Electron Microscope Market Trends

Electron Microscope Market Trends

Global Industry Analysts, Date of Publication: Mar 27, 2014

An Electron Microscope (EM) is a high-magnification, high-resolution microscope that utilizes an electron beam for illuminating a specimen, and magnifies the image. Semiconductor industry and miniaturization of Semiconductor chips are the growth engines driving the Electron Microscope market ahead. Medical Device and Semiconductor manufacturers are establishing plants in Asia, and the region is emerging as a major hub for Electron Microscopes.

The report analyzes and presents an overview of Electron Microscopes market worldwide. The report also provides global market estimates and projections for Electron Microscopes by Category in US dollars for years 2012 through 2017. Supported with 1 market data table, the report provides a review of market trends, growth drivers, and strategic industry activities of major companies worldwide. The report further discusses about various types of Electron Microscopes including Transmission Electron Microscope, Scanning Electron Microscope, Reflection Electron Microscope, Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope, and Low Voltage Electron Microscope. In addition, 41 companies operating in the Electron Microscopes arena worldwide including Agilent Technologies, Carl Zeiss Group, FEI Company, Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation, JEOL Ltd, Nikon Corporation, Olympus Corporation, Seiko Instruments, Thermo Fisher Scientific and others are profiled.


Electron Microscopes - An Overview 1
Differences between Electron Microscope and Optical Microscope 1
Types of Electron Microscopes 1
Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM) 1
Working of TEM 2
Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) 2
SEM Types 2
Working of SEM 3
Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope (FESEM) 3
Reflection Electron Microscope (REM) 3
Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope (STEM) 3
Low Voltage Electron Microscope (LVEM) 4
Imaging Modes 4
Applications 5
Market Scenario 5
Table 1: Global Electron Microscopes Market by Category
(2012-2017) in US$ Million for Scanning Electron Microscopes,
Transmission Electron Microscopes, and Others 6
Market Drivers 6
Applications of Electron Microcopy 6
Major Applications of TEM and SEM 7
Use of Electron Microscopy for Detecting Viruses 7
Applications of Tabletop Scanning Electron Microscopes (
Tabletop SEM) 7
Material Science 7
Food and Chemical 7
Pharmaceutical 7
Forensic Science 7

Element Materials Technology Laboratories Purchases VEGA-XMU
Scanning Electron Microscopes from TESCAN 8
Fusion IP Enters into Licensing Agreement with Gatan 8
Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and Various Physics
Researchers to Launch Global Research Collaboration 8
Techcomp Holdings Acquires Majority Stake in Edinburgh
Instruments 9
ASU Deploys Aberration-Corrected Electron Microscopes 9
Charm Engineering Inks Agreement with Bnano 9
Emory University to Deploy Transmission Electron Microscopes
of JEOL 10
FEI Acquires ASPEX 10
JEOL and INCJ Form JEOL Resonance 10
Oxford Instruments Takes Over Asylum Research 11
Scientex Inks Distribution Agreement with Advanced Microscopy
Techniques 11
SuperSTEM Consortium Establishes EPSRC National Facility 11
University of Glasgow Purchases MagTEM Microscope from JEOL 11
Yale Purchases Osirus ChemiSTEM Transmission Electron
Microscope from FEI 12
Zyvex Technologies Inks Partnership Agreement with CEMAS of
Ohio State University 12
Advantest Acquires Verigy 13
AŽD Praha Extends Collaboration with FEI 13
Basque Nanoscience Cooperative Research Center nanoGUNE
Consolider Selects Electron Microscope Systems of FEI 13
FEI Takes Over TILL Photonics 14

Computer Power Supply Unveils Model 3603 Scanning Electron
Microscope Power Supply 15
FEI Rolls Out ASPEX CleanCHK Analyzer for Automotive Applications 15
Hitachi High-Technologies Rolls Out TM3030 Tabletop Electron
Microscope 15
Olympus Introduces New Units to IX3 Research Inverted
Microscopes and Upgrades cellSens V1.8 Software 16
Science Department of Carleton University Introduces FEI
Tecnai G2 Transmission Electron Microscope 16
Bruker Launches Micro-Computed Tomography Accessory for
Scanning Electron Microscopes 16
Carl Zeiss Microscopy Introduces SIGMA HD Field-Emission
Scanning Electron Microscope 17
FEI Rolls Out Verios XHR High-Resolution Scanning Electron
Microscope 17
JEOL Rolls Out JEOL JSM-7100F Field Emission Scanning Electron
Microscope Line 18
EDAX Launches New Range of Apollo Silicon Drift Detectors 18
Hitachi High-Technologies Unveils SU8000 Range of Field-
Emission Scanning Electron Microscopes 18

Advantest Corporation (Japan) 20
Agilent Technologies, Inc. (USA) 20
Aspex Corporation (USA) 20
B-Nano Ltd. (Israel) 20
Carl Zeiss Group (Germany) 20
Carl Zeiss Microscopy GmbH (Germany) 21
Cordouan Technologies (France) 21
COXEM Ltd. (Korea) 21
Danish Micro Engineering A/S (Denmark) 21
Delong America (Canada) 21
FEI Company (USA) 21
Hirox Asia Ltd. (Hong Kong) 22
Hirox Europe Ltd. (France) 22
Hitachi High-Technologies America, Inc. (USA) 22
Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation (Japan) 22
Hitachi High-Technologies Europe GmbH (Germany) 22
JEOL (Europe) BV (The Netherlands) 23
JEOL (Germany) GmbH (Germany) 23
JEOL Ltd. (Japan) 23
JEOL USA, Inc. (USA) 23
Leica Microsystems Holdings GmbH (Germany) 23
Nikon Corporation (Japan) 24
Nikon Instruments, Inc. (USA) 24
Nikon Metrology Europe NV (Belgium) 24
Nion Company (USA) 24
Novelx, Inc. (USA) 24
Olympus Corporation (Japan) 24
Omicron NanoTechnology GmbH (Germany) 24
Pemtron Co., Ltd. (Korea) 24
Phenom-World B.V. (The Netherlands) 25
R.B. Scientific Industries (India) 25
SEC Co., Ltd. (Korea) 25
Seiko Instruments, Inc. (Japan) 25
Techcomp (Holdings) Ltd. (Hong Kong) 25
Ted Pella, Inc. (USA) 25
Tescan, A.S. (Czech Republic) 26
Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. (USA) 26
TILL Photonics GmbH (Germany) 26
Topcon Singapore Holdings Pte. Ltd. (Singapore) 26
Topcon Technohouse Corporation (Japan) 26
Zyvex Labs LLC (USA) 26


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