Fiber Optic Connectors: Global Markets
The total global value for the fiber optic connector (FOC) market in 2010 is an estimated $1.9 billion. In 2011, global value is projected to increase to more than $1.9 billion, as the global economy begins to improve. By 2016, given a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.6%, total global value for the FOC market is projected to be nearly $3.1 billion.
SCOPE OF REPORT
This report covers, with a critical eye, the fiber optic connector marketplace. It focuses particularly on the markets and opportunities for fiber optic connectors in optical networking, industrial, military, sensors, and medical markets.
This study is presented in easy-to-follow sections that overview this subject, define the technology, segment the market by product type and application, profile companies, and identify suppliers. All dollar amounts are expressed in current 2010 U.S. dollars.
Lori Weisenbach received a Ph.D. in material science and engineering from the University of Arizona in 1993. Her dissertation was based on the fabrication and characteristics of sol gel optical waveguides. She then worked for 2 years at Sandia National Labs on the development of thin-film zeolite filters for gas-separation applications. From 1996 to 2003, Weisenbach covered the transportation market as both a contributing editor and editor of Advanced Transportation Technology News. She has authored several business opportunity reports in advanced materials and transportation for BCC.