Angstrom unit
Small unit of measurement (10-10m) named after Swedish physicist and astronomer. Much used as a unit in early electron microscopy though since it is not in the approved mks system should probably be avoided (but nanometres, which are 10 times larger are sometimes less convenient).

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • angstrom unit — n ANGSTROM …   Medical dictionary

  • Angstrom unit — Angstrom unit. См. ангстрем. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • angstrom-unit — angstremas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. angstrom; angstrom unit vok. Ångström, n; Ångströmeinheit, f rus. ангстрем, m pranc. angstrœm, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • angstrom unit — noun angstrom (unit of length) …   Wiktionary

  • angstrom unit — noun a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation • Syn: ↑angstrom, ↑A • Hypernyms: ↑metric linear unit • Part Holonyms: ↑nanometer, ↑nanometre, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Angstrom Unit —   A unit of length named for A.J. Angstome, a Swedish spectoscopist, used in measuring electromagnetic radiation equal to 0.000,000,01 centimeters …   Energy terms

  • Ångström — unit of length m= 0.0000000001 accuracy=5 An ångström or angstrom (symbol Å) (pronEng|ˈɔːŋstrəm; Swedish: IPA2|ˈɔ̀ŋstrœm) is an internationally recognized non SI unit of length equal to 0.1 nanometre or 1e|−10 metres. It is sometimes used in… …   Wikipedia

  • angström — [ ɑ̃gstrøm ] n. m. • 1906; nom d un physicien suédois ♦ Phys. Unité de longueur employée en microphysique, valant un dix millième de micromètre, soit 10 10 mètre (symb. Å). ● angström nom masculin (de Ångström, nom propre) Ancienne unité de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • angstrom — [aŋ′strəm] n. [after ÅNGSTRÖM Anders Jonas] one hundred millionth of a centimeter: a unit used in measuring the length of light waves: symbol, Å: also angstrom unit …   English World dictionary

  • Ångström — Anders J., Swedish physicist, 1814–1874. See angstrom, Ångström law, Ångström unit, Ångström scale. * * * ang·strom aŋ strəmalso ȯŋ n a unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter Ångström Anders Jonas (1814 1874) Swedish astronomer and …   Medical dictionary

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