 Convert Feet (ft) to Nanometres (nm) | ft in nm
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# Let's convert Feet (ft) to Nanometres (nm)

This quick and easy calculator will convert Feet (ft) to Nanometres (nm) and show formula, brief history on the units and quick maths for the conversion.

## Quick Reference for Converting Feet to Nanometres

Formula
nm = ft x 304800000
Quick Rough Maths
To get the Nanometres, multiply the number of Feet by 304.8 million
Feet (ft) in 1 Nanometre
There are 0 Feet in 1 Nanometre
Nanometres (nm) in 1 Foot
There are 304800000 Nanometres in 1 Foot

## Unit Information

Foot
/fʊt/
Symbol: ft
Unit System: Imperial

### What is the Foot?

The foot is a unit of length in the imperial unit system and uses the symbol ft.

One foot is exactly equal to 12 inches. It is also exactly equal to 0.3048m. One yard is comprised of three feet.

The foot is just behind the metre in terms of widespread use due to its previous popularity. The US is the only developed country that still uses the foot in preference to the metre.

The UK still uses feet to express human height more than metres.

Nanometre
/ˈnanə(ʊ)ˌmiːtə/
Symbol: nm
Unit System: SI

### What is the Nanometre?

The nanometre is a unit of length and is a multiple of the SI unit metre. It uses the symbol nm.

1 nm is equal to one one-billionth of a metre. (Nano is the prefix for one billionth). It is used to express dimensions on an atomic scale for example a helium atom has a radius of approximately 0.03nm.

The nanometre was previously known as the millimicrometre (or the millimicron).