Aiming for a new market: From CD to DVD

Hiroshi Shimizu*

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


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.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvances in Japanese Business and Economics
Number of pages25
Publication statusPublished - 2019
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameAdvances in Japanese Business and Economics
ISSN (Print)2197-8859
ISSN (Electronic)2197-8867

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business and International Management
  • Strategy and Management
  • Economics and Econometrics
  • Finance


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