Atomic Force Microscopes (AFM) Market – Snapshot

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research entitled “Atomic Force Microscopes (AFM) Market–Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2018–2026,” the global atomic force microscopes (AFM) market is projected to expand at a CAGR of 4.9% during the forecast period 2018-2026. According to the report, the global market will continue to be influenced by a range of macroeconomic and industry-specific factors.

Growing need for high resolution microscopy and rising adoption of atomic force microscopy in biology and biomedicine has increased the penetration and growth of the atomic force microscopes (AFM) market globally.

Life Sciences and Biology Segment to Remain Most Lucrative

Life sciences and biology is expected to continue to be the leading segment globally during the forecast period due to rising demand for high resolution and accurate microscopy. Life sciences and biology segment is projected to expand at the highest CAGR of 5.2% over the forecast period from 2018 to 2026 due to growing adoption of atomic force microscopes in the biology sector owing to the benefits that AFM brings to biology such as determining high-resolution structure, examining mechanical properties, and determining force interactions, all at the nano scale. Researchers are increasingly using AFM for ultra-high-resolution studies of proteins and DNA. The use of AFM is increasing in the biology and biomedicine sectors as it can analyze any kind of sample such as polymers, adsorbed molecules, films or fibers, and powders which have increased the growth of life sciences and biology segment across different regions of the world.

Semiconductors and electronics segment is projected to expand at a significant CAGR over the forecast period due to the growing popularity of smartphones and other electronic devices. The demand for AFM is also increasing for IC testing.

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North America and Asia Pacific to Continue to Hold Significant Share in the Overall Market

North America accounted for the highest revenue share in 2017 due to numerous technological advancements and growing investments in the semiconductor industry in the region. In North America, telecom operators are continuously taking efforts to introduce advanced technologies such as high resolution, single chip AFM and enhanced probe technology systems in order to achieve better productivity and accurate Nano scale measurements. In February 2017, Integrated Circuit Scanning Probe Instruments (ICSPI), based in Canada, a provider of scanning probe instruments, developed the highest resolution single-chip atomic force microscope (AFM) for different fields of science and technology. Furthermore, with the high demand for high resolution microscopy, various players in North America are collaborating with each other to provide various advanced microscopy solutions. This is helping the North America market to generate significant revenues.The market in the U.S. held the highest share in 2017 in North America and is estimated to expand at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. The market in North America is expected to expand at the highest CAGR of 5.7%during the forecast period. In a number of European countries, most semiconductor and electronics providers are offering technologically advanced microscopes for the food industry for illustrating mechanisms of property changes during processing and storage. The market in Europe is likely to witness significant CAGR growth over the forecast period. The U.K. contributed highest share to the entire Europe atomic force microscopes (AFM) market in 2017.

Demand for atomic force microscopes in APAC is likely to remain concentrated in China and India, owing to the growing technological innovations and popularity of conventional biological laboratories. India is estimated to expand at the highest CAGR among the countries in Asia Pacific during the forecast period due to the growing popularity of smartphones and growing adoption of advanced technologies. Growth in the semiconductor industry is also propelling the atomic force microscopes market in India. In Middle East & Africa (MEA), market players are increasing their investments to expand their physical presence. GCC countries are expected to expand at a significant CAGR during the forecast period, driving investments for the development of microscopy technologies in the region. In South America, Brazil is expected to hold a significant portion of revenue for the market in the region throughout the forecast period.

The profiling of key players in the global atomic force microscopes (AFM) market includes company overview, major business strategies adopted, SWOT analysis, and market revenues for years 2016 to 2018. The key players profiled in the global atomic force microscopes (AFM) market includes Park Systems AG, JPK Instruments AG, Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation, Nanonics Imaging Ltd., Bruker Corporation, Keysight Technologies, NT-MDT Spectrum Instruments, Asylum Research, and Nanosurf AG. Various players are introducing technologically advanced microscopes and establishing partnerships with other players to meet the continuously increasing demand for high resolution microscopy in the biology field.

Atomic Force Microscopes (AFM) Market – Overview

The Atomic Force Microscopes (AFM) Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2018 – 2026 report provides analysis of the atomic force microscopes (AFM) market for the period 2016–2026, wherein 2018 to 2026 is the forecast period and 2017 is considered as the base year. Data for 2016 has been included as historical information. The report covers all the trends and technologies playing a major role in the growth of the atomic force microscopes (AFM) market over the forecast period. It highlights the drivers, restraints, and opportunities expected to influence the market growth during this period. The study provides a holistic perspective on the market’s growth in terms of revenue (in US$ Mn) across different geographical regions, namely North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and South America. The report highlights the key trends affecting the market on a global scale. Furthermore, region wise prominent countries/regions covered in the report include the U.S, Canada, Germany, France, U.K., India, China, Japan, GCC, South Africa, and Brazil.

The report analyzes and forecasts the market for atomic force microscopes at the global and regional level. The market has been forecasted based on revenue (US$ Mn) from 2018 to 2026. The study includes drivers and restraints of the global atomic force microscopes (AFM) market. It also covers the impact of these drivers and restraints on the market during the forecast period.

The report comprises a detailed value chain analysis which provides a comprehensive view of the global atomic force microscopes (AFM) market. Porter’s Five Forces model for the atomic force microscopes (AFM) market has also been included to help understand the competitive landscape in the market. The study encompasses market attractiveness analysis, wherein end-users are benchmarked based on their market size, growth rate, and general attractiveness.

Global Atomic Force Microscopes (AFM) Market: Taxonomy

The report segments the market on the basis of type, application, and region. The type segment includes research grade atomic force microscope (AFM) and industrial grade atomic force microscope (AFM). The application segment includes life sciences and biology, semiconductors and electronics, nanomaterial science, and others.

Global Atomic Force Microscopes (AFM) Market: Research Methodology

Secondary research sources that are typically referred to include, but are not limited to company websites, annual reports, financial reports, broker reports, investor presentations, and SEC filings, internal and external proprietary databases, and relevant patent and regulatory databases, national government documents, statistical databases, and market reports, news articles, press releases, and webcasts specific to companies operating in the market.

Primary research involves e-mail interactions, telephonic interviews, and face-to-face interviews for each market, category, segment, and sub-segment across geographies. We conduct primary interviews on an ongoing basis with industry participants and commentators in order to validate the data and analysis. Primary interviews provide firsthand information on market size, market trends, growth trends, competitive landscape, and outlook, etc. These help validate and strengthen secondary research findings. These also help develop the analysis team’s expertise and market understanding.

Global Atomic Force Microscopes (AFM) Market: Competitive Dynamics

Park Systems AG, JPK Instruments AG, Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation, Nanonics Imaging Ltd., Bruker Corporation, Keysight Technologies, NT-MDT Spectrum Instruments, NT-MDT Spectrum Instruments, Asylum Research, and Nanosurf AG are some of the major players operating in the atomic force microscopes (AFM) market profiled in this study. Details such as financials, SWOT analysis, business strategies, recent developments, and other such strategic information pertaining to these players have been duly provided as part of company profiling. Various players are introducing technologically advanced microscopes and establishing partnerships with other players to meet the continuously increasing demand for high resolution microscopy in the biology field.

Global Atomic Force Microscopes (AFM) Market

Global Atomic Force Microscopes (AFM) Market, by Type

  • Research Grade Atomic Force Microscope (AFM)
  • Industrial Grade Atomic Force Microscope (AFM)

Global Atomic Force Microscopes (AFM) Market, by Application

  • Life Sciences and Biology
  • Semiconductors and Electronics
  • Nanomaterial science
  • Others

Global Atomic Force Microscopes (AFM) Market, by Geography

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Rest of North America
  • Europe
    • U.K.
    • Germany
    • France
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Middle East & Africa
    • GCC
    • South Africa
    • Rest of Middle East &Africa
  • South America
    • Brazil
    • Rest of South America
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