Photonic Sensors and Detectors: Technologies and Global Markets
The global market for photonic sensors and detectors reached nearly $8.1 billion in 2015. This market is expected to increase from nearly $9.3 billion in 2016 to $19.2 billion in 2021 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.7% for 2016-2021.
- An overview of the global market for photonic sensors and detectors.
- Analyses of market trends, with data from 2015, 2016, and projections of CAGRs through 2021.
- Discussion concerning photonic sensor and detector technology, application, geography, major manufacturers, and factors influencing their demand.
- Information about the properties of photonics including the generation, transmission, emission, modulation, switching, signal processing, and amplification of light.
- Details about different types of sensors including fiber optic sensors, distributed sensors, point sensors, laser sensors, and biophotonic sensors.
- Profiles of major players in the photonic sensor and detector field.
This report represents an in-depth analysis of the global photonic sensor and detector market by type, technology, application and geography. The report discusses the differentiation between photonic sensors and detectors to derive specific market estimation. The report discusses a comparative study between conventional and emerging sensors and the importance of the advances in photonic sensors and detectors. Emerging trends such as commercialization of photonic bio-chemical sensors and green photonics are also discussed in the report. The report also discusses strategies adopted by major players in the global photonic sensor and detector market. Patent analysis imparted in the report provides a snapshot of technological trends in the global market over time as well as geographically— namely for the U.S., Europe and Japan. The global photonic sensor and detector market is segmented on the basis of type of photonic sensors as: fiber optic sensors, image sensors, biophotonic sensors and others. The photonic devices are segmented as: single photon counting modules (SPCM), avalanche photodiodes, photodiodes, phototransistors, analog optoisolator and optocoupler, photocell and others. The photonic sensors and detectors are produced by using technologies such as fiber optics, laser technology and bio-photonic technology.
Photonic sensors included in the report are as follows:
- Fiber optic sensors include “Bragg grating sensors,” distributed sensors, quasi-distributed sensors and point sensors.
- Charge-coupled devices (CCDs).
- Complementary metal oxide semiconductors (CMOSs).
- Position-sensitive detectors (PSDs).
- Photoelectric sensors.
- Biophotonic sensors including intrinsic and extrinsic sensors.
The applications the report covers include:
- Homeland Security.
- Industrial process.
- Factory automation.
- Civil structures.
- Micro fluidic.
- Bio and environmental analytics.
- Wind-energy turbines.
- Oil and gas.
Gaurav Bhushan, research analyst, holds an MBA in finance from ICFAI Business School, Hyderabad (India), and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Rajasthan University (India). His primary focus is in the electronics and semiconductor markets, which he helps clients to understand in a concise and intellectual manner. He has four years of experience in the field of market research in electronics, finance and database designing. His areas of interest include semiconductors, automation, industrial controls, robotics and nanotechnology. His publications include subjects such as VCSELs, free space optics, ultrafast lasers, and many research papers.