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Aiming for a New Market: From CD to DVD

  • Hiroshi Shimizu
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Part of the Advances in Japanese Business and Economics book series (AJBE, volume 21)

Abstract

As we saw in Chap.  7, when laser diode R&D began in the 1960s, specific application had not yet been identified nor was it the clear driving force behind R&D. Optical communication later became the most common application of laser diode from the beginning of 1970s.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hiroshi Shimizu
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  1. 1.Faculty of CommerceWaseda UniversityTokyoJapan

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