Transmission Electron Microscope Market Outlook – 2027
Transmission electron microscope (TEM) is a microscope that transmits a focused electron beam through a specimen to form an image. Owing to the smaller de Broglie wavelength of the electrons, transmission electron microscopes are able to image at a substantially higher resolution than light microscopes. This allows the device to capture fine detail — just as small as a single column of atoms, that is multiple times smaller than a light microscope-like object.
TEMs are used in cancer research, virology, and materials sciences, as well as in pollution, nanotechnology, and semiconductor research, but also in other fields such as paleontology and palynology. Introduction of advanced and more developed forms of electron microscope transmission is expected to further drive the market demand. As transmission electron microscopes can also present 2D images of specimens under analysis, the size of the specimen which requires to be viewed is limited.
Modern transmission electron microscope models combine the characteristics of both transmission electron microscopes and scanning electron microscopes. Some of the latest categories of transmission electron microscopes are electron microscopes of scanning-transmission (STEMs) and electron microscopes of reflection (REMs). REMs use electron beam to that in a transmission electron microscope, but in place of sensing electrons that travels through objects, it gather electrons that are elastically dispersed from the object.
The global transmission electron microscope market is segmented on the basis of application, end users and region. Based on application, the market is divided into semiconductor, life sciences, material sciences, nanotechnology, automotive, aerospace, electronics, oil & gas, environmental, and water treatment. In terms of end users, the market is categorized into industrial, research institutes, hospitals, diagnostic centers, blood banks, and forensic labs. Geographically, the market is analyzed across several regions such as North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America, Middle East & Africa (LAMEA).
Key players operating in the global transmission electron microscope industry include Carl Zeiss (Germany), Danaher (US), Thermo Fisher Scientific (US), Nikon (Japan), Olympus (Japan), Hitachi High-Technologies (Japan), JEOL (Japan), Bruker (US), Advantest Corp. and DELONG INSTRUMENTS AS. These companies have adopted several strategies such as product launches, partnerships, collaborations, mergers & acquisitions, and joint ventures to strengthen their foothold in the global transmission electron microscope market.
COVID-19 Scenario Analysis
- COVID-19 has affected the transmission electron microscope market forecast in various manners such as by directly impacting production and demand, has created supply chain disruption, and has also financial impact on corporations and financial markets.
- Intel factories around the globe continue to operate on a relatively normal basis and sustains their manufacturing, assembly, test and supply chain operations in New Mexico California, Oregon, and Arizona, as well as Malaysia, Ireland, Israel, China, Vietnam and other Intel and partner locations around the world.
- Olympus has set up a global task force to ensure continuity of business and introduce measures to maintain a stable supply of its goods and services to its customers, while retaining the top priority of protecting the health and safety of its staff, healthcare professionals, patients and communities.
- In response to the declaration of a state of emergency by the Government of Japan, Olympus Corporation and Olympus group companies have instructed workers in all parts of the world to operate from home until Friday 29 May.
Top Impacting Factors
The major factor that drives the demand for transmission electron microscopes is its high refining and resolution power, which offers up to several nanometers of enhanced output image. Above that, growth in demand for nanotechnology-functioning instruments also catalyzes the transmission electron microscope market growth. In addition, rise in adoption for semiconductors end use also promotes the advancement of electron microscopes, as electron microscopes are required to monitor small-sized semiconductors such as wafers. Many users of electron microscopes in various industries have increased demand cue to its high-end performance for various application of imaging.
Rise in Need for Advanced Materials and Bio-Samples Analysis in 3D
2D images are incapable to produce a clear description of a 3D structure and also in case of the nanoscale objects operations. The rise in need to assess the relationship between an object's structure and function has boosted demand for 3D structural analysis, such as electron microscopy imaging, neutron spectroscopy, X-ray diffraction among others. Furthermore, for structural studies, where 3D structures are projected onto 2D images, transmission electron microscopes are found to be proficient. Therefore, the growth in need for advanced materials and bio-samples for 3D analysis would require the application of transmission electron microscope which is expected to drive the market during the forecast period.
North America Dominates the Transmission Electron Microscope Market
Factors such as the significant R&D budgets, the availability of advanced microscopy systems offered by transmission electron microscope market leaders, the escalating focus on nanotechnology, and the growing number of key research institutes and universities in the continent are influencing market growth in North America.
Key Benefits of the Report
- This study presents the analytical depiction of the global transmission electron microscope industry along with the current trends and future estimations to determine the imminent investment pockets.
- The report presents information related to key drivers, restraints, and opportunities along with detailed analysis of the global transmission electron microscope market share.
- The current market is quantitatively analyzed to highlight the global transmission electron microscope market growth scenario.
- Porter’s five forces analysis illustrates the potency of buyers & suppliers in the market.
- The report provides a detailed global transmission electron microscope market analysis based on competitive intensity and how the competition will take shape in coming years.
Questions Answered in the Transmission Electron Microscope Market Research Report
- Which are the leading market players active in the transmission electron microscope market?
- What would be the detailed impact of COVID-19 on the transmission electron microscope market size?
- What current trends would influence the market in the next few years?
- What are the driving factors, restraints, and opportunities in the transmission electron microscope market trends?
- What are the projections for the future that would help in taking further strategic steps?
Transmission Electron Microscope Market Report Highlights
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Key Market Players
Carl Zeiss, Olympus, Advantest Corp., DELONG INSTRUMENTS AS, Bruker, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Hitachi High-Technologies, Danaher, JEOL, Nikon