Metamaterials: Technologies and Global Markets
- The global market for metameterials applications was worth $164.2 million in 2007 and an estimated $190.7 million in 2008. This should reach $2.6 billion in 2013, a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 26.5%.
- Electromagnetic metamaterials dominate the market, generating an estimated $102.5 million in 2007. This is expected to increase to $117.5 million in 2008 and $316.2 million in 2013, for a CAGR of 21.9%.
- Extreme parameter and other metamaterials have the second largest market share, worth $61.7 million in 2007 and an estimated $73.2 million in 2008. This should increase at a CAGR of 32.7% to reach $301.4 million in 2013.
- Artificial dielectrics
- Negative refraction media
- Active terahertz materials (i.e., metamaterials respond magnetically to far infrared or terahertz (THz) electromagnetic radiation
- Chiral materials
- Photonic crystals
- Superconducting metamaterials
- Extreme-parameter metamaterials (metamaterials whose internal structure has been modified on engineered on a molecular or nanoscale level to impart extraordinary strength, flexibility, or other characteristics)
- Acoustic metamaterials.
- Executive summary
- General properties of metamaterials
- Historical milestones in the development of metamaterials
- Emerging and developmental metamaterials technologies and applications that have the greatest commercial potential through 2018
- Detailed market estimates and projections for each application and material during the period 2007 to 2013
- General assessment of expected market trends in the longer term (2014 to 2018)
- Patent analysis