The micron conversion selector above selects the length/distance measurement unit to convert to starting from microns (μ). To make a conversion starting from a unit of length other than micron, simply click on the "Reset" button.
The micron is a unit of length in the metric system equal to one-millionth of a meter (1 μm = 10-6 m).
The micron is also equal to 0.001 millimeters or 0.0001 centimeters, or approximately 3.2808 × 10-6 feet, or 39.37 × 10-6 inches.
The micron is used in the fields of physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy, geology, and the semiconductor industry.
Alternative names: micrometre (plural: micrometres, Int. spelling) or micrometer (plural: micrometers, US spelling)