Global Markets for Laser Systems, Components and Materials

Jun 2015| PHO002B| BCC Publishing

Report Highlights

The global market for lasers was nearly $10.8 billion in 2014. This market is expected to reach $11.7 billion in 2015 and $16 billion in 2020, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.5%.

Report Includes

  • An overview of the global markets and technologies for laser systems, components, and materials.
  • Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2014, estimates for 2015, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2020.
  • Breakdowns of the global laser market along individual energy medium type in value and volume terms: diode, fiber, carbon dioxide, solid-state, excimer, dye, and other gas lasers.
  • Breakdowns of the market along individual end applications in value and volume terms: telecommunications; instrumentation and scientific research; medicine; energy, defense, and surveillance; computing and entertainment; industrial and automotive; as well as retail and others.
  • Regional breakdowns into individual regions in value and volume terms: the Americas; Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA); and Asia Pacific (APAC).
  • Breakdowns of the global laser market along value chain contributors: active material, firing source and other components, as well as operating margins.
  • Analysis of the stakeholder landscape in the laser value chain.
  • Analysis of the patenting activity involving laser modules.
  • Profiles of major players in the industry.


The report forecasts the size of the market in current U.S. dollars as well as in millions of shipment units for lasers from 2015 through 2020.

The report forecasts the market size for the following:

  • Individual laser types such as diode, fiber, carbon dioxide, solid-state, excimer, dye and other gas lasers.
  • The above forecasts are classified on the basis of end-application vertical, geographical region and value chain contributors on value basis.

The Executive Summary provides a snapshot of key findings of the report.

The chapter on laser theory and its applications introduces and explains central operating concepts, followed by key laser applications. The chapter highlights differences and also identifies important common threads that run through diverse laser types.

The chapter on global markets provides a total view of the laser market quantitatively.

The chapter on stakeholders and value highlights their categories and analyzes their activities in this domain — clarifying where and how they fit in the larger picture.

The U.S. Patent Analysis chapter highlights the activity underway in the area of laser modules. The chapter classifies the patents awarded according to categories such as carbon dioxide lasers, dye lasers, excimer lasers, fiber lasers, generic gas lasers, helium based lasers, ion lasers, quantum cascade lasers, general semiconductor lasers, solid-state lasers and vertical cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSEL).


Kaustubha Parkhi has worked in a broad range of functional roles with leading telecommunications operators and service providers such as Reliance Infocomm, Ramco Systems, and BPL Cellular. He has written on an array of telecommunications and electronics-related subjects based on his critical analysis of the underlying technology and its business impact. Kaustubha holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Equivalent to a Bachelor of Science) in Electronics and Telecommunications and an MBA in Systems.

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Full Report: Global Markets for Laser Systems, Components and Materials139 $2,750 Free
Chapter- 1: INTRODUCTION4Free
Chapter- 2: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY2$250Free
Chapter- 4: GLOBAL MARKETS52$1,029Free
Chapter- 6: U.S. PATENT ANALYSIS19$376Free
Published - Jan-2012| Analyst - Kaustubha Parkhi| Code - PHO002A

Report Highlights

  • The global market for lasers in 2010 was $7.1 billion and is expected to reach $7.9 billion in 2011. The market is expected to rise at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.5% and reach nearly $12.5 billion by 2016.
  • The contribution of the Americas region will change from 29.5% in 2011 to 27.5% in 2016. This market segment is estimated to reach nearly $2.3 billion in 2011 and $3.4 billion by 2016, a CAGR of 7.9% over the five year period.
  • The contribution of the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region will change from 41.6% in 2011 to 44.1% in 2016. The segment is expected to reach $3.3 billion in 2011, and should reach nearly $5.5 billion in 2016, a CAGR of 10.8% between 2011 and 2016.

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