This length unit converter dynamically calculates the value you enter in **decimeters (dm)** and converts it to its equivalent value in **micrometers (µm)**.

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## How many decimeters (dm) are in 1 micrometer (µm)? What is the formula for how to convert decimeters to micrometers (dm to µm)?

**1 decimeter (dm) = 100,000 micrometers (µm)**

So we can say that there is 100,000 micrometers in 1 decimeter.

This means that the multiplication conversion factor to convert a quantity expressed in a decimeter unit of measurement to an equivalent quantity expressed in a micrometer unit of measurement is 100,000.

Inversely (or reciprocally),

**1 micrometer (µm) = 0.00001 decimeter (dm)**

So we can say that there is 0.00001 decimeter in 1 micrometer.

This means that the division conversion factor to convert a quantity expressed in a decimeter unit of measurement to an equivalent quantity expressed in a micrometer unit of measurement is 0.00001.

Knowing this inverse mathematical relationship between the two conversion factors and their reciprocal operations, we can derive two formulas to calculate and convert a quantity of length expressed in decimeters to an equivalent quantity of length expressed in micrometers (dm to µm). Both formulas will yield the same result. The formulas are:

µm = dm × 100,000→ This is the formula based on the multiplication conversion factor.

and

µm = dm ÷ 0.00001→ This is the formula based on the division conversion factor.

For example, if you have a length of 4 decimeters that you want to convert to micrometers, you would use either of the two formulas as follows:

µm = 4 dm × 100,000 = 400,000 µm

µm = 4 dm ÷ 0.00001 = 400,000 µm

So, the result is the same using either formula, which is 400,000 micrometers.

## Decimeters to micrometers (dm to µm) conversion chart

To save you time and effort spent on having to perform manual calculations or look up conversion formulas every time a conversion from decimeters to micrometers is needed, here is a decimeters-to-micrometers conversion chart for your quick and easy reference. This conversion chart (or conversion table) shows common measurement values of length in decimeters and their equivalent measurement values in micrometers. These equivalent measurement values may be rounded off to 1 or 2 decimal places when it is mathematically expedient for everyday applications.

decimeters (dm) | micrometers (µm) |
---|---|

1 dm | 100,000 µm |

2 dm | 200,000 µm |

3 dm | 300,000 µm |

4 dm | 400,000 µm |

5 dm | 500,000 µm |

6 dm | 600,000 µm |

7 dm | 700,000 µm |

8 dm | 800,000 µm |

9 dm | 900,000 µm |

10 dm | 1,000,000 µm |

11 dm | 1,100,000 µm |

12 dm | 1,200,000 µm |

13 dm | 1,300,000 µm |

14 dm | 1,400,000 µm |

15 dm | 1,500,000 µm |

16 dm | 1,600,000 µm |

17 dm | 1,700,000 µm |

18 dm | 1,800,000 µm |

19 dm | 1,900,000 µm |

20 dm | 2,000,000 µm |

21 dm | 2,100,000 µm |

22 dm | 2,200,000 µm |

23 dm | 2,300,000 µm |

24 dm | 2,400,000 µm |

25 dm | 2,500,000 µm |

26 dm | 2,600,000 µm |

27 dm | 2,700,000 µm |

28 dm | 2,800,000 µm |

29 dm | 2,900,000 µm |

30 dm | 3,000,000 µm |

31 dm | 3,100,000 µm |

32 dm | 3,200,000 µm |

33 dm | 3,300,000 µm |

34 dm | 3,400,000 µm |

35 dm | 3,500,000 µm |

36 dm | 3,600,000 µm |

37 dm | 3,700,000 µm |

38 dm | 3,800,000 µm |

39 dm | 3,900,000 µm |

40 dm | 4,000,000 µm |

41 dm | 4,100,000 µm |

42 dm | 4,200,000 µm |

43 dm | 4,300,000 µm |

44 dm | 4,400,000 µm |

45 dm | 4,500,000 µm |

46 dm | 4,600,000 µm |

47 dm | 4,700,000 µm |

48 dm | 4,800,000 µm |

49 dm | 4,900,000 µm |

50 dm | 5,000,000 µm |

51 dm | 5,100,000 µm |

52 dm | 5,200,000 µm |

53 dm | 5,300,000 µm |

54 dm | 5,400,000 µm |

55 dm | 5,500,000 µm |

56 dm | 5,600,000 µm |

57 dm | 5,700,000 µm |

58 dm | 5,800,000 µm |

59 dm | 5,900,000 µm |

60 dm | 6,000,000 µm |

61 dm | 6,100,000 µm |

62 dm | 6,200,000 µm |

63 dm | 6,300,000 µm |

64 dm | 6,400,000 µm |

65 dm | 6,500,000 µm |

66 dm | 6,600,000 µm |

67 dm | 6,700,000 µm |

68 dm | 6,800,000 µm |

69 dm | 6,900,000 µm |

70 dm | 7,000,000 µm |

71 dm | 7,100,000 µm |

72 dm | 7,200,000 µm |

73 dm | 7,300,000 µm |

74 dm | 7,400,000 µm |

75 dm | 7,500,000 µm |

76 dm | 7,600,000 µm |

77 dm | 7,700,000 µm |

78 dm | 7,800,000 µm |

79 dm | 7,900,000 µm |

80 dm | 8,000,000 µm |

81 dm | 8,100,000 µm |

82 dm | 8,200,000 µm |

83 dm | 8,300,000 µm |

84 dm | 8,400,000 µm |

85 dm | 8,500,000 µm |

86 dm | 8,600,000 µm |

87 dm | 8,700,000 µm |

88 dm | 8,800,000 µm |

89 dm | 8,900,000 µm |

90 dm | 9,000,000 µm |

91 dm | 9,100,000 µm |

92 dm | 9,200,000 µm |

93 dm | 9,300,000 µm |

94 dm | 9,400,000 µm |

95 dm | 9,500,000 µm |

96 dm | 9,600,000 µm |

97 dm | 9,700,000 µm |

98 dm | 9,800,000 µm |

99 dm | 9,900,000 µm |

100 dm | 10,000,000 µm |

decimeters (dm) | micrometers (µm) |
---|---|

101 dm | 10,100,000 µm |

102 dm | 10,200,000 µm |

103 dm | 10,300,000 µm |

104 dm | 10,400,000 µm |

105 dm | 10,500,000 µm |

106 dm | 10,600,000 µm |

107 dm | 10,700,000 µm |

108 dm | 10,800,000 µm |

109 dm | 10,900,000 µm |

110 dm | 11,000,000 µm |

111 dm | 11,100,000 µm |

112 dm | 11,200,000 µm |

113 dm | 11,300,000 µm |

114 dm | 11,400,000 µm |

115 dm | 11,500,000 µm |

116 dm | 11,600,000 µm |

117 dm | 11,700,000 µm |

118 dm | 11,800,000 µm |

119 dm | 11,900,000 µm |

120 dm | 12,000,000 µm |

121 dm | 12,100,000 µm |

122 dm | 12,200,000 µm |

123 dm | 12,300,000 µm |

124 dm | 12,400,000 µm |

125 dm | 12,500,000 µm |

126 dm | 12,600,000 µm |

127 dm | 12,700,000 µm |

128 dm | 12,800,000 µm |

129 dm | 12,900,000 µm |

130 dm | 13,000,000 µm |

131 dm | 13,100,000 µm |

132 dm | 13,200,000 µm |

133 dm | 13,300,000 µm |

134 dm | 13,400,000 µm |

135 dm | 13,500,000 µm |

136 dm | 13,600,000 µm |

137 dm | 13,700,000 µm |

138 dm | 13,800,000 µm |

139 dm | 13,900,000 µm |

140 dm | 14,000,000 µm |

141 dm | 14,100,000 µm |

142 dm | 14,200,000 µm |

143 dm | 14,300,000 µm |

144 dm | 14,400,000 µm |

145 dm | 14,500,000 µm |

146 dm | 14,600,000 µm |

147 dm | 14,700,000 µm |

148 dm | 14,800,000 µm |

149 dm | 14,900,000 µm |

150 dm | 15,000,000 µm |

151 dm | 15,100,000 µm |

152 dm | 15,200,000 µm |

153 dm | 15,300,000 µm |

154 dm | 15,400,000 µm |

155 dm | 15,500,000 µm |

156 dm | 15,600,000 µm |

157 dm | 15,700,000 µm |

158 dm | 15,800,000 µm |

159 dm | 15,900,000 µm |

160 dm | 16,000,000 µm |

161 dm | 16,100,000 µm |

162 dm | 16,200,000 µm |

163 dm | 16,300,000 µm |

164 dm | 16,400,000 µm |

165 dm | 16,500,000 µm |

166 dm | 16,600,000 µm |

167 dm | 16,700,000 µm |

168 dm | 16,800,000 µm |

169 dm | 16,900,000 µm |

170 dm | 17,000,000 µm |

171 dm | 17,100,000 µm |

172 dm | 17,200,000 µm |

173 dm | 17,300,000 µm |

174 dm | 17,400,000 µm |

175 dm | 17,500,000 µm |

176 dm | 17,600,000 µm |

177 dm | 17,700,000 µm |

178 dm | 17,800,000 µm |

179 dm | 17,900,000 µm |

180 dm | 18,000,000 µm |

181 dm | 18,100,000 µm |

182 dm | 18,200,000 µm |

183 dm | 18,300,000 µm |

184 dm | 18,400,000 µm |

185 dm | 18,500,000 µm |

186 dm | 18,600,000 µm |

187 dm | 18,700,000 µm |

188 dm | 18,800,000 µm |

189 dm | 18,900,000 µm |

190 dm | 19,000,000 µm |

191 dm | 19,100,000 µm |

192 dm | 19,200,000 µm |

193 dm | 19,300,000 µm |

194 dm | 19,400,000 µm |

195 dm | 19,500,000 µm |

196 dm | 19,600,000 µm |

197 dm | 19,700,000 µm |

198 dm | 19,800,000 µm |

199 dm | 19,900,000 µm |

200 dm | 20,000,000 µm |

## Conversion factor of 1 decimeter to other units of length

Here is a reference list providing a conversion of 1 decimeter (dm) to its equivalent values in various units of length, both metric and imperial:

- 1 decimeter (dm) = 100,000,000 nanometers (nm)
- 1 decimeter (dm) = 100,000 micrometers (µm)
- 1 decimeter (dm) = 100 millimeters (mm)
- 1 decimeter (dm) = 10 centimeters (cm)
- 1 decimeter (dm) = 0.1 meter (m)
- 1 decimeter (dm) = 0.0001 kilometer (km)
- 1 decimeter (dm) = 3.9370078740157 inches (in)
- 1 decimeter (dm) = 0.32808398950131 foot (ft)
- 1 decimeter (dm) = 0.10936132983377 yard (yd)
- 1 decimeter (dm) = 0.000062137119223733 mile (mi)
- 1 decimeter (dm) = 0.000053995680345572 nautical mile (nmi)

## What is a decimeter (dm)?

**Definition of decimeter:** A decimeter is a unit of length in the International System of Units (SI), commonly known as the metric system. It is equivalent to one tenth of a meter (0.1 m). It is less commonly used than centimeters or meters but can be useful for intermediate measurements.

The abbreviation for decimeter is **dm**. The single Unicode character **㍷** (U+3377) represents the 2-character Latin abbreviation for decimeter. The Windows Alt code for this character **㍷** is Alt + 13175.

## What is a micrometer (µm)?

**Definition of micrometer:** A micrometer, also known as a **micron**, is a unit of length in the International System of Units (SI). It is equal to one millionth of a meter (10^-6 m). It is frequently used in scientific and industrial applications to measure very small distances such as cells, bacteria, and fine particles.

The term “micrometer” (µm) is the technically correct and preferred term according to the International System of Units (SI). But the term “micron” is more commonly used in everyday usage. The abbreviation for micrometer is **μm**. The single Unicode character **㎛** (U+339B) represents the 2-character Greek/Latin abbreviation for micrometer. The Windows Alt code for this character **㎛** is Alt + 13211.