Global Markets and Technologies for Carbon Nanotubes
The global market for CNT primary grades was $158.6 million in 2014. This market is projected to reach $167.9 million in 2015 and $670.6 million in 2019, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 33.4% from 2014 to 2019.
This report provides:
An overview of the global markets and technologies for carbon nanotubes (CNTs).
Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2013, estimates for 2014, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2019.
Information on the history, production methodology, and unique properties of various forms of CNTs.
Emphasis on major application challenges CNTs face.
Examination of the market's dynamics, specifically growth drivers, restraints, and opportunities.
Assessments of the latest progress and the technical readiness of major application sectors including composites, electronics, energy storage, membranes, sensors, and other applications.
An extensive search/analysis of U.S. issued and pending patents (along with Canadian, European and WPTO databases where there is no USPTO presence.
Details concerning the competitive landscape and the industry's structure, as well as profiles of major players in the carbon nanotube industry.
SCOPE OF REPORT
Following the Introduction and Executive Summary chapters, this updated report is then divided into nine major chapters as described below.
Chapter Three, Technology Overview, defines CNTs, outlines their history, describes the production methodology, identifies the unique properties of various forms of CNTs and emphasizes the major application challenges.
Chapter Four, Patent Analysis, provides an extensive search/analysis of U.S. issued and pending patents (along with Canadian, European, and World Patent & Trademark Office databases where there is no USPTO presence) and a collation of the main technical/application sectors and identifies the most active organizations—U.S. and foreign—driving CNT technology.
Chapter Five, Industry Structure and Competitive Analysis, identifies current producers, progress in continuous production scale-up, and market segmentation, and provides industry profiles of the major players.
Chapter Six, Markets by Application, represents the body of the report, assessing the latest progress and technical readiness in the major application sectors of composites, electronics, energy storage, membranes, sensors and other applications.
Chapter Seven, Global Market Analysis, estimates five-year potential revenues of all notable CNT producers.
Chapter Eight, North American Market Analysis, estimates five-year potential revenues of U.S. and Canadian CNT producers.
Chapter Nine, European Market Analysis, estimates five-year potential revenues of European CNT producers.
Chapter Ten, Asian Market Analysis, estimates five-year potential revenues of Asian CNT producers.
Chapter Eleven, Market Pull: Prognosis for Global CNT Applications, identifies the most promising applications realizable based on the leading proponents, technical readiness and market interest.