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Convert Nanometers to Micrometers

Convert from nanometers to micrometers with this simple formula:
micrometers = nanometers × 0.001
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1 Nanometer = 0.001 Micrometers

Learn How to Convert Nanometers to Micrometers Using our Conversion Formula

Converting a nanometer length measurement to a micrometer measurement involves multiplying your length by the conversion ratio to find the result. A nanometer is equal to 0.001 micrometers, so to convert simply multiply by 0.001.

For example, 5nm = (5 × 0.001) = 0.005µm.

Nanometers and micrometers are both units used to measure length. Learn more about length and find more length measurement conversion calculators. A nanometer is a metric measurement and can be abbreviated as nm, for example 1nm. A micrometer is a metric measurement and can be abbreviated as µm, for example 1µm. Learn more about the metric system, including the common unit prefixes and how to convert between metric units.

A nanometer is an extremely small unit of length measurement, equal to one billionth of a meter. The nanometer is used to measure things that are very small, such as the transistors and electrical pathways in computer processors and nanotechnology. Internationally it is spelled nanometre.

A human hair is 40-50 micrometers thick or 0.000001 meters, making this a very small unit of measure. The micrometer is often referred to as a micron and internationally it is spelled micrometre.

We recommend using a ruler or tape measure for measuring length, which can be found at a local retailer or home center. Rulers are available in imperial, metric, or combination with both values, so make sure you get the correct type for your needs. If you need a ruler you can also download and print our free printable rulers which include both imperial and metric measurements.

nanometers and micrometers are units used to measure length
Convert Micrometers to Nanometers

More Length Conversions

Convert to Miles Length
1nm is equal to 6.2137E-13 miles
Convert to Yards Length
1nm is equal to 1.0936E-9 yards
Convert to Feet Length
1nm is equal to 3.2808E-9 feet
Convert to Inches Length
1nm is equal to 3.937E-8 inches
Convert to Kilometers Length
1nm is equal to 1.0E-12 kilometers
Convert to Meters Length
1nm is equal to 1.0E-9 meters
Convert to Centimeters Length
1nm is equal to 1.0E-7 centimeters
Convert to Millimeters Length
1nm is equal to 1.0E-6 millimeters

Nanometer Measurements and Equivalent Micrometer Conversions

Common nanometer values converted to the equivalent micrometer value
Nanometers Micrometers Nanometers Micrometers Nanometers Micrometers
1 0.001 21 0.021 41 0.041
2 0.002 22 0.022 42 0.042
3 0.003 23 0.023 43 0.043
4 0.004 24 0.024 44 0.044
5 0.005 25 0.025 45 0.045
6 0.006 26 0.026 46 0.046
7 0.007 27 0.027 47 0.047
8 0.008 28 0.028 48 0.048
9 0.009 29 0.029 49 0.049
10 0.01 30 0.03 50 0.05
11 0.011 31 0.031 51 0.051
12 0.012 32 0.032 52 0.052
13 0.013 33 0.033 53 0.053
14 0.014 34 0.034 54 0.054
15 0.015 35 0.035 55 0.055
16 0.016 36 0.036 56 0.056
17 0.017 37 0.037 57 0.057
18 0.018 38 0.038 58 0.058
19 0.019 39 0.039 59 0.059
20 0.02 40 0.04 60 0.06