Electronic Design

News From The Micro And Nano Worlds

MEMS ON THE MOVE
Lightconnect introduced a MEMS-based integrated dynamic-gain equalizer/optical channel monitor subsystem at last week's Optical Fiber Conference (OFC) in Atlanta, Ga. Go to www.lightconnect.com.

NEW NANOTECH
If you're working in the nanoworld and need precision test and measurement equipment, take a look at Keithley Instruments. The company has published literature, technical applications, and white papers on measurements for nanotubes, nanotube-based field-emitter displays (FEDs), nanowires and nanofibers, and nano-opto components. Visit www.keithley.com.

The nanoelectronics field also recently got a boost from the NanoBusiness Alliance, which is throwing its full support behind proposed government legislation to provide $2.1 billion over three years for nanotechnology R&D. The proposal, H.R. 766, was filed the week of Feb. 10, 2003 by Sherwood Boehlert, chairman of the U.S. House Science Committee. For more, check out www.nanobusiness.org.

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