Advanced Materials

Market research reports provide in-depth analysis of technical products and services related to semiconductor fabrication materials, ceramics, glass, composites, and various materials used in high-technology processing.

Date of Publication: Sep 7, 2016
The scope of this study encompasses both ICPs and conductive polymer composites, both in applications where the two types of conductive polymers compete as well as ICP markets independent of traditional conductive plastics. Applications in which the two types of conductive polymers compete include ESD/antistatic packaging and electrostatic spray painting, as well as other applications. Unique ICP applications include batteries, transistors, light-emitting diodes (LEDs), capacitors, corrosion-resistant coating products, membranes and sensors, among others. Global market for electroactive polymers reached 447.3 million pounds in 2015. The market is expected to reach 725.8 million pounds by 2021 from 484.9 million pounds in 2016 increasing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.4% from 2016 to 2021.

Date of Publication: Jun 17, 2016
The global market for nanofiber product reached $203.2 million and $276.8 million in 2013 and 2014, respectively. This market is projected to grow from $383.7 million in 2015 to nearly $2.0 billion in 2020, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 38.6% between 2015 and 2020.

Date of Publication: Mar 25, 2016
The scope of this report is broad and covers several types of permanent magnets used globally; it is broken down into four major types based on the magnetic material used in production, which includes alnico, neodymium, samarium-cobalt and ferrite. Each type is further divided on the basis of production process, which primarily includes sintering and bonding. The major applications of permanent magnets are in electric-motors, generators, medical devices, sonic equipment, magnetic sensors and transducers, and consumer electronics. The market for each type of permanent magnet in these applications and the market for each type of permanent magnet by region is also covered in this report. The global permanent magnet market is expected to grow from nearly $13.4 billion in 2015 to roughly $20 billion by 2020, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.4% for the period of 2015-2020.

Date of Publication: Mar 1, 2016
Report analyzes materials used in various structural ceramic application categories and their respective properties, processing technologies, properties and prices in U.S. markets. The qualitative and quantitative judgments in this report make a valuable contribution to the knowledge of advanced structural ceramic materials, components, processing techniques, applications and markets.

Date of Publication: Feb 10, 2016

Potential electronics applications of graphene include ultrasmall transistors, superdense data storage, touchscreens and wearable electronics. In the energy field, potential applications include ultracapacitors to store and transmit electrical power as well as highly efficient solar cells. Some researchers argue that the greatest potential for graphene lay in its ability to conduct light as well as electricity. They believe that graphene can improve the efficiency of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and aid in the production of next-generation devices like flexible touchscreens, photodetectors and ultrafast lasers.

Date of Publication: Jan 26, 2016
Research Reviews provide market professionals with concise market coverage within a specific research category. These Research Reviews include portions of several market research reports that were published in 2015, and are an efficient way for market professionals to keep up with the general market developments of 2015.

Date of Publication: Jan 20, 2016

The global market for lithium batteries totaled $5.9 billion in 2010. The market should reach $10.6 billion in 2015 and $13.3 billion in 2020, demonstrating a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.5% from 2015 to 2020. Market segments are defined, leading global companies are identified and the markets analyzed (including a five-year market projection). Lithium battery companies are identified and profiled. Each profile includes points of contact and a discussion of structure, description and activity.