Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) November 18, 2013
According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Microscopy Devices Market (Optical, Electron and Scanning Probe Microscopes, Semiconductor, Life Sciences, Nanotechnology, Material Sciences) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018," the global market for microscopy devices was valued at USD 3.0 billion in 2011 and it is expected to reach an estimated value of USD 6.2 billion in 2018, growing at a CAGR of 11.0% from 2012 to 2018.
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The market growth of microscopy devices is majorly attributed to increasing global focus on nanotechnology research. As nanotechnology finds extensive applications in the field of material sciences, semiconductor and life sciences, it encourages governments and corporate enterprises across the globe, to support research and development initiatives through public funding.
Nanotechnology along with other precision manufacturing industries such as semiconductor and medical devices manufacturing enhances the adoption rate of the advanced microscopes which drives the microscopy devices market significantly. In addition, the establishment of increasing number of semiconductor manufacturing units by local and foreign companies in countries such as China and India is also boosting the growth of the microscopy devices market.
Among the various application areas of microscopy devices, the market for microscopy devices in semiconductor industry held the largest share in 2011, and is expected to maintain its share throughout the forecast period. Continuous efforts to miniaturize semiconductor chips for the evolving microelectronics industry serve the market as a significant driver.
Microscopy devices find major application in research and development, in industries such as nanotechnology, material sciences, semiconductors, life sciences and other precision manufacturing industries. This report estimates the global market for microscopy devices in terms of revenue (USD million) for the period 2012 – 2018, keeping 2011 as the base year. The microscopy devices market is segmented into three major types namely market by products, market by applications, and market by geography.
The market is segmented by products into optical microscopes, electron microscopes, scanning probe microscopes and others. Optical microscopes are further segmented into inverted microscopes, stereomicroscopes, phase contrast microscopes, confocal scanning microscopes, near field scanning microscopes and other optical microscopes. On the basis of principle used, electron microscopes are classified into transmission electron microscope and scanning electron microscope. Scanning probe microscopes are categorized as scanning tunneling microscopes and atomic force microscope.
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The global microscopy devices market is also segmented by application areas into semiconductors, life sciences, materials sciences, nanotechnology and others. The global market for microscopy devices is segmented on the basis of geography into North America, Europe, Asia and rest of the world (RoW) regions and the market is valued in terms of USD million.
The report includes the market shares of key players in 2011.
The company profiles for some of the key players are included in the report in terms of company overview, financial overview, business strategies, recent developments and product portfolio. Some of the companies profiled in the report are Carl Zeiss AG, FEI Company, Hitachi High Technologies Corporation, JEOL Ltd, Leica Microsystems, Nikon Corporation, Olympus Corporation, Danish Micro Engineering and others.
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