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Accession Number PB2007-103591
Title Competing for the Future: A Historical Review of NIST ATP Investments in Photonics and Optical Technologies.
Publication Date May 2006
Media Count 7p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract The photonics and optical technologies industry within the U.S. is largely built upon the innovations and ideas that have emerged from within academic and laboratory entities across the country, and then brought to the market - typically by small and medi ...
Keywords Advanced Technology Program (ATP)
Homeland security
Joint ventures
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Optical technologies

Source Agency National Institute of Standards and Technology
NTIS Subject Category 49E - Optoelectronic Devices & Systems
46C - Optics & Lasers
70 - Administration & Management
96 - Business & Economics
41 - Manufacturing Technology
Corporate Author National Inst. of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD. Advanced Technology Program.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 0708
Contract Number N/A

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