5/2/2012 5:17:10 PM
The Buzz: Business news: So what does the “L” and “v” on NanoFabX mean?
The Buzz: Business News
Maybe they are just brackets or some other structural device, but a few weeks ago, pieces of material that look like an “L” and below it a lower-case “v” were attached to the top corner of the new NanoFab Xtension building under construction at the University at Albany’s College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering.
And last night, a reporter believes he saw that the two symbols have back-lighting, perhaps so they can be seen at night.
It’s somewhat logical to assume maybe they are Roman numerals, but that would make them mean “55″ which doesn’t seem to have any significance. The building is going to house the NanoCollege’s $4.8 billion computer chip manufacturing initiative, as well as what’s known as the Global 450 Consortium that will focus on making chips from silicon wafers that are 450mm across.