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Radiation Detection Equipment Markets: 2015 - 2022

Radiation Detection Equipment Markets: 2015 - 2022

Increasing concerns about nuclear terrorism and expanding use of medical imaging continue to fuel the need for accurate radiation detection equipment. Beyond traditional military and medical applications, industrial applications are also providing growth opportunities over the next eight years. This includes enhanced safety for nuclear power plants, as well as emerging applications such as monitoring of food irradiation.


Executive Summary
E.1 Recent Growth in Industrial Applications
E.1.1 Nuclear Power Plants
E.1.2 Food Irradiation Facilities
E.1.3 Scrap Metal Recycling
E.2 Continuing Equipment Demand in Domestic Security and the Military
E.3 Accelerating Development of Medical Imaging
E.4 Key Firms to Watch
E.4.1 Radiation Monitoring Equipment Providers
E.4.2 Medical Imaging Equipment Providers
E.5 Summary of Eight-Year Forecasts for Radiation Detection Equipment
E.5.1 Summary by Application and Type of Detector
E.5.2 Summary by Geography
Chapter One: Introduction
1.1 Background to this Report
1.1.1 Changes since Last Report
1.1.2 Trends in Equipment for Radiation Detection
1.1.3 Trends in Radiation Detection Demand
1.1.4 Detecting Gamma and Neutron Radiation
1.2 Objectives and Scope of this Report
1.3 Methodology of this Report
1.4 Plan of this Report
Chapter Two: Industrial Safety and Scientific Applications
2.1 Monitoring Factories, Laboratories and Personnel
2.2 Safety for Nuclear Power Plants
2.2.1 Global Plans for Nuclear Power
2.2.2 Detection Equipment used at Nuclear Power Plants
2.2.3 Suppliers of Radiation Detection Equipment for Nuclear Power Plants
2.3 Needs of the Food Industry
2.3.1 Factors Affecting Adoption of Food Irradiation
2.3.2 Effect of Government Guidelines
2.3.3 Dosimeters and Detectors
2.4 Scrap Metal Recycling
2.4.1 Guidelines and the Need for Monitoring
2.4.2 Response of the Recycling Industry
2.5 Industrial Radiography
2.6 Oil and Mining Industry
2.6.1 Radiation Detection Equipment for Oil and Mining
2.6.2 Waste Disposal
2.7 High Energy Physics and the needs of National Laboratories
2.8 Key Points from this Chapter
Chapter Three: Applications Focused on Security
3.1 The Landscape of Radiation Detection Equipment for Security Applications
3.1.1 Types of Radiation Detection Devices in Use
3.1.2 Key Equipment Suppliers
3.2 Addressing the Threat of Nuclear Weapons
3.2.1 Global Concerns about Weapons Proliferation
3.2.2 The Need for Radiation Detection Equipment
3.3 Homeland Security: Protecting Ports of Entry and Cities
3.3.1 Protecting Ports and Borders
3.3.2 Addressing the Needs of First Responders
3.3.3 Keeping U.S. Cities Safe
3.3.4 Security at Special Events
3.3.5 Equipping Civilians with Radiation Detection Ability
3.4 Military Uses for Radiation Detection
3.4.1 Portable Detection Devices
3.4.2 Opportunities for Larger Scale Systems
3.5 Key Points from this Chapter
Chapter Four: Medical Applications for Radiation Detection Equipment
4.1 Technology Advancements and Geographical Trends
4.1.1 Technology Trends
4.1.2 Improving Dosage Tracking
4.1.3 Key Equipment Suppliers
4.1.4 Global Demand for Services
4.2 Regulatory and Policy Changes Affecting the Market
4.2.1 New Requirements in Europe
4.2.2 Accreditation of Medical Facilities in the U.S.
4.2.3 Health Insurance Policies and Healthcare Funding
4.3 Nuclear Medicine: Diagnostic Equipment
4.3.1 Hybrid Imaging Systems
4.3.2 Other Technology Trends Affecting Nuclear Medicine Imaging
4.4 Nuclear Medicine: Radiotherapy
4.4.1 Image-Guided Radiotherapy
4.4.2 Equipment Trends for Radiotherapy
4.5 Trends in X-Ray Imaging
4.5.1 The Transition to Digital Imaging
4.5.2 3D Mammography
4.5.3 Bone Densitometry
4.5.4 The Future of Computed Tomography (CT)
4.5.5 Prospects for Suppliers
4.6 Pharmaceutical Industry Applications
4.6.1 Radiation Detection Needs
4.6.2 Development of Radiopharmaceuticals
4.7 Key Points from This Chapter
Chapter Five: Eight-Year Forecasts of Radiation Detection Equipment
5.1 Forecast Methodology
5.2 Forecasts by Sector
5.2.1 Nuclear Power Plants
5.2.2 Other Industrial Applications
5.2.3 Scientific and Research
5.2.4 Homeland Security
5.2.5 Military
5.2.6 Nuclear Medicine
5.2.7 X-Ray Imaging
5.2.8 Safety and Security Detectors for Medical Imaging
5.3 Forecasts by Type of Equipment
5.4 Forecasts by Geography Acronyms and Abbreviations Used In this ReportAbout the Author
List of Exhibits
Exhibit E-1: The Market for Radiation Detection Equipment, by Sector
Exhibit E-2: The Market for Safety and Security Detectors, by Type
Exhibit E-3: The Market for Radiation Detection Equipment, by Geography
Exhibit 2-1: Companies Supplying Equipment for Industrial Applications
Exhibit 2-2:  Nuclear Power Plants Under Construction or Planned, by Region
Exhibit 2-3: Food Irradiation Status by Country/Region
Exhibit 3-1: Radiation Detection Equipment for Domestic Security and Military Applications
Exhibit 3-2: Companies Supplying Radiation Detection Equipment for Security and Military Applications
Exhibit 3-3: Worldwide Nuclear Weapons Arsenals
Exhibit 3-4: TSA-approved Vendors for Scanning at Airports
Exhibit 4-1: Radiation Detection Equipment for Medical Applications
Exhibit 4-2: Companies Supplying Radiation Detection Equipment for Medical Applications
Exhibit 4-3: Changes to Joint Commission Standards for Diagnostic Imaging
Exhibit 4-4: PET/CT System Comparison
Exhibit 4-5: PET/MRI System Comparison
Exhibit 4-6: SPECT/CT System Comparison
Exhibit 4-7: Companies Supplying X-ray Imaging Technology
Exhibit 4-8: Different Types of Detectors Used in the Pharmaceutical Industry
Exhibit 4-9: Some Important Radioisotopes and their Clinical Uses
Exhibit 5-1: Average Sales Price for Safety and Security Monitors and Detectors ($)
Exhibit 5-2: Average Sales Prices for Specialty Detectors and Equipment
Exhibit 5-3: The Market for Radiation Detectors for Nuclear Power Plants
Exhibit 5-4: The Market for Radiation Detectors for Food Irradiation Safety
Exhibit 5-5: The Market for Radiation Detectors for Scrap Metal Recycling
Exhibit 5-6: The Market for Radiation Detectors for Industrial Radiography
Exhibit 5-7: The Market for Radiation Detectors for Oil and Mining Exploration
Exhibit 5-8: The Market for Radiation Detectors for Physics Laboratories
Exhibit 5-9: The Market for Radiation Detectors for Medical and Academic Laboratories
Exhibit 5-10: The Market for Radiation Detectors for Domestic Security
Exhibit 5-11: The Market for Radiation Detectors for Military Applications
Exhibit 5-12: The Market for Medical  SPECT Detectors
Exhibit 5-13: The Market for Medical  PET Detectors
Exhibit 5-14: The Market for Radiotherapy Detectors
Exhibit 5-15: The Market for Medical Radiography Detectors
Exhibit 5-16: The Market for Medical Computed Tomography and Mammography Radiography Detectors
Exhibit 5-17: The Market for Radiation Detectors for Medical Imaging
Exhibit 5-18: The Market for Radiation Monitoring Equipment, by Type
Exhibit 5-19: The Market for Radiation Detection Equipment, by Sector and Geography—Security and Safety Detectors, Small Specialty Detectors
Exhibit 5-20: The Market for Radiation Detection Equipment, by Sector and Geography— Large Specialty Detectors and Equipment

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