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|August 27, 2014 09:22 AM EDT||
LONDON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:
The Graphene Opportunity - A Rational View
Is Graphene The New Nanotech?
A similar amount of hype currently surrounds graphene, with wild predictions of applications ranging from microelectronics to water treatment, but is graphene the only solution?
Cientifica today announced the availability of the Graphene Opportunity Report, authored by Tim Harper and Dexter Johnson, two of the best respected names in the nanotechnology world, with a history of being both rational and accurate.The Graphene Opportunity Report looks at the impact of graphene across key markets such as advanced materials, composites, microelectronics, displays, photonics, energy generation and storage, sensors and biomedical technologies.
The Graphene Opportunity Report
This report examines those claims and taking the rational approach for which Cientifica is known, considers how valid these are and evaluates the chances of success.
We also look in detail at the graphene producers. Graphene comes in a wide range of forms, each with its own particular set of addressable applications. No one producer covers all applications and many are destined to be niche players. As with nanomaterials, many companies currently producing graphene are destined to burn brightly and then be unceremoniously snuffed out when scale up or access to applications fails to materialise.
As with all Cientifica reports, we look beyond the hype and take a rational and dispassionate look at the entire graphene value chain, from graphite to THz electronics. There will be long-term winners, and we indicate what strategies are required to join this small elite band, and we provide a wealth of lessons from our previous experience in nanotechnologies and life sciences.
Most importantly, we look beyond the narrow graphene or nanotechnology worlds and assess graphene's chances of success in competing with a wide range of other technologies, many of which have not been considered by those concentrating solely on graphene.
Key Graphene Opportunity Report Findings include :
- A number of oft quoted potential applications of graphene face stiff competition from other more advanced technologies;
- By 2018 over 50 companies will be producing graphene and fighting for a market worth less than $100 million;
- The 2018 market for first order applications will be approaching a billion dollars.
• Introduction 3
• A Brief History of Carbon Nanomaterials 4
• Can Graphene Succeed Where Fullerenes Failed? 6
Carbon Nanotubes 7
• Types of Graphene 8
Derived Graphenes 8
Synthetic Graphenes 8
• Large-Scale Production 8
• Applications of Graphene 9
• The Graphene Opportunity 10
Graphene Production 10
Graphene Applications 10
Advanced Materials 11
• Key Applications 12
• SWOT Analysis Table for Advanced Materials 13
- Paints & Coatings 14
Barrier Films 14
EMI Shielding 15
Opportunities for Paints & Coatings 15
- Membranes 15
Opportunities for Membranes 16
- Structural Composites 17
Opportunities in Structural Composites 18
• Key Applications 19
- Transistors 21
SWOT Analysis Table for Transistors 21
Digital Transistors 21
RF Transistors 22
Large Area Transistors 22
Opportunities in Transistors 23
Market Estimates 23
- Flexible Electronics 23
SWOT Analysis Table for Flexible Electronics 24
ITO Replacement for Transparent Conductors 24
Market Estimates 25
Conductive Inks 25
Market Estimates 26
Opportunities in Flexible Electronics 26
- Electronic Components 27
SWOT Analysis Table for Electronic Components 27
Market Estimates 27
Opportunities in Electronic Components 28
Photonics & Optoelectronics 29
• Key Applications 29
• SWOT Analysis Table for Photonic and Sensors 30
- Photodetectors 30
Opportunities in Photodetectors 31
Market Estimates 31
- Optical Modulators 31
Opportunities in Optical Modulators 32
Market Estimates 32
- Mode-locked Laser 32
Opportunities for Mode-locked Lasers 33
Market Estimates 33
- Optical Polarization Controllers 33
Opportunities for Optical Polarization Controllers 34
Market Estimates 34
Biomedical Applications 34
• Key Applications 34
• SWOT Analysis Table for Biomedical Applications 35
- Drug Delivery 37
Opportunities in Drug Delivery 37
Market Estimates 38
- Gene Therapy 38
Opportunities in Gene Therapy 38
Market Estimates 39
- Tissue Engineering 40
Opportunities in Tissue Engineering 40
Market Estimates 40
- Biosensing & Imaging 40
Opportunities in Biosensing 41
Market Estimates 41
Opportunities in Bioimaging 42
Market Estimates 42
Power Storage & Generation 43
• Key Applications 43
• SWOT Analysis Table for Energy Storage 44
- Lithium-ion Batteries 44
- Lithium-metal Batteries 47
- Supercapacitors 47
- Opportunities in Energy Storage 48
- Market Estimates
Li-ion batteries 49
Li-metal batteries 50
• SWOT Analysis Table for Energy Generation 51
- Fuel Cells 51
- Photovoltaics 52
- Opportunities in Energy Generation 52
- Market Estimates
Fuel Cells 53
• Key Applications 54
• SWOT Analysis Table for Sensors 55
- Chemical Sensors 56
Gas Sensors 56
Electrochemical Sensors 56
Opportunities in Chemical Sensors 57
Gas Sensors 57
Market Estimates 57
- Photoelectric Sensors 57
Opportunities in Photoelectric Sensors 58
Market Estimates 58
- Magnetic Field Sensors 59
Opportunities in Magnetic Field Sensors 59
Market Estimates 59
- Mechanical Sensors 59
Mass Sensors 59
Strain Sensors 60
Opportunities in Mechanical Sensors 60
Market Estimates 60
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