BOSTON, May 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The conductive ink market never becomes static and stagnant. This is because the technology is inherently adaptable to diverse requirements, allowing it to meet the needs of new markets. It is also because the competitive dynamics in core applications remain difficult despite large and fast-growing volumes, pushing even the largest suppliers to seek nascent markets in search of diversification and higher margins.
There are many interesting emerging opportunities. Becoming successful however, is not straightforward especially since the supplier side is crowded and the base technological and supply capabilities relatively widely available. Furthermore, success is hard to achieve because the application diversity renders market segmentation, evaluation, prioritization, and development a challenge. This is especially the case as each market is characterised by its own unique dynamics, technical requirements, value propositions, and future prospects.
To differentiate and succeed in this market, material innovation and development is often necessary but not sufficient. By material innovation we mean a novel ink with changes at the filler and/or formulation level demonstrating a new feature or improving an existing figure of merit. Another essential perquisite is deep market understanding of new or emerging markets.
These are exciting times because multiple application frontiers are opening up. These are all sizable addressable opportunities in which technologies transitions are taking place as new technologies supersede old ones, or as completely new paradigms are created. Such times of changes are often critical, short-lived opportunities as markets open up to test new solutions. These transitions, therefore, represent opportunities for the conductive ink industry as a whole and also opportunities for pioneering players who can establish and entrench incumbency and reap long-term benefits as demand grows.
In the report "Conductive Ink Markets 2020-2030: Forecasts, Technologies, Players", global research firm IDTechEx examines all existing and emerging technologies. The list below shows all of the applications covered in this report. These applications span skin patches, 5G power amplifier and filters, EV power devices, large area sensors and heaters, package-level shielding, in-mold or textile-based electronics, flexible hybrid electronics, and many others. This report is the most well-established and comprehensive report based on more than eight years of research. The authors have had first-hand industry experience and the information herein is based on extensive primary research. Indeed, more than 150 interviews, 35 conferences and tradeshows, multiple projects, etc underpin the research.
"Conductive Ink Markets 2020-2030: Forecasts, Technologies, Players" Table of Contents
1. Market forecasts
2. General technology introduction
3. Silver nanoparticle inks
4. Particle free inks
5. Copper inks
6. Non-solution based additive processes
7. Photovoltaics: market dynamics, trends, and forecast
8. Conductive pastes in photovoltaics
9. Organic photovoltaics
11. Towards higher area power density and higher operating temperatures
12. Review of packaging approaches in electric vehicles
13. Beyond solder: materials and technology to sustain roadmap towards higher temperatures
14. Metal sintering die attach paste suppliers
15. LTCC in automotive
16. Incumbent technology: SAW and BAW technology
17. Waveguide technology
18. Substrate integrated waveguide filters (SIW)
19. Single-layer transmission-line filters on PCB or ceramics
20. Multi-layer LTCC-based filters
22. Sintered die attach or epoxy in 5G RF power amplifiers?
23. Skin patches
24. Conformal metallization (LDS, aerosol printing, and other printing)
25. In-mold electronics
26. Stretchable inks (e-textiles mostly)
27. Printing RFID antennas
28. Introduction to flexible hybrid electronics
29. Touch screen edge electrodes
30. ITO replacement
31. Embossing followed by printing/filling to create imbedded ultrafine metal mesh?
32. Print and plate
33. Replacing photolithography with photoresist printing for ultra fine metal mesh
34. OLED lighting
35. Printed piezoresistive sensors
36. Printed piezoelectric sensors
38. Printed thin film transistors
39. Printed memory
40. 3D printed electronics
41. Conductive pens
42. Mobile phone digitizers
For more information on the report "Conductive Ink Markets 2020-2030: Forecasts, Technologies, Players", please visit www.IDTechEx.com/inks to see the full portfolio of printed electronics research available from IDTechEx please visit www.IDTechEx.com/research/PE.
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