Report Id: SNS/SEMI/2272 | July 2022 | Region: Global | 131 Pages
Report Scope & Overview:
The Atomic Force Microscopy Market Size was valued at USD 488 million in 2021, and is expected to reach USD 724 million by 2028, and grow at a CAGR of 5.8% over the forecast period 2022-2028.
Atomic force microscopy is an imaging technique used to study samples by producing images with extremely high resolution. It is a powerful technology that is essential for measuring minute samples with a high degree of accuracy. It is used in a variety of fields, including life sciences and biology, semiconductors and electronics, and nanomaterial sciences. The report's goal is to define, describe, and forecast the global atomic force microscopy market by offering, grade, application, and region.
The semiconductor and electronics industries have a high demand for 3D ICs.
Several governments have pledged their support for nanotechnology and nanoscience research and development.
Huge cost of equipment.
Contact-mode AFM causes sample damage.
High-speed diagnostics are becoming increasingly important.
Increasing investments in OLED manufacturing and expansion.
Growing use of atomic force microscopes in the study of coronaviruses.
A shortage of skilled professionals to operate atomic force microscopy tools.
IMPACT OF COVID-19:
COVID-19 has had a severe impact on the global economy as well as all industries. To stop the plague from spreading, governments in several countries have established borders. The initial phase of the epidemic's global shutdown in many countries has had a significant influence on people's lives and quality of life. As a result, the global supply chain has been shattered. The global economy has shrunk as commodity demand has decreased considerably. Due to the outbreak, which has caused a lack of immature materials, production in all industries has been slowed. Productivity declines are caused by variables such as depreciation and supply chain disruption.
The COVID-19 pandemic, a deadly respiratory disease that originated in China, has now become a global issue, affecting the atomic force microscopy market. Several industry experts believe that the COVID-19 pandemic will begin to recede by FY2021. Taking into account the contributions of various industry experts from various stages of the value chain, such as OEMs, suppliers, end users, and distributors, as well as the financial releases of various companies in the AFM ecosystem.
Based on Type, the atomic force microscopy market is segmented into Research Grade AFM and Industrial Grade AFM. During the forecast period, the industrial grade atomic force microscopy market is expected to grow at a faster CAGR. This is because industrial grade AFM are more in demand than research grade AFM due to their high precision in detecting and visualizing even the smallest surface structures. AFM can detect and visualize even the smallest surface structures, taking product analysis to the next level. One of the best examples of this is the use of AFM in the semiconductor industry for quality control and imaging of silicon-integrated circuits.
Based on Offering, the atomic force microscopy market is segmented into Probes, Atomic Force Microscopes and Software. An atomic force microscope is one of the most versatile and powerful tools for studying samples larger than nanoscales. It is adaptable because it can generate three-dimensional topography, and it also meets the needs of scientists and engineers by providing measurements for a variety of surfaces. With the least amount of sample preparation, it can generate images at atomic resolution with angstrom scale resolution height information. It can also be used to determine the properties of various materials, such as friction, electrical force, capacitance, magnetic force, conductivity, viscoelasticity, surface potential, and resistance.
Based on Application, the atomic force microscopy market is segmented into Material Science, Life Sciences, Academics, Semiconductors and Electronics and Others. During the forecast period, the semiconductors and electronics segment is expected to grow at the fastest CAGR. Atomic force microscopy can aid in the characterization of semiconductor materials and devices at the nanometer scale. It also provides feedback for both electrical and physical failure analysis, as well as tribological, mechanical, and interfacial device analysis, which is becoming an important quality control metric.
The key players in the atomic force microscopy are Bruker, Oxford Instruments, NanoMagnetics Instruments, AFM Workshop, Concept Scientific Instruments, Park Systems, Hitachi High-Tech, Nanonics Imaging, Semilab and Nano Scan Technologies.
Research Grade AFM
Industrial Grade AFM
Atomic Force Microscopes
Semiconductors and Electronics
The APAC atomic force microscopy market, particularly in China, Japan, and India, is expected to grow rapidly over the next five years. Other factors supporting market growth in APAC include increased R&D funding for microscope development, increased nanotechnology research, and growing expertise and academic excellence, as well as the availability of nanomaterials at a lower cost.
Rest of Europe
Rest of Asia-Pacific
The Middle East & Africa
Rest of Middle East & Africa
Rest of Latin America
|Market Size in 2021||US$ 488 Million|
|Market Size by 2028||US$ 724 Million|
|CAGR||CAGR of 5.38% From 2022 to 2028|
|Report Scope & Coverage||Market Size, Segments Analysis, Competitive Landscape, Regional Analysis, DROC & SWOT Analysis, Forecast Outlook|
|Key Segments||• By Type (Research Grade AFM, Industrial Grade AFM)
• By Offering (Probes, Atomic Force Microscopes, Software)
• By Application (Material Science, Life Sciences, Academics, Semiconductors And Electronics, Others)
|Regional Analysis/Coverage||North America (USA, Canada, Mexico), Europe
(Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands,
Rest of Europe), Asia-Pacific (Japan, South Korea,
China, India, Australia, Rest of Asia-Pacific), The
Middle East & Africa (Israel, UAE, South Africa,
Rest of Middle East & Africa), Latin America (Brazil, Argentina, Rest of Latin America)
|Company Profiles||Bruker, Oxford Instruments, NanoMagnetics Instruments, AFM Workshop, Concept Scientific Instruments, Park Systems, Hitachi High-Tech, Nanonics Imaging, Semilab and Nano Scan Technologies.|
|Key Drivers||• The semiconductor and electronics industries have a high demand for 3D ICs.
• Several governments have pledged their support for nanotechnology and nanoscience research and development.
|Restraints||• Huge cost of equipment.
• Contact-mode AFM causes sample damage.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :
The Atomic Force Microscopy Market size was valued at 488 million in 2021 at a CAGR of 5.8%.
The market value is expected to reach USD 724 million by 2028.
The market has been segmented with respect to type, offering and application.
Top-down research, bottom-up research, qualitative research, quantitative research, and Fundamental research.
Manufacturers, Consultants, Association, Research Institutes, private and university libraries, suppliers, and distributors of the product.
Table of Contents
1.1 Market Definition
1.3 Research Assumptions
2. Research Methodology
3. Market Dynamics
4. Impact Analysis
4.1 COVID 19 Impact Analysis
4.2 Impact of Ukraine-Russia War
5. Value Chain Analysis
6. Porter’s 5 forces model
7. PEST Analysis
8. Atomic Force Microscopy Market Segmentation, by type
8.2 Research Grade AFM
8.3 Industrial Grade AFM
9. Atomic Force Microscopy Market Segmentation, by equipment offering
9.3 Atomic Force Microscopes
10. Atomic Force Microscopy Market Segmentation, by application
10.2 Material Science
10.3 Life Sciences
10.5 Semiconductors and Electronics
11. Regional Analysis
11.2 North America
11.3.6 The Netherlands
11.3.7 Rest of Europe
11.4.2 South Korea
11.4.6 Rest of Asia-Pacific
11.5 The Middle East & Africa
11.5.3 South Africa
11.6 Latin America
11.6.3 Rest of Latin America
12.1 NanoMagnetics Instruments
12.1.2 Products/ Services Offered
12.1.3 SWOT Analysis
12.1.4 The SNS view
12.3 Oxford Instruments
12.4 AFM Workshop
12.5 Concept Scientific Instruments
12.6 Park Systems
12.7 Hitachi High-Tech
12.8 Nanonics Imaging
12.10 Nano Scan Technologies
13.1 Competitive Benchmark
13.2 Market Share analysis
13.3 Recent Developments
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