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Global Scanning Probe Microscopy Market 2015-2019

About scanning probe microscopes

Scanning probe microscope (SPM) is an advanced microscope that uses a physical probe to scan the specimen. These microscopes provide high magnification and are specifically used for observation of three-dimensional specimens. In 1981, it was introduced as a pioneer in providing high atomic resolution. Initially, SPMs were mainly used for measuring 3D surface topography. Although they are now being used for measuring many other surface properties, they are still used primarily for 3D topography. SPMs were the first to produce real-space images of atomic arrangements on flat surfaces. This is done by moving a sharp probe over the sample. The interaction of the probe and sample, and the pressure created, are monitored, and that decides image resolution.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global SPM market to grow at a CAGR of 9.76% during the period 2014-2019.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and growth prospects of the global SPM market for the period 2015-2019. To calculate the market size, the report considers revenue generated through sales of SPMs in the market. The market is divided into the following segments based on the type of product:

  • Atomic force microscopes (AFM)
  • Scanning tunneling microscopes
  • Other SPM technologies
Technavio's report, Global SPM Market 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Americas, APAC, and EMEA; it also covers the global SPM market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion on the key vendors operating in this market.

Key geographies
  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Key vendors
  • Asylum Research
  • Hitachi High-tech Instruments
  • Key Sight Technologies
  • NT-MDT
  • Park Systems
Other prominent vendors
  • AXT
  • Budget Sensors
  • Danish Micro Engineering
  • Infinitesemia
  • JPK Instruments
  • Nanonis
  • Nanosurf
  • Novascan Technologies
  • WITec
Market driver
  • Growing opportunities in the field of Life Sciences
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Limited science and technology budget
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • New image optimizing techniques
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2019 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 Scanning Probe Microscopy Market 2015-2019

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global Scanning Probe Microscopy Market: Asylum Research, Hitachi High Tech Instruments, Keysight Technologies, ND-MDT, and Park Systems.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: AXT, Budget sensors, Danish Micrio Engineering, Infinitesemia, JPK Instruments, Nanonis, Nanosurf, Novascan Technologies, and WITec.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “Technavio’s market research analyst has estimated the life sciences segment to dominate over all the other segments due to growing opportunities in life science research and the augmented focus on enhanced research, which require data on minute and subcellular components.”

According to the report, the AFM segment to account for the largest market share during the forecast period.

Further, the report states that companies that do not have their manufacturing location at their clients' sites face challenges in terms of the delivery of customized products.

Companies Mentioned

Asylum Research, Hitachi High Tech Instruments, Keysight Technologies, ND-MDT, Park Systems, AXT, Budget sensors, Danish Micrio Engineering, Infinitesemia, JPK Instruments, Nanonis, Nanosurf, Novascan Technologies, WITec.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
    • Top-vendor offerings
      • Table Product offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • Market at a glance
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table SPM as a segment of global microscopy devices market
      • Table Microscopy device manufacturing process
      • Table Schematic of an SPM
      • Table Types of SPM microscopes and their year of introduction
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global SPM devices market ($ billions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Market overview
      • Table Global SPM market by application 2014
      • Table Global SPM market by application 2014-2019
    • Semiconductors
      • Table Global SPM market for semiconductor applications 2014-2019 ($ billions)
    • Life sciences
      • Table Global SPM market for life sciences applications 2014-2019 ($ billions)
    • Materials science
      • Table Global SPM market for material sciences applications 2014-2019 ($ billions)
    • Nanotechnology
      • Table Global SPM market for nanotechnology applications 2014-2019 ($ billions)
  • Market segmentation by product
    • Market overview
      • Table Global SPM market by products
      • Table Global SPM market by product 2014-2019
      • Table Global SPM market by product 2014-2019 ($ billions)
      • Table Global SPM market by product 2014-2019
      • Table CAGR comparison of SPM products
    • AFM
      • Table Global AFM market 2014-2019 ($ billions)
    • STM
      • Table Global STM market 2014-2019 ($ billions)
      • Table Major types of SPM microscopes
    • Others
      • Table Global SPM market for other SPM microscopy techniques 2014-2019 ($ billions)
      • Table Other SPM techniques
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Market overview
      • Table Global SPM market by geography 2014-2019
    • Americas
      • Table SPM market in Americas 2014-2019 ($ billions)
    • EMEA
      • Table SPM market in EMEA 2014-2019 ($ billions)
    • APAC
      • Table SPM market in APAC 2014-2019 ($ billions)
  • Market drivers
    • Increased applications in life sciences
    • Rise in nanotechnology applications
    • Increased spending by governments
    • Advances in technology
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Budgetary constraints
    • Need for customized products
    • High cost of professional SPM microscopes
    • Limitations of AFM devices
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Novel image-optimizing techniques
    • Introduction of hybrid AFM modes
    • Growing number of CROs
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Key vendor analysis
      • Table Product matrix of vendors
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • Asylum Research
      • Table Asylum Research: Product segmentation 2014
    • Hitachi High-Technologies
      • Table Hitachi High-Technologies: Business segmentation by revenue 2014
      • Table Hitachi High-Technologies: Business segmentation by revenue 2013 and 2014 ($ billions)
      • Table Hitachi High-Technologies: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2014
    • Keysight Technologies
      • Table Keysight Technologies: Business segmentation by revenue 2014
      • Table Keysight Technologies: Business segmentation by revenue 2013 and 2014 ($ millions)
      • Table Keysight Technologies: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2014
    • NT-MDT
      • Table NT-MDT: Product segmentation
    • Park Systems
      • Table Park Systems: Business segmentation
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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