August 2011
  • August 31, 2011 Category: Advanced Materials Renewable Energy

    NanoMarkets has just released a new report on the markets for indium-based materials in the rapidly growing photovoltaics (PV) industry.  The report discusses several materials that are widely used in PV including indium tin oxide (ITO), which is used as a transparent conductor in several sectors of the industry; as well as CIGS, one of the fastest types of PV in which indium is a crucial part of the core absorber layer.  The report also examines the role that indium phosphide (InP) may play in the future of photovoltaics.

  • August 23, 2011 Category: Advanced Materials Emerging Electronics

    This report quantifies the market for scintillation, thin-film, and semiconductor detection materials used for domestic security, military, medical imaging, nuclear power, science and geophysical applications.  Also included is an in-depth assessment of the opportunities for a broad range of materials including sodium iodide, lanthanum bromide, cesium iodide, strontium iodide, cadmium compounds, silicates, halides, oxides, plastics/polymers, GaAs and nanocrystals among others.

    The report contains more than 40 separate eight-year forecasts of the radiation detection materials market with detailed breakouts by material and applications.  It also discusses the activities and strategies of leading firms active in this space.  Among the firms mentioned in this report are Alpha Spectra, Canberra Industries, GE, Hamamatsu, Hilger, Hitachi, Horiba, Kodak, Lambda Photonics, Nucsafe, Omega Piezo, ORTEC, Radcom, Redlen, Rexon, Saint Gobain, Samsung, SIAC and Varian.

July 2011
  • July 25, 2011 Category: Advanced Materials Emerging Electronics

    NanoMarkets has released its latest report on the transparent conductor market.  In its new report the firm states that the market opportunities for the transparent conducting oxides, polymers and nanomaterials used in display, photovoltaics and other applications  will exceed $6.9 billion in revenues by 2016.   The report notes that while the market will continue to be dominated by Indium Tin Oxide (ITO), transparent conductors based on carbon nanotubes and nanosilver are also expected to see strong growth.

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