Also in the news . . .
The Westinghouse Savannah River Company (Aiken, SC) has been awarded a patent on a new fiberoptic probe for chemical analysis of slurries and solids. . . . Texas Instruments (Houston, TX) has licensed fiberoptic chemical-sensor technology from FiberChem Inc. (Las Vegas, NV) to develo¥custom chemical sensors. . . . Ortel (Alhambra, CA) will supply the Andrew Corporation (Orland Park, IL) with linear fiberoptic components for an underground microcell installation to be built for the Hong Kong Mass Transit Railway System. . . . Anritsu Wiltron (Morgan Hill, CA) has published a booklet entitled Guide to OTDR Measurements. The booklet is free; call (800) 230-2972. . . . Dynair Electronics Inc. (San Diego, CA) has been acquired by fiberoptics company Osicom Technologies Inc. (Santa Monica, CA) as a subsidiary. . . . The 18th annual Newport Conference on Fiberoptics Markets is scheduled for October 16-18, in Newport, RI.