and form a plasma crystal in the plasma sheath adjacent to the powered electrode where the force due to the sheath electric field balances the gravitation force. www.physics.usyd.edu.au /annrep2001/plasma.htm   (571 words)

 FOSSIL ORGANIC MATTER IN MODERN SOILS: OPTICAL EVIDENCES These observations clearly indicate that ~20 micrometre OP particles observed in the soils are derive from underlying sedimentary rocks. However, for 50% of the soils considered, some OP particles with mean size values around 60 micrometre are also found. This fraction is never observed in the rocks of the underlying rocks, indicating that these particles cannot derive from the geological substrate. gsa.confex.com /gsa/inqu/finalprogram/abstract_55419.htm   (517 words)

 Aspergillus/Aspergillosis Website Conidia spherical, hyaline, 2-2.5 micrometre daim, smooth walled. Ascomata yellowish, spherical, 80-130 micrometre diam, surrounded by masses of Hulle cells. Ascospores spinulose, hyaline to yellowish, lenticular, 4-5.6 x 3.2-4.8 micrometre, with inconspicuous longitudinal grooves and two very low longitudinal crests. www.aspergillus.org.uk /secure/speciesdatabase/niveus.html   (115 words)

 Millimetres To Micrometres   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18) The entire march of processor technology I showed in the timing slide is essentially the story of learning to shrink our circuits from the order of tens of micrometres to single micrometres, and the frontier of electronics in the next several years will be shrinking further, down to fractions of a micrometre. All the way down to micrometres, we've been able to design circuits essentially the way we did in the days of vacuum tubes. Somewhere between half a micrometre and a tenth of a micrometre, these comfortable assumptions begin to break down. www.fourmilab.ch /autofile/www/section2_84_11.html   (273 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Micrometre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18) It is used to fasten one object to another, to lift a heavy object, or to move an object by a precise amount. Find newspaper and magazine articles plus images and maps related to "Micrometre" at HighBeam. MICROMETRE WIDTH COPPER WIRING ON ALUMINIUM NITRIDE SUBSTRATES www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Micrometre   (507 words)

 11139. Zinc migration mechanism I wish to understand from a chemical point of view, what is the process of zinc migration. I have consulted ASTM B545-92 which recommends Min 2.5 micrometre Copper or 1.3 micrometre Nickel underplate on metals which contain > 5% zinc to prevent zinc migration. I have received varying recommendations of what underplate of Copper is required to prevent zinc migration. www.finishing.com /111/39.shtml   (148 words)

 Micrometre-scale silicon electro-optic modulator : Nature The modulator is based on a resonant light-confining structure that enhances the sensitivity of light to small changes in refractive index of the silicon and also enables high-speed operation. The modulator is 12 micrometres in diameter, three orders of magnitude smaller than previously demonstrated. Electro-optic modulators are one of the most critical components in optoelectronic integration, and decreasing their size may enable novel chip architectures. www.nature.com /nature/journal/v435/n7040/abs/nature03569.html   (257 words)

 3-Dimensional Coherent X-ray Diffraction on a single Au Crystal of Micrometre Size — ESRF   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18) Based on which role you have, you get a selection of skins that you can switch between. The use of coherence opens the way to 3D imaging of micrometric crystals with nanometric resolution. The phase problem can be solved by the over-sampling of a diffraction pattern using a coherent beam. www.esrf.eu /NewsAndEvents/Spotlight/spotlight4_gold   (406 words)

 Radeon X Series The X800 units are essentially quad-core RV360 chips, produced on a 0.13 micrometre process and using GDDR-3 memory. The Radeon X800 0.11 micrometre series were introduced at the end of 2004 along with ATi's new X850 cards. The Radeon X1000 0.09 micrometre series were introduced on October 5th 2005 along with ATi's new X850 cards. www.mrsci.com /Graphics-Cards/Radeon_X_Series.php   (1060 words)

 micrometre - OneLook Dictionary Search Tip: Click on the first link on a line below to go directly to a page where "micrometre" is defined. micrometre : Encarta® World English Dictionary, North American Edition [home, info] Micrometre : English-Chinese Dictionary of Graphic Communications (Big 5) [home, info] www.onelook.com /cgi-bin/cgiwrap/bware/dofind.cgi?word=micrometre   (143 words)

 Amazon.com: MICROMETRE: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18) Calcul de l'emission infrarouge aÌ 4.26 micrometres de milieux laser CO (Institut franco-allemand de recherches. For ice crystals less than a micrometre in size to form in a pure gas, 'condensation nuclei,... the slow heartbeat of the gas giant's magnetosphere, the ring's micrometre dust was becoming aroused... www.amazon.com /s?ie=UTF8&keywords=MICROMETRE&tag=icongroupinterna&index=books&link_code=qs&page=1   (780 words)

 PROGRESS REPORT (Round 1) (iii) Introducing the micrometre world seen with the light microscope, emphasising the existence of cells. Preparing samples for a "closer look" with the microscope - squashing, slicing and digesting of tissues is used to see the cells within. Through the looking glass - Plant cells under the microscope, demonstrate the micrometre (mm) range of scale, and the "bubble-like" packet of life called the cell. www.andrew.cmu.edu /user/skanajan/millennium/aboutit.htm   (425 words)

 Piezoelectric Actuators - Morgan Electro Ceramics Morgan Electro Ceramics has over 50 years experience in the development and production of electroceramic materials and components for the electronics industry. By combining its piezoelectric materials expertise and multi-layer capacitor production techniques, Morgan Electro Ceramics can now offer a range of multi-layer actuators to meet the growing demand for precise, controllable and repeatable displacement devices in the micrometre and submicrometre range. Multi-layer piezoelectric ceramic actuators are devices for generating movements in the micrometre range. www.morganelectroceramics.com /actuators/index.html   (231 words)

 IngentaConnect Multichannel structures made from micrometre-thick plastic foils   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18) Expansion of the foil stack perpendicular to the plane of the foils yields a multichannel structure. We have realized structures with many thousands of channels with a diameter of a few hundred micrometres. The multichannel structures can serve for mechanical, optical, electrical as well as chemical functions. www.ingentaconnect.com /content/iop/jmm/1999/00000009/00000004/art00312   (156 words)

 micrometre (micron). Metric. Distance and Length Conversion Chart This page contains conversion chart from "micrometre (micron)" to other units. To make online conversions between units please proceed to Distance and Length conversion page Please provide link to Convert-me.Com when using information acquired from this site. www.convert-me.com /en/convert/units/length/length.micron.en.html   (123 words)

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