## Angstrom

$c=\lambda v$

Emma Li 2C
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### Angstrom

Is 1 Angstrom referring to the radius or diameter of an atom?

Thank you!

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### Re: Angstrom

Hey there Emma how are you.
So an Angstrom is a unit of measurement and doesn't refer to a single part of an atom. So 1 Angstrom could be the radius or diameter of an atom.
Hope this helps!! :)

Cooper1C
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### Re: Angstrom

1 Ångström is 10^-10 meters. Bond lengths are about 1 Ångström.

Angel Ni 2K
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### Re: Angstrom

It can refer to either. The Angstrom is a unit of length.