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The World Market for Advanced Microscopes (Scanning and Electron Probe)

The World Market for Advanced Microscopes (Scanning and Electron Probe)
Category: Instrumentation & Material Production Published: May 2011 Pages: 105 View Contents
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The global market for Advanced Scanning and Electron Probe Microscopes (Atomic Force Microscopes, Transmission Electron Microscopes and Scanning Electron Microscopes) is forecast to exceed $1billion in annual sales by 2017, due to increased demand for sophisticated, high-resolution, precision imagery across a range of existing and new markets.

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The demand for these instruments will be driven by technological advancements in the semiconductors and electronics, industrial, MEMS, biomedical and pharmaceutical, and nanotechnology and nanomaterials R&D sectors.

The industry was adversely affected the global recession overall, especially in the semiconductors end-user sector (the largest consumer of advanced microscopes) but witnessed growth in the life sciences and healthcare.

The main regional markets for electron and scanning probe microscopes are in Asia-Pacific and USA. Asia-Pacific is the fastest growing market, with robust sales in Japan and China and an emerging market in India. Brazil and Russia are also emerging forces backed by increased budgets for scientific infrastructure and nanotechnology/nanomaterials research. Growth in life sciences research and electronics and semiconductors is also driving demand.

What does the report include?

  • Comprehensive quantitative data and forecasts for the global electron and scanning probe microscopes market to 2017
  • Qualitative insight and perspective on the current market and future trends in end user markets based on interviews with key executives
  • End user market analysis
  • Tables and figures illustrating market size and by end user demand
  • Full company profiles of electron and scanning probe microscopes application developers including technology descriptions, revenues, contact details, and end user markets for their products
  • Comparative analysis with the optical microscopes market

Who should buy this report?

  • Advanced materials producers, application developers; sales and marketing departments
  • Corporate strategists and policy advisors
  • Electron and scanning probe microscopes companies
  • Technology consultants and analysts, venture capitalists, and readers interested in the advanced materials market
  • New technology teams and application developers in the semiconductors and data storage, thin films and coatings, bio-medicine, healthcare and life sciences, academia and research centers, optics and fibers, nanomaterials, ceramics, metals, FA labs, polymers, energy and chemicals markets

The global market for Advanced Scanning and Microscopes is forecast to exceed $1billion in annual sales by 2017.