TABLE 5.1 Industries in Which AMO Science Is an Important Enabling Factor

Industry

Total 1991

Sales ($B)

Gas-discharge lighting

2.6

Semiconductor devices

27.8

Industrial and analytical equipment

 

Laboratory instruments

13.4

Measuring and controlling instruments

10.5

Electronic information recording and storage (image data)

2.2

Information services on networks and

electronic data storage media

10.2

Data processing and network services

35.6

Computer equipment and peripherals

 

Supercomputers

1.5 (worldwide)

Mainframe

27.0 (worldwide)

Mid-range

26.0

Workstations

12.0

Personal computers

32.0

Portables

7.0 (worldwide)

Local area networks

8.0 (worldwide)

Magnetic storage equipment

3.0

Optical storage equipment

0.9

Laser printer equipment

6.3

Other printers

5.6

Telecommunications services

161.0

Radio communications and detection equipment

 

Radar, sonar, LIDAR, navigation, infrared/ultraviolet, electronic warfare

31.6

Communications systems and equipment (fiber, microwave, satellite, land, marine, mobile)

17.5

Satellite communications equipment (ground-based)

1.3

Satellite communications equipment (satellites)

1.3

Commercial broadcasting equipment

1.8

Electronic kits, lasers, ultrasonic equipment particle accelerators, etc.

3.8

Fiber optics

1.7

Prerecorded music

 

Compact disks

3.9

All other media

4.3

Consumer electronics (radio, TV, audio, etc.)

7.7



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