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Microscopy Measurements
Conversion Table

multiply given factor (Length) to achieve equivalent value shown at column heads
Length to inches to mils to
micro inch
to mm to microns to
nanometers
to
angstroms
inches 1 1000 106 25.4 25400 2.54x107 2.54x108
mils .001 1 1000 .0254 25.4 25400 2.54x105
micro inch .000001 .001 1 .0000254 .0254 25.4 254
mm .0394 39.4 3940 1 1000 106 107
microns .0000394 .0394 39.4 .001 1 1000 10000
nanometers 3.94x108 3.94x105 .00394 10-6 .001 1 .1
angstroms 3.94x109 3.94x106 .000394 10-7 .0001 10 1