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THE EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES EMERGING TECHNOLOGY MAJOR TECHNOLOGY ELEMENTS LIFE SCIENCES  Biotechnology Bio processing, drug design, genetic enginnerring, biolelectronics Medical Devices/Diagnostics Cellular-level sensors, medical imaging, in vitro and in vivo analysis, targeted pharmaceuticals, fiber-optic probes MATERIALS Advanced Materials Structural and functional ceramics, ceramic and metal matrix composites, intermetallic and lightweight alloys, advanced polymers

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THE EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES
EMERGING TECHNOLOGY
MAJOR TECHNOLOGY ELEMENTS
LIFE SCIENCES 
Biotechnology Bio processing, drug design, genetic enginnerring, biolelectronics
Medical Devices/Diagnostics Cellular-level sensors, medical imaging, in vitro and in vivo analysis, targeted pharmaceuticals, fiber-optic probes
MATERIALS
Advanced Materials Structural and functional ceramics, ceramic and metal matrix composites, intermetallic and lightweight alloys, advanced polymers, surface-modified materials, diamond thin films, membranes, biomaterials
Supersonductors High-temperatures ceramic conductors, advanced low-temperature conductors
ELECTRONICS AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Semiconductor Devices Silicon, compound semiconductors, ULSI, memory chips, X-ray lithography
Digital Imaging Technology High-definition systems, HDTV, large displays, data compression, image processing
High-Density Data Storage High-density magnetic storage magneto-optical storage
High Perfomrance Computing Modular/transportable software numerical simulation, neural networks
Optoelectronics Integrated optical circuitry, optical fibers, optical computing, solid-state lasers, optical sensors
MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS
Artificial Intelligence Intelligent machines, intelligent processing of materials and chemicals, expert systems
Flexible Computer-Integrated Manufacturing Computer-aided deign, engineering, and manufacturing; integrated control achitectures, adaptive-process control
Sensor Technology...

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