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Inorganic Scintillators Market by Type (Sodium Iodide/Cesium Iodide/Gadolinium Oxysulfide/Others) & by Application (Nuclear Power Plant/Healthcare/Homeland Security & Defense/Industrial) - Competitive Landscape, Global Forecasts & Trends to 2018

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Publishing Date: May 2014
Report Code: MD 2474

 

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Over the years, the inorganic scintillators market, comprising of CsI, NaI, GoS, and others has witnessed various technological advancements. These advancements have led to a growth in the number of applications. Some of the applications using inorganic scintillators include healthcare, nuclear power plants, industrial and homeland security and defense. However, shortage in nuclear power and radiation workforce, decline of number of power plants and shortage of Helium-3 are the factors that are hindering the market.

The NaI (sodium iodide) segment accounted for the largest share in the global market in 2013, owing to its suitability for wide usage in a variety of application areas. Healthcare accounted for the largest inorganic scintillators application market owing to wide usage of medical imaging equipments, increase in research activities, and advent of nuclear medicine.

By 2018, the Inorganic Scintillators market is expected to experience the highest growth in the Asian region with emphasis on China, India, and Southeast Asian countries. The high growth in these regions can be attributed to nuclear power developments and increased safety measures in China, Japanís decision to continue with the use of nuclear power, increase in the number of nuclear power plants in India, Vietnam, and South-East Asia.

The global inorganic scintillators market witnesses high competitive intensity as there are many big and small firms with similar product offerings. These companies adopt various strategies (innovations, acquisitions, and geographic expansions, among others) to increase their market shares and to establish a strong foothold in the global market.

The major players in the global inorganic scintillators market includes, Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. (Japan), RMD (Dynasil company) (U.S.), Argus Imaging B.V. (Netherlands), Toshiba Corporation (Japan), Mirion Technologies, Inc. (U.S.), Saint-Gobain SA (France), Hitachi Metals America Ltd. (U.S.), Canberra Industries, Inc. (U.S.) and Ludlum Measurements, Inc. (U.S.), among others.

Scope of the Report

This research report categorizes the global inorganic scintillators market into the following segments:

By Type

  • NaI
  • CsI
  • GoS
  • Others

Inorganic Scintillators - By Application

  • Healthcare
  • Nuclear Power Plants
  • Industrial
  • Homeland Security & Defense
  • Others

Inorganic Scintillators - By Geography

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • EU-5
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • Rest of Asia
  • RoW

Table of Contents 
 
1 Introduction (Slide No. - 16)
    1.1 Objectives of The Study
    1.2 Markets Covered
    1.3 Stakeholders
    1.4 Research Methodology
          1.4.1 Secondary Research
          1.4.2 Primary Research
                  1.4.2.1 Key Insights From Primary Sources
          1.4.3 Market Size Estimation
          1.4.4 Market Forecast
          1.4.5 Data Triangulation
          1.4.6 Assumptions

2 Executive Summary (Slide No. - 31)

3 Market Dynamics (Slide No. - 35)
    3.1 Drivers
          3.1.1 Paramount Concern for Safety in the Wake of the Fukushima Disaster
          3.1.2 Technological Advancements in Inorganic Scintillation Detectors 
          3.1.3 Rise in Security Threats to Drive the Radiation Detection Market for Homeland Security
          3.1.4 Increasing Incidences of Cancer
          3.1.5 Increase in Pet/CT Scans
    3.2 Barriers
          3.2.1 Shortage in Nuclear Power and Radiation therapy Workforce
          3.2.2 Decline of Nuclear Power Plants in Japan and European Countries
          3.2.3 Shortage of Helium-3
    3.3 Opportunities
          3.3.1 Proposed Increase in the Number of Nuclear Power Plants
          3.3.2 Research Studies to Find Suitable Alternatives of Helium-3

4 Market Players Assessment (Slide No. - 56)

5 Inorganic Scintillators Market, By Type (Slide No. - 66)
    5.1 Introduction
    5.2 Sodium Iodide (NAI)
    5.3 Cesium Iodide (CSI)
    5.4 Gadolinium Oxysulfide (GOS)
    5.5 Others

6 Inorganic Scintillators Market, By Application (Slide No. - 82)
    6.1 Introduction
    6.2 Healthcare
    6.3 Nuclear Power Plants
    6.4 Industrial
    6.5 Homeland Security & Defense
    6.6 Others

7 Inorganic Scintillators Geographic Analysis (Slide No. - 98)
    7.1 Introduction
    7.2 North America
          7.2.1 Increase in the Number of Nuclear Power Plants to Propel the U.S. Market
          7.2.2 Innovations By Academic Research Institutes to Boost the Market
          7.2.3 Regulatory Hurdles to Restrain the Growth of the Market
          7.2.4 Increasing Use of CT Scanners in the U.S. for Paleontological Research to Boost the Demand of Inorganic Scintillation Detectors 
          7.2.5 Increase in the Number of Nuclear Power Plants in Canada to Propel the Market Growth
    7.3 Europe
          7.3.1 Development of New Nuclear Plants in the U.K. to Stimulate the Market
          7.3.2 Germany's Renewable Energy Revolution to Adversely Impact the Market
          7.3.3 Increasing Use of CT Scanners in Germany for Paleontological Research to Boost the Demand of Inorganic Scintillation Detectors 
          7.3.4 Increasing Emphasis on Safety of Nuclear Power Plants in France to Boost the Market
          7.3.5 Spain's Innovative Method to Combat Smuggling to Boost the Market
          7.3.6 Spain's Increasing Dependence on Renewable Energy Likely to Hinder the Market Growth
          7.3.7 Nuclear Power Phase Outs in Europe to Hamper the Market Growth
          7.3.8 CT Scan, A Pivotal Technology for Medical Imaging in Europe
    7.4 Asia
          7.4.1 Nuclear Power Developments in China to Propel the Market
          7.4.2 Increased Safety Measures in China to Aid the Market Growth
          7.4.3 Japan's Decision to Continue With the Use of Nuclear Power to Boost the Demand
          7.4.4 Increase in the Number of Nuclear Power Plants to Propel the Indian Market
          7.4.5 Developments in Vietnam to Stimulate the Market
          7.4.6 Development of Nuclear Power Plants in South-East Asia Is Likely to Trigger the Market Growth
    7.5 Rest of the World
          7.5.1 the Development of New Airports in South America Is Likely to Boost the Market
          7.5.2 New Nuclear Power Plants in South America to Propel the Market
          7.5.3 Increased Emphasis on Security in Brazil to Drive the Market in This Region
          7.5.4 Emphasis on Port-Security in Africa to Boost the Market
          7.5.5 Nuclear Power Development in Africa to Propel the Market
          7.5.6 Increased Security Concerns in U.A.E to Boost the Market
          7.5.7 Increase in the Number of Nuclear Power Plants in the Middle East to Propel the Market Growth

8 Competitive Landscpe (Slide No. - 136)
    8.1 Share of Key Strategies
    8.2 Expansions
    8.3 New Product Launches
    8.4 Partnerships, Mergers, Market Penetration, and Product Promotion
    8.5 Funding Developments

9 Company Profiles (Slide No. - 150)
    9.1 Argus Imaging B.V.
    9.2 Canberra Industries, Inc.
    9.3 Hamamatsu Photonics K.K.
    9.4 Hitachi Metals America, Ltd.
    9.5 Ludlum Measurements, Inc.
    9.6 Mirion Technologies,Inc.
    9.7 Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc.
    9.8 Rexon Components and Tld Systems,Inc.
    9.9 Saint Gobain S.A.
    9.10 Toshiba Corporation


List of Tables (65 Tables)
 
Chapter 2: Executive Summary 
    Global Inorganic Scintillators Market, By Geography, 2011-2018 ($Million) 
Chapter 5: Inorganic Scintillators Market, By Type 
    Global Market, By Type, 2011-2018 ($Million) 
    Sodium Iodide Inorganic Scintillation Detectors Market, By Geography, 2011-2018 ($Million) 
    North America: Sodium Iodide Inorganic Scintillators Market, By Country, 2011-2018 ($Million) 
    Europe: Sodium Iodide Inorganic Scintillators Market, By Country, 2011-2018 ($Million) 
    Asia: Sodium Iodide Inorganic Scintillation Detectors Market, By Country, 2011-2018 ($Million) 
    Cesium Iodide Inorganic Scintillators Market, By Geography, 2011-2018 ($Million) 
    North America: Cesium Iodide Inorganic Scintillation Detectors Market, By Country, 2011-2018 ($Million) 
    Europe: Cesium Iodide Inorganic Scintillation Detectors Market, By Country, 2011-2018 ($Million) 
    Asia: Cesium Iodide Inorganic Scintillation Detectors Market, By Country, 2011-2018 ($Million) 
    Gadolinium Oxysulfide Inorganic Scintillation Detectors Market, By Geography, 2011-2018 ($Million) 
    North America: Gadolinium Oxysulfide Inorganic Scintillation Detectors Market, By Country, 2011-2018 ($Million) 
    Europe: Gadolinium Oxysulfide Inorganic Scintillation Detectors Market, By Country, 2011-2018 ($Million) 
    Asia: Gadolinium Oxysulfide Inorganic Scintillation Detectors Market, By Country, 2011-2018 ($Million) 
    Other Inorganic Scintillators Market, By Geography, 2011-2018 ($Million) 
Chapter 6: Inorganic Scintillation Detectors Market, By Application 
    Global Inorganic Scintillators Market, By Application, 2011-2018 ($Million) 
    Healthcare: Inorganic Scintillation Detectors Market, By Geography, 2011-2018 ($Million) 
    Healthcare: North America Inorganic Scintillation Detectors Market, By Country, 2011-2018 ($Million) 
    Healthcare: Europe Inorganic Scintillation Detectors Market, By Country, 2011-2018 ($Million) 
    Healthcare: Asia Inorganic Scintillation Detectors Market, By Country, 2011-2018 ($Million) 
    Nuclear Power Plants: Inorganic Scintillation Detectors Market, By Geography, 2011-2018 ($Million) 
    Nuclear Power Plants: North America Inorganic Scintillation Detectors Market, By Country, 2011-2018 ($Million) 
    Nuclear Power Plants: Europe Inorganic Scintillation Detectors Market, By Country, 2011-2018 ($Million) 
    Nuclear Power Plants: Asia Inorganic Scintillation Detectors Market, By Country, 2011-2018 ($Million) 
    Industrial : Inorganic Scintillators Market, By Geography, 2011-2018 ($Million) 
    Industrial: North America Inorganic Scintillation Detectors Market, By Country, 2011-2018 ($Million) 
    Industrial: Europe Inorganic Scintillation Detectors Market, By Country, 2011-2018 ($Million) 
    Industrial: Asia Inorganic Scintillation Detectors Market, By Country, 2011-2018 ($Million) 
    Homeland Security and Defense : Inoranic Scintillators Market, By Geography, 2011-2018 ($Million) 
    Homeland Security and Defense: North America Inorganic Scintillation Detectors Market, By Country, 2011-2018 ($Million) 
    Homeland Security and Defense: Europe Inorganic Scintillation Detectors Market, By Country, 2011-2018 ($Million) 
    Homeland Security and Defense: Asia Inorganic Scintillation Detectors Market, By Country, 2011-2018 ($Million) 
    Other Applications: Inorganic Scintillation Detectors Market, By Geography, 2011-2018 ($Million) 
Chapter 7: Inorganic Scintillators Market, By Application 
    Global Inorganic Scintillation Detectors Market, By Geography, $Million (2013 -2018) 
    North America : Inorganic Scintillators Market, By Country, $Million (2013 -2018) 
    North America : Inorganic Scintillation Detectors Market, By Type, $Million (2013 -2018) 
    North America : Market, By Application, $Million (2013 -2018) 
    U.S. : Inorganic Scintillators Market, By Type, $Million (2013 -2018) 
    U.S. : Market, By Application, $Million (2013 -2018) 
    Canada : Inorganic Scintillation Detectors Market, By Type, $Million (2013 -2018) 
    Canada : Market, By Application, $Million (2013 -2018) 
    Europe: Inorganic Scintillators Market, By Country, $Million (2013 -2018) 
    Europe: Inorganic Scintillation Detectors Market, By Type, $Million (2013 -2018) 
    Europe: Market, By Application, $Million (2013 -2018) 
    Eu5.: Inorganic Scintillators Market, By Type, $Million (2013 -2018) 
    Eu5.: Market, By Application, $Million (2013 -2018) 
    Rest of Europe.: Market, By Type, $Million (2013 -2018) 
    Rest of Europe.: Market, By Application, $Million (2013 -2018) 
    Asia: Inorganic Scintillators Market, By Country, $Million (2013 -2018) 
    Asia: Market, By Type, $Million (2013 -2018) 
    Asia: Market, By Application, $Million (2013 -2018) 
    Japan: Inorganic Scintillation Detectors Market, By Type, $Million (2013 -2018) 
    Japan: Market, By Application, $Million (2013 -2018) 
    China: Inorganic Scintillators Market, By Type, $Million (2013 -2018) 
    China: Market, By Application, $Million (2013 -2018) 
    India: Inorganic Scintillation Detectors Market, By Type, $Million (2013 -2018) 
    India: Market, By Application, $Million (2013 -2018) 
    Rest of Asia: Inorganic Scintillation Detectors Market, By Type, $Million (2013 -2018) 
    Rest of Asia: Market, By Application, $Million (2013 -2018) 
    ROW: Inorganic Scintillation Detectors Market, By Type, $Million (2013 -2018) 
    ROW: Market, By Application, $Million (2013 -2018) 
Chapter 8: Competitive Landscape 
    Expansions (2011-2014) 
    New Product Launches (2011-2014) 
    Partnerships, Mergers, Market Penetration, and Product Promotion (2011-2014) 
    Funding Develpoments (2011-2014) 
 
List of Figures (8 Figures)
 
Chapter 1: Introduction 
   Global Inorganic Scintillation Detectors Market 
Chapter 2: Executive Summary 
    Global Market, Geographical Ranking, 2013 
Chapter 5: Inorganic Scintillation Detectors Market, By Type 
    Global Market, By Type 
Chapter 6: Market, By Application 
    Global Market, By Application 
Chapter 8: Competitive Landscape 
    Share of Key Strategies (2011 - 2014) 
    Expansions (2011-2014) 
    New Product Launches (2011-2014) 
    Partnerships, Mergers, Market Penetration, and Product Promotion (2011-2014)

Inorganic Scintillators Customization TOC

  1. Company Profiles of GOS and CsI Raw Materials Suppliers:
    • Nichia Corporation
    • LWB GmbH
    • Phosphor Technology Ltd.
    • Rockwood Lithium GmbH
    • Sigma Aldrich Corporation
  2. Extensive Coverage On Applications Of Inorganic Scintillators
    • Process Industry
    • Medical Imaging
    • Life Sciences
    • Security
    • Others
  3. Qualitative Information On Scintillators In Combination With Read Out Devices
    • PMT
    • CMOS
    • CCD
    • Si-Photodiodes
    • Flat Panel Sensors
  4. Industry Speaks
    • Demand Side
    • Supply Side
  5. Premium Content
    • Ongoing Research on New Scintillation Materials
    • Phase Assessment of Inorganic Scintillators
    • Roadmap/timeline of Major Inorganic Scintillators

The need for nuclear power is growing significantly over the years. Inorganic scintillators are widely used in these nuclear power plants and other areas. The global market is categorized into three broad segments, namely, type, applications, and geography. The global market, by type, comprises of CsI, NaI, GoS and others. The NaI scintillators market accounted for the largest share of the global market in 2013 and is also slated to grow at the highest CAGR from 2013 to 2018. The global Inorganic Scintillators market was valued at $230 million in 2013 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.4% from 2013 to 2018, to reach $299.2 million by 2018.

The Inorganic Scintillators market by application includes healthcare, nuclear power plants, industrial, homeland security and defense, and others. In 2013, the healthcare accounted for the largest share of the global inorganic scintillators market, by application. On the basis of geography, the market is classified into four regions, namely, North America, Europe, Asia and Rest of the World (RoW), with country-wise analysis.

Technological advancements in inorganic scintillators rise in security threats to drive the radiation detection market for homeland security, increase in PET/CT scans, increasing incidence of cancer, paramount concern for safety in the wake of Fukushima disaster are the key factors that are expected to drive the growth of this market. The primary factors that are restraining the growth of this market include shortage in nuclear power and radiation workforce, decline of number of power plants and shortage of Helium-3.

Global Inorganic Scintillators Market, by Geography, 2013

Inorganic Scintillators Market

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North America accounted for the largest share of the global market, followed by Europe and Asia. However, Asia is slated to grow at a fastest CAGR from 2013 to 2018. The growth in the Asian market is likely to be focused on countries such as China, India, due to the increase in the number of nuclear power plants. In addition, increased safety measures in China are set to aid market growth.

The major players in the global inorganic scintillators market include, Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. (Japan), Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc. (U.S.), Argus Imaging B.V. (Netherlands), Toshiba Corporation (Japan), Mirion Technologies, Inc. (U.S.), Saint-Gobain SA (France), Hitachi Metals America Ltd. (U.S.), Canberra Industries, Inc. (U.S.) and Ludlum Measurements, Inc. (U.S.), among others.

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