Global Germanium Industry

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Global Germanium Industry

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Germanium in Kilograms by the following End-Use Segments: Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications and Other Uses (Phosphors, Metallurgy, & Chemotherapy). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2007 through 2015. A seven-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets. The report profiles 21 companies including many key and niche players such as Germanium Corporation of America, GFI Advanced Technologies Inc., Japan Algae Co., Limited, N.V.Umicore SA, Umicore Optical Materials USA, Inc., Umicore Optics, Novotech, Inc., Recylex S.A., Teck Cominco Limited, and Yunnan Chihong Zinc-Germanium Co., Limited. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

GERMANIUM MCP-2637

A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT

CONTENTS

1. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS 1

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations 1

Disclaimers 2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level 3

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics 3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study 3

Fiber Optic Systems 4

Polymerization Catalysts 4

Infrared Optics 4

Electronics/Solar Applications 4

Other Uses (Phosphors, Metallurgy, & Chemotherapy) 5

2. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW 6

Dynamic Market 6

Impact of Recession on the Market 6

Current & Future Analysis 7

Analysis by Geographic Region 7

Analysis by End-Use Segment 7

New Uses For Germanium 7

Germanium Poised to Grow in Semiconductor Market 7

SiGe Offering Bright Prospects for the Electronics Industry 8

Bright Future for SiGe Technology 8

SiGe Technology to Revolutionize Data Processing Applications 8

Next Generation Superchips 9

Demand and Consumption 9

Search for Supplemental Germanium Reserves 9

Prices 9

Germanium Market: Historic Review 10

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW 11

Germanium - A Technical Primer 11

Physical Constants of Germanium 11

Atomic Structure of Germanium 11

Occurrence 11

Common Ores of Germanium 12

Isotopes of Germanium 12

History of Germanium 12

Extraction of Germanium 12

From Zinc Ores 13

The Process 13

Synthetic Method 13

Innovative Germanium Recovery Process from Bell Labs 14

Germanium Manufactured in Spherical Form 14

Applications of Germanium 14

Solid-State Electronics - The First Known Application of

Germanium 14

Electronic Applications Soar Popularity of Germanium 14

Substitutes Dent Germanium's Popularity 14

Fiber Optics & Infrared Optics - Breathing New Life 14

Military Sector - Largest End User of Germanium Infrared

Optics 15

Automobile Sector - Not Far Behind 15

Other Uses of Germanium 15

As a Catalyst 15

As a Bacteriocide 15

Environmental Concerns 15

4. MAJOR END - USE MARKETS 16

Fiber Optic Systems - On a Fast Track 16

Breakthrough Technology in Telecommunications 16

Communication Systems - Booster to Optic Fiber Technology 16

Polymerization Catalysts 17

Infrared Optics 17

Exploiting Germanium Property in Space Research Operations 17

For Military Surveillance 18

Electronics and Solar Electrical Applications 18

Electrical Applications 18

Semiconductors - Backbone of the Electronics Industry 18

Usage of Germanium in Semiconductors 19

Diodes 19

Germanium - Economical Substrate for LEDs 19

Germanium-Carbon Diodes 20

Germanium Resistance Sensors 20

Transistors 21

Si-Ge Heterojunction Bipolar Transistors 21

IBM Develops High-Speed Transistors 21

Germanium Detectors 21

J16 Series 22

Solar Cells 22

Other Uses 22

Jewelry Products 22

Optical Discs 23

Conventional Concave Mirrors 23

Germanium-Carbon Composites 23

5. SILICON - GERMANIUM TECHNOLOGY 24

SiGe Technology First Conceptualized by Optoelectronics 24

IBM - Pioneer in Commercializing SiGe Technology 24

SiGe ICs- A Substitute to Multiple Components 25

Integration Capabilities of SiGe 25

Other Advantages 25

IBM and Leica Geosystems Explore Si-Ge Technology for GPS 25

Performance Gains of SiGe BiCMOS Circuits 26

Philips Releases Latest BiCMOS Process 26

6. GERMANIUM IN MEDICINE 27

Organic and Inorganic Germanium 27

Benefits of Organic Germanium 27

A Powerful Antioxidant 27

Dietary Supplement 27

Cellular Oxygen Catalyst 27

Superior Cellular Support Nutrient 27

Super Nutrient 27

Impulse Stimulator 28

In Diagnosis of Diseases 28

Treatment of Cancer 28

Curing Heart Disease 29

In Treatment of AIDS and Other Diseases 29

Germanium Sesquioxide 29

Bis-Beta Carboxyethyl Germanium Sesquioxide 29

Colloidal Germanium 30

Use of Organic Germanium (Ge-132) in Cosmetic Products 30

Adverse Effects of Inorganic Germanium 30

7. SUBSTITUTES OF GERMANIUM 31

Polymerization Catalysts Substitutes 31

Substitute to SiGe Chips 31

8. PRODUCT LAUNCHES 32

IQE Rolls Out GeOI Engineered Substrates for High Efficiency

Integrated Circuits 32

IBM and Georgia Tech Develop 500 GHz SiGe Chips 32

IMEC's New Germanium Process Boosts Efficiency of

Thermophotovoltaic Cells 32

MTG Launches Body Heating Germanium Rocks in Japan 32

Cosme 2000 Unveils Germanium based Cosmetics in Japan 33

IBM Unveils Fourth Generation SiGe Technology 33

9. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY 34

AXT Receives Contract from AUR SPACE 34

Matheson Tri-Gas Enters into Agreement with Gelest 34

VectraWave Selects TowerJazz's SBC18HX Process 34

GigOptix Acquires ChipX 35

Voltaix Expands Germane Manufacturing Capacity 35

Strategic Resource Inks Sales Agreement with Recapture Metals 35

Sparton Resources Inks Agreement to Acquire Stake in Hua Jun 36

War Eagle Inks Letter of Intent with SaskPower International

and Saskatchewan Power 36

10. CORPORATE ACTIVITY IN RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER 37

War Eagle Reports New Finds of Germanium in Mexico 37

Riber Joins IMEC for Research on Germanium and I V Materials 37

Tucker Capital Acquires Lattice Materials 37

International Isotopes Announces Test Production of Germanium

Tetrafluoride 37

New SiGe Technology for High Speed CMOS and High Speed Analog

Circuits 37

11. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS 38

Germanium Corporation of America (US) 38

GFI Advanced Technologies Inc. (US) 38

Japan Algae Co., Ltd. (Japan) 38

N.V Umicore SA (Belgium) 38

Umicore Optical Materials USA, Inc. (US) 39

Umicore Optics (Belgium) 39

Novotech, Inc. (US) 40

Recylex S.A. (France) 40

Teck Cominco Limited (Canada) 40

Yunnan Chihong Zinc-Germanium Co., Ltd (China) 41

12. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE 42

Table 1: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Germanium by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of

World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures

in Kilograms for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 42

Table 2: World Historic Review for Germanium by Geographic

Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Kilograms for Years 2000

through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 43

Table 3: World 11-Year Perspective for Germanium by Geographic

Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) Latin America

and Rest of World Markets for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 44

Table 4: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Germanium in Fiber Optic Systems by Geographic Region - US,

Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin

America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in Kilograms for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 45

Table 5: World Historic Review for Germanium in Fiber Optic

Systems by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of

World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures

in Kilograms for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 46

Table 6: World 11-Year Perspective for Germanium in Fiber

Optic Systems by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan) Latin America and Rest of World Markets for

Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 47

Table 7: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Germanium in Polymerization by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America

and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in Kilograms for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 48

Table 8: World Historic Review for Germanium in Polymerization

by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Kilograms

for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 49

Table 9: World 11-Year Perspective for Germanium in

Polymerization by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan) Latin America and Rest of World Markets for

Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 50

Table 10: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Germanium in Infrared Optics by Geographic Region - US,

Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin

America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in Kilograms for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 51

Table 11: World Historic Review for Germanium in Infrared

Optics by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of

World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures

in Kilograms for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 52

Table 12: World 11-Year Perspective for Germanium in Infrared

Optics by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume

Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan) Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2005,

2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 53

Table 13: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Germanium in Electronics/Solar Applications by Geographic

Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Kilograms for Years 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 54

Table 14: World Historic Review for Germanium in

Electronics/Solar Applications by Geographic Region - US,

Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin

America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in Kilograms for Years 2000 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 55

Table 15: World 11-Year Perspective for Germanium in

Electronics/Solar Applications by Geographic Region -

Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) Latin America and Rest

of World Markets for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 56

Table 16: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Germanium in Other Uses by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America

and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in Kilograms for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 57

Table 17: World Historic Review for Germanium in Other Uses by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Kilograms

for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 58

Table 18: World 11-Year Perspective for Germanium in Other

Uses by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume

Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan) Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2005,

2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 59

13. THE UNITED STATES 60

A.Market Analysis 60

Current & Future Analysis 60

Sources of Germanium in the US 60

National Defense Stockpile 60

Recycling 60

Historic Statistics 61

Price 61

Table 19: Germanium Prices in the US (2001-2005): Average

Price for Zone Refined Metal and Germanium Dioxide in

US$/Kg (includes corresponding graph/chart) 61

Imports 61

Table 20: US Germanium Market (2003): Percentage Breakdown

of Imports Volume by Leading Exporters (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 62

B.Market Analytics 62

Table 21: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Germanium by End Use Segment - Fiber Optic Systems,

Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar

Applications, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in Kilograms for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 62

Table 22: US Historic Review for Germanium by End-Use

Segment - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts,

Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

Kilograms for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 63

Table 23: US 11-Year Perspective for Germanium by End-Use

Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Fiber

Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics,

Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other Markets for Years

2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 64

14. CANADA 65

Market Analysis 65

Table 24: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Germanium by End Use Segment - Fiber Optic Systems,

Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/

Solar Applications, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in Kilograms for Years 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 65

Table 25: Canadian Historic Review for Germanium by End Use

Segment - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts,

Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

Kilograms for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 66

Table 26: Canadian 11-Year Perspective for Germanium by End

Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Fiber

Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics,

Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other Markets for Years

2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 67

15. JAPAN 68

A.Market Analysis 68

Weakening Economy Pulls Back Germanium Flow 68

PET Market in Japan 68

Infrared Optics 68

B.Market Analytics 69

Table 27: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Germanium by End Use Segment - Fiber Optic Systems,

Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar

Applications, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in Kilograms for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 69

Table 28: Japanese Historic Review for Germanium by End Use

Segment - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts,

Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

Kilograms for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 70

Table 29: Japanese 11-Year Perspective for Germanium by End

Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Fiber

Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics,

Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other Markets for Years

2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 71

16. EUROPE 72

Market Analysis 72

Table 30: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Germanium by Geographic Region - Belgium, France,

Germany, UK, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

Kilograms for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 72

Table 31: European Historic Review for Germanium by

Geographic Region - Belgium, France, Germany, UK, Russia,

and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in Kilograms for Years 2000 through

2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 73

Table 32: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Germanium by End-Use Segment - Fiber Optic Systems,

Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar

Applications, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in Kilograms for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 74

Table 33: European Historic Review for Germanium by End-Use

Segment - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts,

Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

Kilograms for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 75

Table 34: European 11-Year Perspective for Germanium by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for

Belgium, France, Germany, UK, Russia, and Rest of Europe

Markets for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 76

Table 35: European 11-Year Perspective for Germanium by End

Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Fiber

Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics,

Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other Markets for Years

2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 77

16a. FRANCE 78

Market Analysis 78

Table 36: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Germanium by End Use Segment - Fiber Optic Systems,

Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar

Applications, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in Kilograms for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 78

Table 37: French Historic Review for Germanium by End Use

Segment - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts,

Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

Kilograms for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 79

Table 38: French 11-Year Perspective for Germanium by End

Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Fiber

Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics,

Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other Markets for Years

2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 80

16b. GERMANY 81

Market Analysis 81

Table 39: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Germanium by End Use Segment - Fiber Optic Systems,

Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar

Applications, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in Kilograms for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 81

Table 40: German Historic Review for Germanium by End Use

Segment - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts,

Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

Kilograms for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 82

Table 41: German 11-Year Perspective for Germanium by End

Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Fiber

Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics,

Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other Markets for Years

2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 83

16c. THE UNITED KINGDOM 84

Market Analysis 84

Table 42: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Germanium by End Use Segment - Fiber Optic Systems,

Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar

Applications, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in Kilograms for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 84

Table 43: UK Historic Review for Germanium by End-Use

Segment - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts,

Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

Kilograms for Years 2000 through 2006 includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 85

Table 44: UK 11-Year Perspective for Germanium by End Use

Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Fiber

Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics,

Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other Markets for Years

2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 86

16d. RUSSIA 87

A.Market Analysis 87

Russia Removes Import Duty on Germanium 87

B.Market Analytics 87

Table 45: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Germanium by End Use Segment - Fiber Optic Systems,

Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar

Applications, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in Kilograms for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 87

Table 46: Russian Historic Review for Germanium by End Use

Segment - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts,

Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

Kilograms for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 88

Table 47: Russian 11-Year Perspective for Germanium by End

Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Fiber

Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics,

Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other Markets for Years

2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 89

16e. BELGIUM 90

Market Analysis 90

Table 48: Belgian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Germanium by End Use Segment - Fiber Optic Systems,

Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar

Applications, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in Kilograms for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 90

Table 49: Belgian Historic Review for Germanium by End Use

Segment - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts,

Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

Kilograms for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 91

Table 50: Belgian 11-Year Perspective for Germanium by End

Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Fiber

Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics,

Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other Markets for Years

2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 92

16f. REST OF EUROPE 93

Market Analysis 93

Table 51: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Germanium by End Use Segment - Fiber Optic

Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics,

Electronics/ Solar Applications, and Other Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

Kilograms for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 93

Table 52: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Germanium by

End Use Segment - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization

Catalysts, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications,

and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in Kilograms for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 94

Table 53: Rest of Europe 11-Year Perspective for Germanium

by End Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales

for Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared

Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other Markets

for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 95

17. ASIA-PACIFIC 96

Market Analysis 96

Table 54: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Germanium by End Use Segment - Fiber Optic

Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics,

Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

Kilograms for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 96

Table 55: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Germanium by End

Use Segment - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts,

Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

Kilograms for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 97

Table 56: Asia-Pacific 11-Year Perspective for Germanium by

End Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for

Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared

Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other Markets

for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 98

18. LATIN AMERICA 99

Market Analysis 99

Table 57: Latin America Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Germanium by End Use Segment - Fiber Optic

Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics,

Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

Kilograms for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 99

Table 58: Latin America Historic Review for Germanium by End

Use Segment - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts,

Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

Kilograms for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 100

Table 59: Latin America 11-Year Perspective for Germanium by

End Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for

Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared

Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other Markets

for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 101

19. REST OF WORLD 102

Market Analysis 102

Table 60: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Germanium by End Use Segment - Fiber Optic

Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared Optics,

Electronics/ Solar Applications, and Other Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

Kilograms for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 102

Table 61: Rest of World Historic Review for Germanium by End

Use Segment - Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts,

Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

Kilograms for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 103

Table 62: Rest of World 11-Year Perspective for Germanium by

End Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for

Fiber Optic Systems, Polymerization Catalysts, Infrared

Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, and Other Markets

for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 104

COMPETITION

Total Companies Profiled: 21 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 24)

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Region/Country Players

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The United States 10

Canada 1

Japan 1

Europe 9

France 2

Germany 1

The United Kingdom 2

Spain 1

Rest of Europe 3

Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 3

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