LIST OF FIGURES

2.1. Flow chart of NTT's procurement procedures (NTT)

3.1. Key components of an optical disk system
3.2. Comparison of capacity, random access time of computer memory systems
3.3. Comparison of computer memory systems in terms of cost and capacity
3.4. Competitiveness of optical storage
3.5. Worldwide disk drive revenues
3.6. OIDA predictions on optical storage market growth
3.7. Manufacturers’ geographical distribution
3.8. Roadmap for optical storage products at Hitachi-Maxell
3.9. Reversible optical storage media in production
3.10. Structure of a magneto-optical disk media
3.11. Land and groove recording
3.12. A compact optical pickup head package design
3.13. Trends in optical storage: evolution of capacity
3.14. Trends in optical storage: evolution of seek time and data rates
3.15. Multilayer optical disk stack
3.16. Principle of two-photon recording in 3-D
3.17. Potential impact of 3-D multilayer optical storage
3.18. Evolution of areal densities of optical and magnetic disk storage

4.1. Cable television modulator
4.2. Modular FOG design
4.3. IO modulator use in telecommunications
4.4. Arrayed-waveguide grating demultiplexer
4.5. Typical CATV system

6.1. Fiber-optic and optical sensor publication chronology
6.2. Fiber and optical sensor publication and patent chronology
6.3. Geographic origin of publications on fiber and optical sensor technology
6.4. Geographic origin of fiber and optical sensor technology patents
6.5. Optical sensor publication chronology, by category
6.6. Hitachi FOG for automotive, cleaning robot, autonomous dump truck, and helicopter applications.
6.7. End view of specialty fibers
6.8. Optical sensor market survey
6.9. U.S. publication chronology by sensor type
6.10. Asian publication chronology by sensor type
6.11. Publication comparison by sensor category: enabling science/components
6.12. Publication comparison by sensor category: networks & instrumentation
6.13. Publication comparison by sensor category: chemical sensors
6.14. Publication comparison by sensor category: temperature sensors
6.15. Publication comparison by sensor category: strain sensors
6.16. Publication comparison by sensor category: biomedical sensors
6.17. Publication comparison by sensor category: electric/magnetic sensors
6.18. Publication comparison by sensor category: rotation sensors
6.19. Publication comparison by sensor category: other sensors
6.20. Geographic distribution of companies producing optical sensors

7.1. Global market for optoelectronics-enabled equipment
7.2. Production in the Japanese optoelectronics industry, 1983-1993
7.3. Display-enabled equipment markets
7.4. Optical communications market size
7.5. Optical storage market size
7.6. Market for hardcopy equipment
7.7. Distribution of employment by size of optoelectronics firm, Japan, 1992
7.8. Investment in the optoelectronics industry: U.S. and Japan, 1989-1992
7.9. Investment per firm in the optoelectronics industry: U.S. and Japan, 1989-1992
7.10. Employment by employee type in the Japanese optoelectronics industry, 1993
7.11. Employment by employee type in the U.S. optoelectronics industry, 1993
7.12. Optoelectronics R&D; expenditures: Japan and the U.S., 1989-1992
7.13 Optoelectronics R&D; expenditures per firm: Japan and the U.S., 1989-1992
7.14. Distribution of Japanese optoelectronics R&D; personnel by program size -1
7.15. Distribution of Japanese optoelectronics R&D; personnel by program size -2
7.16. Distribution of Japanese optoelectronics R&D; personnel by program size -3
7.17. Distribution of Japanese optoelectronics R&D; personnel by program size -4
7.18. Distribution of Japanese optoelectronics R&D; personnel by program size -5
7.19. Distribution of Japanese optoelectronics R&D; personnel by program size -6
7.20. Distribution of Japanese optoelectronics R&D; personnel by program size -7
7.21. Distribution of Japanese optoelectronics R&D; investment by program size - 1
7.22. Distribution of Japanese optoelectronics R&D; investment by program size - 2
7.23. Distribution of Japanese optoelectronics R&D; investment by program size - 3
7.24 Distribution of Japanese optoelectronics R&D; investment by program size - 4
7.25. Distribution of Japanese optoelectronics R&D; investment by program size - 5
7.26. Distribution of Japanese optoelectronics R&D; investment by program size - 6
7.27. Distribution of Japanese optoelectronics R&D; investment by program size - 7


Published: February 1996; WTEC Hyper-Librarian