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Precision Engineering/Precision Optics in Japan:  Status, Technology and Culture



Christopher J. Evans


Precision engineering and precision optics are commercially and strategically important enabling technologies. The character of precision engineering research and development in Japan is different from that in the U.S. and Europe; these differences are the focus of this report.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 5491
Report Number


Evans, C. (1994), Precision Engineering/Precision Optics in Japan:  Status, Technology and Culture, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed April 23, 2024)
Created January 1, 1994, Updated February 19, 2017