This is a golden era for nanostructured carbon materials research. Graphitic carbon materials such as carbon nanotubes (CNTs) and graphene are the strongest, lightest and most conductive fibres known to man, with a performance-per-weight greater than any other material. In direct competition in a number of markets, they are complementary in others.
Once the most promising of all nanomaterials, CNTs face stiff competition in conductive applications from graphene and other 2D materials and in mechanically enhanced composites from nanocellulose. However, after considerable research efforts, numerous multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWNTs)-enhanced products are commercially available. Super-aligned CNT arrays, films and yarns have found applications in consumer electronics, batteries, polymer composites, aerospace, sensors, heaters, filters and biomedicine.
Large-scale industrial production of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) has been initiated, promising new market opportunities in transparent conductive films, transistors, sensors and memory devices. SWNTs are regarded as one of the most promising candidates to utilized as building blocks in next generation electronics.
Two-dimensional(2D) materials are currently one of the most active areas of nanomaterials research, and offer a huge opportunity for both fundamental studies and practical applications, including superfast, low-power, flexible and wearable electronics, sensors, photonics and electrochemical energy storage devices that will have an immense impact on our society.
Carbon nanotubes, graphene and 2D materials exhibit a unique combination of mechanical, thermal, electronic and optical properties that provide opportunities for new innovation in:
- Electronics & photonics
- Biomedicine and healthcare
- Polymer composites
This 1053 page report on the carbon nanotubes, graphene and 2D materials market is by far the most comprehensive and authoritative report produced.
- Production volumes, estimated to 2025
- Commercialization timelines and technology trends
- Carbon nanotubes and graphene products, now and planned
- Comparative analysis of carbon nanotubes and graphene
- Assessment of carbon nanotubes, graphene and 2D materials in sectors including energy, aerospace, automotive, biomedical, coatings, composites, electronics and electronic devices, photonics, sensors, filtration, adhesives, catalysts and textiles
- Assessment of 2-D nanomaterials such Silicene, Graphdiyne, Molybdenum disulfide, Graphane and Germanane
- Company profiles of carbon nanotubes, graphene, 2D materials producers and product developers, including products, target markets and contact details
Key Topics Covered:
1 Executive Summary
2 Properties Of Nanomaterials
4 Carbon Nanotubes
5 Carbon Nanotubes Versus Graphene
6 Other 2D Materials
7 Carbon Nanotube Synthesis
8 Graphene Synthesis
9 Carbon Nanotubes Market Structure.
10 Graphene Market Structure And Routes To Commercialization
11 Regulations And Standards
12 Patents And Publications
13 Technology Readiness Level
14 Carbon Nanotubes Industry News 2013-2016
15 Graphene Industry News 2013-2016
16 End User Market Segment Analysis
20 Biomedical & Healthcare
23 Electronics And Photonics
24 Energy Storage, Conversion And Exploration
25 Filtration And Separation
29 3D Printing.
30 Carbon Nanotubes Producers And Product Developers (183 Company Profiles)
31 Graphene Producers And Product Developers (184 Company Profiles)
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