Germanium 2014 - Germanium Raw Materials, Applications & Related Products

Mar 06, 2014, 17:00 ET from Research and Markets

DUBLIN, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of Dedalus Consulting Inc's new report "Germanium 2014 - Germanium Raw Materials, Applications & Related Products" to their offering. 

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This report analyzes the world market for Germanium by total consumption value, demand trends, end-user markets and applications. 

Each product section contains detailed breakdowns including supplier sales and market share, consumption value and volume by region/product type, demand by application. Market trends and forecasts are provided for the years 2010-2018.

Summary of Report Contents

Products Covered

- Germanium Compounds and Products
- Germanium Tetrachloride(GeCl4)
- Germanium Dioxide (GeO2)
- Zone-Refined Germanium (ZRG)
- Single Crystal Germanium (SCG)

Sources of Germanium Materials and Products

Obtaining Germanium Raw Material, Compound Materials and Products 

Key Topics Covered: 

Section One: Industry Overview

1. World Market for Germanium Materials and Germanium-based Products
2. Substitutes for Germanium and Competitive Elements
3. Market for GeCl4
4. Market for Ge02
5. Market for Zone-Refined Germanium (ZRG)
6. Market for Single Crystal Germanium (SCG)
7. Competitive Environment
8. Challenges Facing the Ge Industry

Section Two: End-User Industry Analysis
1. Introduction
2. Applications
3. Brief Overview of Each End-User Industry
4. Production Analysis by Ge Product Type
5. Demand of Ge Materials
6. Competitive Advantages of Ge Products as Compared with Existing Analogs by Ge Type and End-User Industry
7. Historic, Current and Projected Industry Size and Growth Rates
8. Drivers for Industry Growth
9. Supply Chain for Ge in IR Optics
10. Market Dynamics
11. Value Chain Analysis
12. End-User Analysis
13. Competitive Environment
14. Competitive Analysis

Section Three: GeCl4

1. World GeCl4 Demand by End-User

Section Four: GeO2

1. World Ge02 Demand by End-User

Section Five: Zone Refined Germanium (ZRG)

1. World ZRG Demand by End-User

Section Six: Single Crystal Germanium

1. World SCG Demand by End-User

Section Seven: Competitive Analysis

1. Introduction
2. Factors Affecting Competition
3. Threat of Substitutes
4. Buyer Power
5. Supplier Power
6. Barriers to Entry/Threat of Entry

Section Eight: Producer Profiles

Section Nine: Local Market Perspective

Section Ten: Germanium Based Product Analysis

1. Infrared Optics
2.Fiber Optic Systems
3. Electronics
4. Solar Cells
5. Catalysts
6. Polymerization
7. Phosphors
8. Global Market for Germanium-based Products

Companies Mentioned:

  • AXT (USA)
  • Applied Materials, Inc. (USA)
  • Asturiana De Zinc SA (Spain)
  • Chemical and Technical Developments Ltd. (UK)
  • GFI Advanced Technologies, Inc. (USA)
  • Ge Corporation of America (USA)
  • Gelest, Inc. (USA)
  • Jenoptik (Photonic Sense) (Germany)
  • Lattice Materials Corporation (USA)
  • Metaleurop SA (France)
  • N.V. Umicore SA (Belgium)
  • Nanjing Ge Co. (China)
  • Novotech, Inc. (USA)
  • Ophir Optronics Solutions (Israel, USA)
  • Russia FSUE Ge' (Russia)
  • Teck Cominco Limited (Canada)
  • Xilinguol Tongli Ge Refine Co. (China)
  • Yunnan Chihong Zinc-Ge Co., Ltd. (China)

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