Created: 12/23/96 Updated: 2/5/98

The Korean Electronics Industry

M. Pecht, J.B. Bernstein, D. Searls, and M. Peckarer
CRC Press, Inc., New York, NY, 1997

Since the Korean war, the Republic of Korea has made substantial gains in building a modern economy and society. The growth and development of their electronics industry has played a major role in achieving those gains. Today, Korean electronics companies own a significant share of the world's electronics markets. For example, the semiconductor industry has grown 37% over 1993, totaling US$5 billion in sales. Korean electronics companies conduct state-of-the-art research and development projects; establish joint ventures, and support universityies and research institutes devoted to producing some of the world's best engineers, scientists, and tehcnical leaders. This book documents the technologies, capabilities, and infrastructure, that have helped advance the Korean electronics companies to world leaders.

ISBN: 0-8493-3172-2, February 1997. c. 129 pp., $39.95
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