X-ray mirror Lens are a kind of standard components which is used for the purpose of collimating, focusing, and low-pass filtering in all the departments of energy x-ray light sources. Growing demands on the quality of the figure and finishing of mirrors are intense for the third generation synchrotron sources; Although new diffraction-limited x-ray sources, whether it is free-electron laser or storage ring-based, will also place even more extraordinary demands on beamline optics.
This is because of both the individuality of experimental requirements and the supreme importance of preserving the ideal beam characteristics as the beam is being manipulated and transported to the experimental station. Grazing incidence mirrors provide an absolutely vital, achromatic means to concentrate the diverging beam radiated by the source into a small spot for the sample illumination. Alternative focusing technologies suffer chromatic deviation, which reduces the practical band pass by orders of the magnitude.
For purpose of doing in depth analysis, the X-ray Mirror Lens Market has been segmented on the basis of product types, applications, energy consumption and geography. Based on the type the market has been segmented mainly into two types ; they are like synchrotron paraboloidal x-ray mirror lens and double paraboloidal x-ray mirror lens . By application the X-ray Mirror Lens market has been segmented mainly into three types they are like application in focusing x-ray microanalysis, collimated x-ray or parallel beam techniques, line focusing.
By energy consumption the market has been segmented into three categories they are like <3 keV power consumption,<20 keV power consumption,20-60 keV power consumption ,this report also provide cross functional analysis of all the above mentioned segments across different regions such as Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa and Latin America.
High resolution of the latest generation of nanofocus and ultrabright x-ray lenses with intense flux and beamline design flexibility are the primary driving factors for the market for x-ray mirror lenses. Significant cost saving applications of the x-ray mirror lenses and the achromatic focusing in the x-ray mirror lens used for absorption spectroscopy are the main reason for the purpose of driving the demand for these type of mirror-lenses.
Thus, the continuously rising need for the purpose of developing cost-effective beamlines are also the main factor estimated to act as a catalyst for the demand of various types of x-ray mirror lenses during the forecast period from 2017 to 2025. In addition to that rapid growth of usage in the 3-D microdiffraction used in geosciences, environmental sciences, energy technologies and in photonics is also anticipated to increase the demand of x-ray mirror lenses in the upcoming years. In turn this is also projected to affect the market of x-ray mirror lenses in a positive manner during the forecasted period of 2017-2025.
There are mainly four major limiting factors which is affecting the mirror performance of the x-ray mirror lenses which are like fabrication error, undesired strain because of support and the imperfect elastic figuring, thermal deformation because of the deposited beam power and lastly radiation and its related damage mechanism. This is acting as a restraining factor in the growth of X-ray Mirror Lens market. Key Manufacturers are uninterruptedly focusing on the development of various specialized types of lenses based on its various functionalities like higher energy range and higher strehl ratio among others, which is a part of their competitive strategy.
By type of products, the double paraboloidal x-ray mirror lens held the largest market share because of its development in the diamond light source process . However, the synchrotron paraboloidal x-ray mirror lens is projected to achieve exponential growth during the forecast period. High resolution with better flux density and higher efficiency in beamline designing makes it the most appropriate choice for various end user segments.
Geographically, the X-ray Mirror Lens market is mainly driven by Asia Pacific region. Growing demand of x-ray mirror lenses in medical applications industry is driving the Asia Pacific region.. This region is expected to maintain its dominance in the market during the forecasted period from 2017-2025 owing to the presence of huge number of medical application equipment manufacturers in countries like South Korea ,India and Japan among others.
Some of the leading players operating in the X-ray Mirror Lenses market includes Sigray (The U.S.) , Geo Semiconductor, Inc.(The U.S.), XOS (The U.S.) among others.