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micrometre

(unit)
(Or "micron") One millionth of a metre. The symbol is a Greek letter mu followed by "m".

Features on modern integrated circuits are typically measured in microns. The smallest features in 1999 are around 0.1 microns across.
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The thin-film device, comprising electrodes on a plastic foil, is about 1.9 micrometres thick, a tenth the size of the thinnest solar cells currently available, the researchers said.