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Nanotools - Global Strategic Business Report

  • ID: 683022
  • Report
  • October 2008
  • Region: Global
  • 204 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc
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This report analyzes the US market for Nanotools in US$ Million. The major End use markets discussed are Research Industry, Biomedical Industry, Electronics Industry, and Others (including Aerospace/Defense, Paints & Coatings, Energy Storage & Generation, and other applications). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US. Annual forecasts are provided for US region for the period of 2000 through 2015. The report profiles 108 companies including many key and niche players such as Accelrys, Inc., Agilent Technologies Inc., Asylum Research, FEI Company, Molecular Imprints Inc., and Nanonex Corporation. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

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Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
Product Definition and Scope of Study I-3


1. Market Analysis II-1
Current & Future Analysis II-1
End-Use Analysis II-1
Industry Overview II-1
Limited Access to Tools & Technologies II-1

2. Nanotechnology - An Overview II-3
Introduction to Nanotechnology II-3
A Conceptual Definition II-3
Evolution II-4
Building Blocks of Nanotechnology Used, Components and Final
End-Use Products II-4
Nanotechnology - Product Types II-5
Dendrimers II-5
Fullerenes II-5
Nanobelts II-5
Nanocapsules II-6
Nanocrystalline Materials II-6
Nanofibers II-6
Nanoparticles II-7
Nanoporous Materials II-7
Nanosprings II-7
Nanotubes II-8
Nanowires II-8
Quantum Dots II-8

3. Nanotools Profile II-9
Definition and Scope II-9
Product Types II-9
Nano-Visualization Tools II-9
Scanning Probe Microscopes (SPMs) II-9
Scanning Tunneling Microscopes (STMs) II-10
Atomic Force Microscopes (AFMs) II-10
Electron Microscopes II-10
Near Field Scanning Optical Microscopy (NSOM) II-11
Nano-Measurement Tools II-11
Spectroscopy II-11
Absorption Spectroscopy II-11
Emission Spectroscopy II-12
Scattering Spectroscopy II-12
Spectroscopic Tools II-12
Attenuated Total Reflectance Spectroscopy (ATRS) II-12
Electron Paramagnetic Spectroscopy II-12
Electron Spectroscopy II-12
Electron Spin Resonance (ESR) II-12
Infrared Spectroscopy II-12
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance II-13
Raman Spectroscopy II-13
X-Ray Fluorescence II-13
Optic-Based Tools II-13
Nanoprobes II-14
Nanoprobes in Intra-Cellular Study II-14
Quantum Dots in Nanoprobing II-14
Chemical and Magnetic Nanoprobes II-14
Nano-Fabrication Tools II-14
Nanomanipulators/Nanopositioners II-14
Molecular Beam Epitaxy II-15
Laser Tweezers II-15
Materials Used in Nanopositioning Process II-16
Aluminum Nanopositioner Stages II-16
Invar and Super-Invar Nanopositioner Stages II-16
Titanium Nanopositioner Stages II-16
Significance of Nanomanipulators II-17
Nanolithographic Tools II-17
Dip-Pen Nanolithography II-17
Optical Lithography II-17
Extreme-Ultraviolet Lithography II-18
Soft Lithography II-18
Nanoimprint Lithography II-18
Nano-Modeling Tools II-18

4. End-Use Industry Analysis II-19
Research Industry II-19
Biomedical Industry II-19
Electronics Industry II-20
Other Industries II-20
Paints and Coatings II-20
Membranes and Filtration II-20
Composites II-20
Alloys - A Definite Facelift II-21
Energy Storage & Generation II-21
Dye Sensitized Nanocrystalline Devices II-21
Fuel Cells and Rechargeables II-22
Power Transmission II-22
Lighting II-23
Nanoproperties of Light II-23
Aerospace and Defense II-24
Aerospace II-24
Defense II-24
Other End-Use Applications II-25

5. Product Innovations/Introductions II-26
Agilent Technologies Releases New LC/MS Software II-26
Accelry Introduces New Version of Materials Studio(R) 4.2 II-26
Accelry’s Nanotechnology Consortium Releases New Nanodesign
Software Tools II-26
Agilent Technologies Unveils New MAC Mode III Controller II-26
Asylum Research launches New iDrive™ Atomic Force Microscopy
Accessory II-26
Molecular Imprints Unveils New Imprint Lithography System II-26
FEI Releases Nova NanoSEM™ 30 Series II-27
FEI Launches Expida™ 1255S II-27
FEI Releases Vitrobot IV II-27
FEI Introduces New microValidator™ Software II-27
DeWALT Launches 28V NANO™ Technology Tools II-27

6. Recent Industry Activity II-28
Alliance Between Agilent and BioNanomatrix II-28
Asylum Research Collaborates with TARRC for Advanced AFM
Polymer Studies II-28
Asylum Research Collaborates with Oak Ridge National Laboratory II-28

7. Focus on Key US Players II-29
Accelrys, Inc. II-29
Agilent Technologies Inc. II-29
Asylum Research II-29
FEI Company II-29
Molecular Imprints Inc. II-30
Nanonex Corporation II-30
RHK Technology, Inc. II-30
Ultratech, Inc. II-30
Veeco Instruments, Inc. II-31

8. Market Analytics II-32
Table 1: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Nanotools by End-Use Sector - Research Industry, Biomedical
Industry, Electronics Industry, and Others Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-32

Table 2: US Long-term Projections for Nanotools by End-Use
Sector - Research Industry, Biomedical Industry, Electronics
Industry, and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-32

Table 3: US 10-Year Perspective for Nanotools by End-Use
Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Research
Industry, Biomedical Industry, Electronics Industry, and
Others for Years 2003, 2008, and 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-33

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