### What is a Decimeter?

The **Decimetre** (SI symbol dm) or decimeter (American spelling) is a unit of length in the metric system, equal to one-tenth of a meter. The term “Deci” means one-tenth, and therefore decimetre means one-tenth of a meter.

Since a meter is made up of 100 cm, one-tenth of 100 cm is 10 cm. Thus one decimeter measures 10 cm or 3.937 inches

### What is a Nanometer?

The **nanometre** (SI symbol: nm) or nanometer (American spelling) is a unit of length in the metric system, equal to one billionth (short scale) of a meter (0.000000001 m).

The nanometre is often used to express dimensions on an atomic scale: the diameter of a helium atom, for example, is about 0.06 nm, and that of a ribosome is about 20 nm. The nanometre is also commonly used to specify the wavelength of electromagnetic radiation near the visible part of the spectrum: visible light ranges from around 400 to 700 nm.

### How to Convert Decimeter to Nanometers?

To convert Decimeter to Nanometers, simply multiply the Decimeter value by 100000000.

The formula used to calculate Decimeter to Nanometers -

**d**_{(dm)} = **d**_{(nm)} * 100000000

The distance *d* in Nanometers (nm) is equal to the distance *d* in Decimeters (dm) multiplied by 100000000.

### How many Nanometers in a Decimeter

In simple terms, 1 dm is equal to 100000000 nm.

The formula used is 1*100000000 = 100000000(nm)

### How many Decimeters in a Nanometer

1 Nanometer is equal to 1e-08 Decimeters. So we can also say that there are 1e-08 Decimeters in a Nanometer.

### Decimeter to Nanometers Conversion Table

Decimeter (dm) | Nanometer (nm) |
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0.01 (dm) | |

0.02 (dm) | |

0.03 (dm) | |

0.04 (dm) | |

0.05 (dm) | |

1 (dm) | |

2 (dm) | |

3 (dm) | |

4 (dm) | |

5 (dm) | |

6 (dm) | |

7 (dm) | |

8 (dm) | |

9 (dm) | |

10 (dm) | |

20 (dm) | |

30 (dm) | |

40 (dm) | |

50 (dm) | |

60 (dm) | |

70 (dm) | |

80 (dm) | |

90 (dm) | |

100 (dm) | |

200 (dm) | |

300 (dm) | |

400 (dm) | |

500 (dm) | |

600 (dm) | |

700 (dm) | |

800 (dm) | |

900 (dm) | |

1000 (dm) | |

5000 (dm) | |

10000 (dm) |