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Microchannel Plates: Introduction

  • A microchannel plate (MCP) is a rapid, high-gain amplifier for electrons, having several parallel spatial channels for use in imaging applications. It is a specially fabricated plate that amplifies electron signals, similar to a secondary electron multiplier.
  • Microchannel plates provide spatial information for detection and amplification of signals from electrons, ions, vacuum UV rays, X-rays, and gamma rays
  • Microchannel plates are made from a proprietary formula, which ensures long life and high quality of these plates. Additionally, microchannel plates (MCPs) are available in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, and options to support a wide range of imaging applications.
  • Microchannel plates offer various benefits such as long life, high electron gain, high spatial resolution, immunity from magnetic fields, quick response, low power consumption, and low noise. Microchannel plates are available in two types i.e. circular MCPs and rectangular MCPs. Microchannel plates are used in multiple applications such as spectroscopy, position detection, image readout, and time-of-flight detection.
  • MCPs are used in several end-use sectors such as automotive, industrial, medical, and aerospace & defense

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Rise in Demand for Microchannel Plates for Use in Industrial Automation

  • Microchannel plates are electron multipliers that are employed for detecting X-rays, ultraviolet radiations, and charged particles in industrial inspection. The output obtained from microchannel plates is a two-dimensional electron image that preserves the spatial resolution of the original input.
  • In industrial automation, the use of microchannel plates plays an important role of improving efficiency of the production process. MCPs offer high electron gain, long life, quick response, low power consumption, and low noise, which makes the production process more efficient.
  • As a result of these advantages, the demand for microchannel plates for use in industrial applications is increasing, which is anticipated to boost the global microchannel plates market during the forecast period 

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North America to Lead Global Microchannel Plates Market

  • In terms of region, the global microchannel plates market can be divided into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, and Middle East & Africa
  • North America is anticipated to dominate the global microchannel plates market throughout the forecast period, as a large number of manufacturers of microchannel plates operate in North America and they are constantly investing in electronic components
  • The microchannel plates market in Europe and Asia Pacific is expected to expand at a substantial rate during the forecast period. On the other hand, the market in Middle East & Africa and South America is estimated to expand at a moderate pace during the forecast period.

Key Players Operating in Global Microchannel Plates Market

The global microchannel plates market was highly fragmented in 2018. Major players operating in the global market are focusing on technological advancements and expansions to meet the risen demand for microchannel plates. Moreover, manufacturers are entering into partnerships for the development of innovative products.

Key players operating in the global microchannel plates market are:

  • Aimil Ltd.
  • Hamamatsu Photonics K.K.
  • Incom, Inc.
  • Photek
  • Surface Concept GmbH
  • tectra 

Global Microchannel Plates Market: Research Scope 

Global Microchannel Plates Market, by Type

  • Circular MCPs
  • Rectangular MCPs 

Global Microchannel Plates Market, by Application

  • Spectroscopy
  • Position Detection
  • Image Readout
  • Medical Instruments
  • Time-of-flight Detection
  • Others 

Global Microchannel Plates Market, by End-use

  • Automotive
  • Industrial
  • Medical
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Others 

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