What is angstrom?

Angstrom, named after the Swedish physicist Anders Jonas Angstrom, is a vert tiny length unit. It equals 10−10 meter.

Angstrom is not considered as a part of the SI system of units but it is defined in the metric system.

Now, let’s mention some applications of Angstrom:

  • measurement of wavelengths of light.
  • express sizes of atoms, molecules and microscopic biological structures
  • dimensions of integrated circuit parts. 
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