The global market for microscopes, accessories and supplies reached $4.3 billion in 2014. This market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.5% from $4.6 billion in 2015 to $6.3 billion in 2020.
This report provides:
An overview of the global market for microscopes and accessories, with coverage of optical (light) microscopes, electron microscopes, scanning probe microscopes, and other types (e.g., focused ion beam, confocal).
Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2014, estimates for 2015, and projections of CAGRs through 2020.
Definitions and a brief history of microscopy.
Examination of microscope technologies.
Discussion of trends by type of instrument, end-user segment, and geographical region.
A look at the industry structure, including company size and financial performance, ownership, and market shares.
SCOPE AND FORMAT
The report addresses the global market for microscopes and microscope accessories over the period from 2014 through 2020, including:
Optical (light) microscopes.
Scanning probe microscopes.
Other types of microscope (e.g., focused ion beam, confocal).
The report includes the following major elements:
Brief history of microscopy.
Major end uses and applications.
Global market trends by type of instrument, end-user segment and geographical region.
Technology trends, limits and challenges.
Industry structure (e.g., firm size and financial performance, ownership, market shares).