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Global Optical Chopper System Market

Global Optical Chopper System Market

About Optical Chopper System

Invented in the 1800s, optical chopper systems are devices that modulate or block a beam of light at periodic intervals, producing a pulsating light beam. Light pulsation can be varied by adjusting the frequency of the devices' input energy.

Optical chopper systems include the following:



    1. Rotary Optical chopper systems: Comprise of a disc with equidistant slots engraved into it

    2. Tuning Fork Choppers: Employs a tuning fork to periodically block the beam of light

    3. Optical Shutters: Motorized devices that control the exposure of light that passes through the lens.

    Technavio’s analysts forecast the global Optical Chopper System market to grow at a CAGR of 4.85% during the period 2017-2021.

    Covered in this report

    The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global Optical Chopper System market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated through the sale of optical chopper systems and excludes revenue from replacement, spares, aftermarket and services market.

    The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:
    • Americas
    • APAC
    • EMEA
    Technavio's report, Global Optical Chopper System Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

    Key vendors
    • Edmund Optics
    • Newport
    • Standford Research Systems
    • Thorlabs
    Other prominent vendors
    • Electro-Optical Products
    • Hinds Instruments
    • Scitec Instruments
    • Terahertz Technologies
    Market driver
    • Rapid proliferation of Li-Fi opens new use cases
    • For a full, detailed list, view our report
    Market challenge
    • Higher operating costs and limited versatility
    • For a full, detailed list, view our report
    Market trend
    • The rise of silicon photonics
    • For a full, detailed list, view our report
    Key questions answered in this report
    • What will the market size be in 2021 and what will the growth rate be?
    • What are the key market trends?
    • What is driving this market?
    • What are the challenges to market growth?
    • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
    • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
    • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


    Press Release

    Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Optical Chopper System Market 2017-2021

    Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global optical chopper system market: Edmund Optics, Newport, Standford Research Systems, and Thorlabs.

    Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Electro-Optical Products, Hinds Instruments, Scitec Instruments, and Terahertz Technologies.

    Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “The latest trend gaining momentum in the market is The rise of silicon photonics. Fiber optics is being used extensively as a medium for fast point-to-point data transfer. Fiber optics, however, cannot be deployed extensively within servers. Silicon photonics superimposes an optical component capable of modulating light on a silicon-based wafer chip. The technology facilitates speedier computation in the range of exabytes per second.”

    According to the report, one of the major drivers for this market is Rapid proliferation of Li-Fi opens new use cases. Li-Fi is an improved version of wireless communication, which employs an LED system for data transfer. Data transfer speeds are upward of 1 Gbps. The global Li-Fi market is still in its infancy, but holds a lot of promise for the near future. According to Technavio’s estimates, the global Li-Fi market will reach an estimated $1.07 billion by 2021, growing at a CAGR of 72.5% during the forecast period.

    Further, the report states that one of the major factors hindering the growth of this market is Higher operating costs and limited versatility. Rotary optical chopper systems have several moving parts in them. This increases the maintenance costs because of wear and tear. In addition, modulation frequencies of these systems generally reach the maximum level in the higher kilohertz limiting pulsation rate. System functionality in R&D is therefore limited. Another disadvantage is the optical chopper system's inability to change the frequency modulation dynamically. Tuning fork resonant choppers are more resilient and cost-effective, especially when ordered in bulk. They, however, come with a narrow frequency range of around 10 Hz to 6 KHz. Tuning fork optical chopper systems operate at one set frequency and cannot be dynamically changed, which can be a hindrance.

    Companies Mentioned

    Edmund Optics, Newport, Standford Research Systems, Thorlabs, Electro-Optical Products, Hinds Instruments, Scitec Instruments, and Terahertz Technologies.

  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Market outline
      • Table Comparison of different types of optical chopper systems
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Overview of global optical chopper system market
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global optical chopper system market 2016-2021 ($ thousands)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market Segmentation by application
    • Global optical chopper system market by application
      • Table Global optical chopper system market by application 2016-2021 (% share of revenue)
    • Global optical chopper system market by consumer electronics
      • Table Global optical chopper system market by consumer electronics 2016-2021 ($ thousands)
    • Global optical chopper system market by telecommunications
      • Table Global optical chopper system market by telecommunications 2016-2021 ($ thousands)
  • Global optical chopper system market by research and development
    • Table Global optical chopper system market by research and development 2016-2021 ($ thousands)
    • Global optical chopper system market by data center
      • Table Global optical chopper system market by data center 2016-2021 ($ thousands)
    • Global optical chopper system market by aerospace and defense
      • Table Global optical chopper system market by aerospace and defense 2016-2021 ($ thousands)
    • Global optical chopper system market by others
      • Table Global optical chopper system market by others 2016-2021 ($ thousands)
  • Market segmentation by product
    • Global optical chopper system market by product
      • Table Global optical chopper system market by product 2016-2021 (% share of revenue)
    • Global optical chopper system market by LCD TV
      • Table Global optical chopper system market by LCD TV 2016-2021 ($ thousands)
    • Global optical chopper system market by fiber optics
      • Table Global optical chopper system market by fiber optics 2016-2021 ($ thousands)
    • Global optical chopper system market by rotary chopper
      • Table Global optical chopper system market by rotary chopper 2016-2021 ($ thousands)
    • Global optical chopper system market by spectrometer
      • Table Global optical chopper system market by spectrometer 2016-2021 ($ thousands)
    • Global optical chopper system market by sensor
      • Table Global optical chopper system market by sensor 2016-2021 ($ thousands)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Global optical chopper system market by others
      • Table Global optical chopper system market by others 2016-2021 ($ thousands)
      • Table Global optical chopper system market by geography 2016-2021 (% share of revenue)
    • Optical chopper system market in APAC
      • Table Optical chopper system market in APAC 2016-2021 ($ thousands)
    • Optical chopper system market in Americas
      • Table Optical chopper system market in Americas 2016-2021 ($ thousands)
    • Optical chopper system market in EMEA
      • Table Optical chopper market in EMEA 2016-2021 ($ thousands)
  • Key leading countries
    • Table Key leading countries
    • US
    • UK
    • China
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
    • Market challenges
  • Market trends
    • The rise of silicon photonics
    • R&D in the field of quantum computing
    • Emergence of Industrie 4.0
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
  • Key vendor analysis
    • Edmund Optics
    • Newport
    • Stanford Research Systems
    • Thorlabs
    • Other prominent vendors
      • Table Other prominent vendors
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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