nanometre


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na·nom·e·ter

(nm) (nanŏ-mē-tĕr)
One billionth of a meter (10-9 m).
Synonym(s): nanometre.

nanometre

One billionth of a metre.

nanometre

one thousand millionth of a metre (a millionth of a millimetre) (10-9 m). Symbol: nm.

nanometre (nm)

SI unit of length equal to one-millionth of a millimetre (or 10 ångströms or 10−9 m). Syn. millimicron (obsolete). See ångström; micrometre.

na·nom·e·ter

(nm) (nanŏ-mē-tĕr)
One billionth of a meter (10-9 m).
Synonym(s): nanometre.
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Signal integrity problems are a first order effect in nanometre designs, where tall, thin wires create unintended electrical effects that impact design timing and functionality.
The design platform is for chips with circuits that are just 90 nanometres thin - one nanometre is one billionth of a metre.
Washington, Oct 01 ( ANI ): Scientists have generated a X-ray beam with a diameter of barely 5 nanometres, which is ten thousand times thinner than a human hair at the X-ray light source PETRA III, at DESY.
Toshiba currently makes NAND flash memory chips with circuitry widths of 32 and 43 nanometres. One nanometer is a billionth of a meter.