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Laser Diode Market by Type, Mode of Operation, Wavelength (Near Infrared, Red, Blue, Green, Others), Application (Communications & Optical Storage, Industrial, Medical, Military & Defense, Instrumentation & Sensor), and Geography - Global Forecast to 2020

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Publishing Date: September 2015
Report Code: SE 1460

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Laser diodes are used mainly in applications such as communications & optical storage, industrial, medical, military & defense, instrumentation & sensor, and others. Among these, communications & optical storage, industrial, and medical applications are increasingly used. The laser diode market is dynamic and rapidly developing, and new applications are emerging continuously. The increase in the demand for communication & data storage application, given the high demand for optical fiber communications, is also responsible for the growth of this market.

The global laser diode market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13.0% between 2015 and 2020. The Asia-Pacific region is expected to dominate the market at a CAGR of 15.0% between 2015 and 2020.

The factors driving the laser diode market include the growing industry awareness about laser and its advantages, growing fiber laser market, and tremendous research in the VCSEL market. However, the major restraints for the growth of the market are lack of research and development funding for the military segment and the high initial investment. Projection applications for green laser diode devices are expected to create several opportunities for growth in the market.

This report profiles the major companies involved in the laser diode market such as Osram Licht Group (Germany), Panasonic Semiconductor Solutions Co., Ltd. (Japan), ROHM Co., Ltd. (Japan), IPG Photonics Corp. (U.S.), Sharp Corp. (Japan), Coherent, Inc. (U.S.), Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. (Japan), JDS Uniphase Corp. (U.S.), Jenoptik AG (Germany), Newport Corp. (U.S.), Rofin-Sinar Technologies, Inc. (U.S.), Finisar (U.S.), Avago Technologies (Singapore), Trumpf GmbH + Co. KG (Germany), and Nichia Corp. (Japan).

Scope of the report:

This report categorizes the global market for laser diode on the basis of type, mode of operation, wavelength, application, and geography.

Market segmentation, by type:

The laser diode market has been segmented on the basis of type into injection laser diode and optically pumped semiconductor laser.

Market segmentation, by mode of operation:

The laser diode market has been segmented on the basis of mode of operation into continuous wave and pulsed mode.

Market segmentation, by wavelength:

The laser diode market has been segmented on the basis of wavelength into near-infrared, red, blue, green, and others.

Market segmentation, by application:

The laser diode market has been segmented on the basis of application into communications & optical storage, industrial, medical, military & defense, instrumentation & sensor, and other applications.

Market segmentation, by geography:

The geographic analysis covers the Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW).

Table of Contents

1 Introduction (Page No. - 15)
    1.1 Study Objectives
    1.2 Market Definition
    1.3 Study Scope
           1.3.1 Markets Covered
           1.3.2 Years Considered for the Study
    1.4 Currency & Pricing
    1.5 Limitations
    1.6 Stakeholders

2 Research Methodology (Page No. - 18)
    2.1 Research Data
           2.1.1 Secondary Data
                    2.1.1.1 Key Data From Secondary Sources
           2.1.2 Primary Data
                    2.1.2.1 Key Data From Primary Sources
                    2.1.2.2 Key Industry Insights
                    2.1.2.3 Breakdown of Primaries Interviews: By Company Type, Designation, and By Region
    2.2 Market Size Estimation
           2.2.1 Bottom-Up Approach
           2.2.2 Top-Down Approach
    2.3 Market Breakdown and Data Triangulation
    2.4 Research Assumptions

3 Executive Summary (Page No. - 26)

4 Premium Insights (Page No. - 31)
    4.1 Increasing Opportunities in Communication, Industrial, & Medical Applications are Driving the Market
    4.2 Market: By Type
    4.3 Communications & Optical Storage Operations Application in APAC is Expected to Be the Grow at the Highest Rate During the Forecast Period
    4.4 APAC Region Held the Largest Market Share in the Global Market in 2014
    4.5 Market: By Mode of Operation
    4.6 Life Cycle Analysis, By Geography

5 Market Overview (Page No. - 35)
    5.1 Market Dynamics
           5.1.1 Drivers
                    5.1.1.1 Growing Awareness Among Industries About Laser and Its Advantages
                    5.1.1.2 Growing Fiber Laser Market
                    5.1.1.3 Tremendous Research in Vcsel Diode Market
           5.1.2 Restraints
                    5.1.2.1 Lack of R&D Funding for Military Segment
                    5.1.2.2 High Initial Investment
           5.1.3 Opportunities
                    5.1.3.1 Green Laser Devices for Projection Applications
           5.1.4 Challenges
                    5.1.4.1 Fulfilling Demands for New Wavelengths

6 Industry Trends (Page No. - 42)
    6.1 Introduction
    6.2 Value Chain Analysis
    6.3 Pest Analysis
           6.3.1 Political Factors
           6.3.2 Economic Factors
           6.3.3 Social Factors
           6.3.4 Technological Factors
    6.4 Regulatory Landscape

7 Laser Diode Market, By Type (Page No. - 48)
    7.1 Introduction
    7.2 Injection Laser Diode (Ild)
    7.3 Optically Pumped Semiconductor Laser (OPSL)

8 Laser Diode Market, By Mode of Operation (Page No. - 53)
    8.1 Introduction
    8.2 Continuous Wave Mode
    8.3 Pulsed Mode

9 Laser Diode Market, By Wavelength (Page No. - 58)
    9.1 Introduction
    9.2 Near Infrared
    9.3 Red Laser
    9.4 Blue Laser
    9.5 Green Laser
    9.6 Others

10 Laser Diode Market, By Application (Page No. - 74)
     10.1 Introduction
     10.2 Communications & Optical Storage
     10.3 Industrial
     10.4 Medical
     10.5 Military and Defense
     10.6 Instrumentation & Sensor
     10.7 Others

11 Geographic Analysis (Page No. - 94)
     11.1 Introduction
     11.2 The Americas
               11.2.1 North America
                         11.2.1.1 U.S.
                         11.2.1.2 Others
               11.2.2 Latin America
                         11.2.2.1 Brazil
                         11.2.2.2 Others
     11.3 Europe
               11.3.1 Germany
               11.3.2 U.K.
               11.3.3 France
               11.3.4 Rest of Europe
     11.4 APAC
               11.4.1 China
               11.4.2 Japan
               11.4.3 India
               11.4.4 South Korea
               11.4.5 Rest of APAC
     11.5 Rest of the World
               11.5.1 Middle East
               11.5.2 Africa

12 Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 110)
     12.1 Overview
     12.2 Market Ranking for Market
     12.3 Competitive Situation and Trends
     12.4 Recent Developments
               12.4.1 New Product Launches
               12.4.2 Expansions
               12.4.3 Partnerships, Agreements, and Contracts & Collaborations
               12.4.4 Mergers and Acquisitions

13 Company Profiles (Page No. - 118)
(Overview, Products and Services, Financials, Strategy & Development)*
     13.1 Introduction
     13.2 Osram Licht Group
     13.3 Panasonic Semiconductor Solutions Co., Ltd
     13.4 Rohm Co., Ltd.
     13.5 IPG Photonics Corp.
     13.6 Sharp Corp.
     13.7 Coherent, Inc.
     13.8 Hamamatsu Photonics K.K.
     13.9 JDS Uniphase Corp.
     13.10 Jenoptik AG
     13.11 Newport Corp.
     13.12 Rofin-Sinar Technologies, Inc.
     13.13 Finisar
     13.14 Avago Technologies
     13.15 Trumpf GmbH + Co. Kg
     13.16 Nichia Corporation

*Details on Overview, Products and Services, Financials, Strategy & Development Might Not Be Captured in Case of Unlisted Companies.

14 Appendix (Page No. - 151)
     14.1 Insights of Industry Experts
     14.2 Discussion Guide
     14.3 Introducing RT: Real Time Market Intelligence
     14.4 Available Customizations
     14.5 Related Reports


List of Tables (70 Tables)

Table 1 Competitive Analysis of Companies in the Overall Laser Market Between 2009 and 2014
Table 2 Growth in Fiber Laser Market is Propelling the Growth OfThe Market During the Forecast Period
Table 3 High Initial Investment Acts as A Restraint for the Market
Table 4 Green Laser Devices for Projection Applications is AHuge Opportunity for the Market
Table 5 Laser Diode Market: Regulatory Landscape
Table 6 Laser Diode Market, By Type, 20132020 (USD Million)
Table 7 Injection Market, By Mode of Operation,20132020 (USD Million)
Table 8 Ops Market, By Mode of Operation, 20132020 (USD Million)
Table 9 Laser Diode Market, By Mode of Operation, 20132020 (USD Million)
Table 10 CW Mode Laser Diode Market, By Type, 20132020 (USD Million)
Table 11 CW Mode Market, By Wavelength, 20132020 (USD Million)
Table 12 Pulsed Mode Laser Diode Market, By Type, 20132020 (USD Million)
Table 13 Pulsed Mode Market, By Wavelength,20132020 (USD Million)
Table 14 Market, By Wavelength, 20132020 (USD Million)
Table 15 Market, By Wavelength, 20132020 (Thousand Units)
Table 16 Near Infrared Laser Diode Market, By Mode of Operation,20132020 (USD Million)
Table 17 Near Infrared Market, By Application,20132020 (USD Million)
Table 18 Near Infrared Market, By Application,20132020 (Thousand Units)
Table 19 Red Laser Diode Market, By Application, 20132020 (USD Million)
Table 20 Red Market, By Application, 20132020 (Thousand Units)
Table 21 Blue Market, By Mode of Operation, 20132020 (USD Million)
Table 22 Blue Market, By Application, 20132020 (USD Million)
Table 23 Blue Market, By Application, 20132020 (Thousand Units)
Table 24 Green Laser Diode Market, By Application, 20132020 (USD Million)
Table 25 Green Market, By Application, 20132020 (Thousand Units)
Table 26 Others Laser Diode Market, By Mode of Operation,20132020 (USD Million)
Table 27 Others Market, By Application, 20132020 (USD Million)
Table 28 Others Market, By Application, 20132020 (Thousand Units)
Table 29 Market, By Application, 20132020 (USD Billion)
Table 30 Market, By Application, 20132020 (Thousand Units)
Table 31 Communications & Optical Storage ,By Wavelength, 20132020 (USD Million)
Table 32 Communications & Optical Storage Market,By Application, 20132020 (Thousand Units)
Table 33 Communications & Optical Storage Market, By Region,20132020 (USD Million)
Table 34 The Americas Communications & Optical Storage Market,By Region, 20132020 (USD Million)
Table 35 Industrial Laser Diode Market, By Wavelength, 20132020 (USD Million)
Table 36 Industrial Market, By Application,20132020 (Thousand Units)
Table 37 Industrial Market, By Region, 20132020 (USD Million)
Table 38 The Americas Industrial Market, By Region,20132020 (USD Million)
Table 39 Medical Laser Diode Market, By Wavelength, 20132020 (USD Million)
Table 40 Medical Market, By Application, 20132020 (Thousand Units)
Table 41 Medical Market, By Region, 20132020 (USD Million)
Table 42 The Americas Medical Market, By Region,20132020 (USD Million)
Table 43 Military & Defense Market, By Wavelength,20132020 (USD Million)
Table 44 Military & Defense Market, By Application,20132020 (Thousand Units)
Table 45 Military & Defense Market, By Region,20132020 (USD Million)
Table 46 The Americas Military & Defense Market, By Region,20132020 (USD Million)
Table 47 Instrumentation & Sensor, By Wavelength,20132020 (USD Million)
Table 48 Instrumentation and Sensor Market, By Application,20132020 (Thousand Units)
Table 49 Instrumentation and Sensor Market, By Region,20132020 (USD Million)
Table 50 The Americas Instrumentation and Sensor ,By Region, 20132020 (USD Million)
Table 51 Others Market, By Wavelength, 20132020 (USD Million)
Table 52 Others Market, By Application, 20132020 (Thousand Units)
Table 53 Others Market, By Region, 20132020 (USD Million)
Table 54 The Americas Others Laser Diode Market, By Region,20132020 (USD Million)
Table 55 Market, By Region, 20132020 (USD Billion)
Table 56 The Americas Market, By Application,20132020 (USD Million)
Table 57 The Americas Market, By Region, 20132020 (USD Million)
Table 58 North American Market, By Country,20132020 (USD Million)
Table 59 Latin American Market, By Country, 20132020 (USD Million)
Table 60 European Market, By Application, 20132020 (USD Million)
Table 61 European Market, By Country, 20132020 (USD Million)
Table 62 APAC Market, By Application, 20132020 (USD Million)
Table 63 APAC Market, By Country, 20132020 (USD Million)
Table 64 RoW Market, By Application, 20132020 (USD Million)
Table 65 RoW Market, By Country, 20132020 (USD Million)
Table 66 Market Ranking of the Top 5 Players in the Market, 2014
Table 67 New Product Launches, 20122015
Table 68 Expansions, 20132015
Table 69 Partnerships, Agreements, and Contracts & Collaborations, 20132015
Table 70 Mergers and Acquisitions, 20132015
 
 
List of Figures (74 Figures)
 
Figure 1 Market: Research Design
Figure 2 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 3 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Top-Down Approach
Figure 4 Assumptions for the Research Study
Figure 5 Green Laser Diodes are Expected to Witness High Growth InThe Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 6 Communication & Optical Storage Application is Expected ToWitness High Growth in Near-Infrared Market
Figure 7 Communications & Optical Storage Held the Largest Share OfThe Laser Diode Application in 2015
Figure 8 Near-Infrared is Expected to Grow at the Highest CAGR Between 2015 and 2020 in the Communications & Optical Storage Market
Figure 9 APAC Held the Largest Market Share of the Market in 2015
Figure 10 Significant Increase in Demand for Laser Diodes WithThe Growing Number of Applications
Figure 11 Optically Pumped Semiconductor Type of Laser Diodes are Expected to Grow at the Highest CAGR During the Forecast Period
Figure 12 Japan is Expected to Hold the Largest Market Share in APAC, 2020
Figure 13 India Expected to Grow at the Fastest Rate Among All Countries InThe Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 14 Pulsed Mode of Operation in Laser Diodes is Expected to Grow AtThe Highest Rate During the Forecast Period
Figure 15 The Market is Currently in the Growth Stage InThe Americas
Figure 16 Growing Industry Awareness of Laser is Expected to SpurThe Demand for Market
Figure 17 Fiber Laser Sales, 2009-2014
Figure 18 Lack of Global R&D Funding in Military in U.S.
Figure 19 Life Cycle of Wavelengths in the Market, 2014
Figure 20 Value Chain Analysis (2014): Major Value is Added DuringThe Manufacturing Phase
Figure 21 Declining Asp in Market
Figure 22 Market Segmentation: By Type
Figure 23 OPSL: the Fastest-Growing Type of Diode in the Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 24 Pulsed Mode Laser Diode Market to Grow at the Highest Rate DuringThe Forecast Period
Figure 25 Market Segmentation: By Mode of Operation
Figure 26 Pulsed Mode: the Fastest-Growing Mode of Operation InThe Market Between 2015 and 2020
Figure 27 Pulsed Mode Laser Diode Market Comparison, By Wavelength,2015 vs. 2020
Figure 28 Market Segmentation: By Wavelength
Figure 29 Green Laser Diode: the Fastest-Growing Wavelength InThe Market Between 2015 and 2020
Figure 30 Near Infrared Laser Diode Market Shipment Comparison,By Application, 2015 vs. 2020 (In Thousands Units)
Figure 31 Red Laser Diode Market, By Mode of Operation, 20132020 (USD Million)
Figure 32 Red Market Shipment Comparison, By Application,2015 vs. 2020 (Thousand Units)
Figure 33 Green Laser Diode Market, By CW Mode of Operation,20132020 (USD Million)
Figure 34 Others Market Shipment Comparison, By Application,2015 vs. 2020 (Thousand Units)
Figure 35 Market Segmentation: By Application
Figure 36 Communications & Optical Storage: the Fastest-Growing Application in the Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 37 Communications & Optical Storage Laser Diode Market Shipment Comparison, By Application, 2015 vs. 2020 (In Thousand Units)
Figure 38 Industrial Laser Diode Market Shipment Comparison, By Application, 2015 vs. 2020 (In Thousands Units)
Figure 39 Medical Laser Diode Market Shipment Comparison, By Application,2015 vs. 2020 (In Thousands Units)
Figure 40 Military & Defense Laser Diode Market Size Comparison, By Region,2015 vs. 2020
Figure 41 Instrumentation and Sensor Laser Diode Market Size Comparison, By Region, 2015 vs. 2020
Figure 42 Others Market Size Comparison, By Region, 2015 vs. 2020
Figure 43 Market Segmentation: By Geography
Figure 44 Geographic Snapshot: APAC is Expected to Register Highest Growth Rate During the Forecast Period
Figure 45 India is Estimated to Grow at the Highest Rate Between 2015 and 2020
Figure 46 Segmentation of Market in the Americas
Figure 47 The Americas Market Snapshot: the Demand Would Be Driven By the Decreasing Cost of High-Power Lasers
Figure 48 Segmentation: Europe
Figure 49 Segmentation: APAC
Figure 50 APAC Market Snapshot: the Demand Would Be Driven By the Growth of Electronic and Automotive Manufacturing Industries
Figure 51 Segmentation: Rest of the World
Figure 52 Key Growth Strategies Adopted By the Top Companies Between2012 and 2015
Figure 53 IPG Photoncs Corp. & Osram Licht Group Witnessed High Growth Rate Between 2012 and 2014
Figure 54 Market Evaluation Framework:-New Product Launches Fuelled Growth in 2013 and 2015
Figure 55 Battle for Market Share: New Product Launches Was the Key Strategy
Figure 56 Geographic Revenue Mix of Top 5 Market Players, 2014
Figure 57 Osram Licht Group: Company Snapshot
Figure 58 Osram Licht Group : SWOT Analysis
Figure 59 Panasonic Semiconductor Solution Co., Ltd: SWOT Analysis
Figure 60 Rohm Co., Ltd.: Company Snapshot
Figure 61 Rohm Co., Ltd.: SWOT Analysis
Figure 62 IPG Photonics Corp.: Company Snapshot
Figure 63 IPG Photonics Corp.: SWOT Analysis
Figure 64 Sharp Corp.: Company Snapshot
Figure 65 Sharp Corp.: SWOT Analysis
Figure 66 Coherent, Inc.: Company Snapshot
Figure 67 Hamamatsu Photonics K.K.: Company Snapshot
Figure 68 JDS Uniphase Corp.: Company Snapshot
Figure 69 Jenoptik AG: Company Snapshot
Figure 70 Newport Corp.: Company Snapshot
Figure 71 Rofin-Sinar Technologies, Inc.: Company Snapshot
Figure 72 Finisar : Company Snapshot
Figure 73 Avago Technology : Company Snapshot
Figure 74 Trumpf GmbH + Co. Kg: Company Snapshot

The total laser diode market is expected to reach USD 11.94 Billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 13.0% between 2015 and 2020. This report aims to analyze the market for laser diodes with respect to type, mode of operation, wavelength, application, and geography.

Factors such as growing industry awareness about laser and its advantages, growing fiber laser market, and tremendous research in VCSEL market are driving the growth of the laser diode market. This report profiles all the major companies involved in the  market such as Osram Licht Group (Germany), Panasonic Semiconductor Solutions Co., Ltd. (Japan), ROHM Co., Ltd. (Japan), IPG Photonics Corp. (U.S.), Sharp Corp. (Japan), Coherent, Inc. (U.S.), Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. (Japan), JDS Uniphase Corp. (U.S.), Jenoptik AG (Germany), Newport Corp. (U.S.), Rofin-Sinar Technologies, Inc. (U.S.), Finisar (U.S.), Avago Technologies (Singapore), Trumpf GmbH + Co. KG (Germany), and Nichia Corp. (Japan).

The segment on the basis of type includes injection laser diode and optically pumped semiconductor laser diode types. The optically pumped semiconductor diode laser segment is expected to grow at a higher rate during the forecast period. The segmentation on the basis of mode of operation includes continuous wave and pulsed mode, of which pulsed mode is a rapidly growing segment. Of all the wavelengths such as near-infrared, red, blue, green, and others, the green laser diode is expected to grow at the highest CAGR of 16.7% between 2015 and 2020. The segmentation according to applications include communication & optical storage, industrial, medical, military & defense, instrumentation & sensor, and others. Of all the applications, communication & optical storage is expected to grow at the highest rate between 2015 and 2020. The market based on geography has been classified into the Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific (APAC), and RoW. APAC held the largest market share in the overall laser diode market, owing to the presence of major companies such as Nichia Corp. (Japan) and Sharp Corp. (Japan) among others.

In this report, the drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges for the laser diode market have been covered. The low research and development funding in the military segment and high cost of initial investment are some of the factors hindering the growth of the market.  The upcoming pico-projector applications in the green market are expected to increase the scope for opportunities in the market.

The figure below shows the estimated growth of the market between 2013 and 2020.

Laser Diode Market

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