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Homework Help: Wavelength with strange units?

  1. Oct 15, 2008 #1
    I'm sorry if this is the wrong forum but in a problem I was given wavelength with the unit as an A with a circle above it, can anyone tell me what this means and how I can get it into more familiar terms (meters, for example)?
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  3. Oct 15, 2008 #2
    found it in windows character map Å
  4. Oct 15, 2008 #3
    I wish I could delete this thread because I just found out the unit is an Angstrom, 10^-10 meters
  5. Oct 15, 2008 #4


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    It's an Ångström, which is equal to 1x10-10 metres.
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