Femtosecond Technology in Japan

Hiroyoshi YAJIMA  Takeshi KAMIYA  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics   Vol.E81-C   No.2   pp.95-102
Publication Date: 1998/02/25
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: INVITED PAPER (Special Issue on Ultrashort Optical Pulse Technologies and their Applications)
Category: Femtosecond Strategy
laser,  femtosecond pulse,  superelectronics,  

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This paper reviews the prospects for "femtosecond technology" which will provide an innovative and fundamentally new industrial technology based on ultrafast electronics and quantum optics occurring in the femtosecond time domain. The outline of the femtosecond technology project sponsored by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) is also reviewed.