Convert Points (pt) to Nanometres (nm) | pt in nm

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# Let's convert Points (pt) to Nanometres (nm)

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

## Quick Reference for Converting Points to Nanometres

Formula
nm = pt x 351459.8
Quick Rough Maths
To get the Nanometres, multiply the number of Points by 351.5 thousand
Points (pt) in 1 Nanometre
There are 0 Points in 1 Nanometre
Nanometres (nm) in 1 Point
There are 351459.8 Nanometres in 1 Point

## Unit Information

Point
/pɔɪnt/
Symbol: pt
Unit System: Typography

### What is the Point?

The point is a unit of length in the field of typography and uses the symbol pt.

It is the smallest unit in the world of typography. There are 12 points in a pica.

In physical printing methods / press systems, the point size is the height of the metal press body on which the font's letters are made. When applied to the digital type space, letters are designed around a theoretical size, an em square which is scaled to the relative point size (when specified of course!).

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).

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