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Jun, 19 2024

Innovations Drive Growth: Market Set for Expansion across Healthcare, Energy, and Security Sectors

The global inorganic scintillators market is experiencing robust growth, driven by the increasing demand for radiation detection and imaging solutions across various industries. Inorganic scintillators, such as sodium iodide (NaI), cesium iodide (CsI), and lutetium yttrium orthosilicate (LYSO), are widely used in medical imaging, nuclear physics research, and homeland security applications due to their high sensitivity and energy resolution. The rising prevalence of cancer and other chronic diseases, coupled with the growing emphasis on early disease detection, is fueling the adoption of inorganic scintillators in the healthcare sector. In addition, the increasing focus on nuclear power generation and the need for stringent security measures are driving the demand for inorganic scintillators in the energy and security industries. Technological advancements, such as the development of hybrid photon counting detectors and digital imaging systems, are further propelling market growth by enhancing the performance and efficiency of inorganic scintillators.

The Global Inorganic Scintillators Market size was valued at USD 328.90 million in 2023 and is projected to reach USD 583.75 million by 2031, with a CAGR of 6.3% during the forecast period of 2024 to 2031.

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Below are the Top Five Inorganic Scintillators Companies with a Significant Market Share:

Rank

Company

Overview

Product Portfolio

Sales Geographical Coverage

Developments

1.

Hitachi, Ltd.

 

 

Hitachi offers a range of scintillation detectors and related products used in various applications, including medical imaging, security screening, and nuclear physics research. These detectors are known for their high sensitivity, excellent energy resolution, and durability, making them suitable for a wide range of scientific and industrial applications. Hitachi's commitment to innovation is evident in its continuous development of new scintillation materials and detector technologies. The company also provides comprehensive support services, including installation, calibration, and maintenance, to ensure the optimal performance of its products.

  • Ceramic Scintillator

Americas, Middle East and Africa, Europe, Asia- Pacific

In August 2021, Hitachi, Ltd. announced that they have completed the acquisition of Thales' Ground Transportation Systems Business. This acquisition has increased their sales worldwide and raises the production capacity.

2.

Saint-Gobain

Saint-Gobain offers a wide range of scintillation materials and components used in radiation detection and imaging applications. These materials are characterized by their high sensitivity, excellent energy resolution, and reliability, making them ideal for use in medical imaging, nuclear physics research, and security screening. Saint-Gobain's commitment to innovation is evident in its ongoing research and development efforts to improve the performance and capabilities of its scintillation materials. The company also provides comprehensive technical support and customization services to meet the specific needs of its customers.

  • NaI(Tl) Scintillation Crystals
  • NaILTM Dual Detection Neutron-Gamma Scintillator
  • CLLB dual gamma/neutron scintillator
  • Lanthanum Bromide (LaBr3)
  • LYSO Scintillation Crystal

North America, Europe, South America, Asia-Pacific

In June 2021, Saint-Gobain announced the winners of the 16th edition of the multi-comfort student’s competition in their press releases. More than 200 universities from 38 countries globally participated in the company’s project. This helped company in gaining more attention from global customers anticipated in expanding business.

3.

Hamamatsu Photonics K.K.

 

Hamamatsu Photonics offers a variety of scintillation materials and detectors used in radiation detection and imaging applications. These materials are known for their high sensitivity, fast response times, and excellent energy resolution, making them ideal for use in medical imaging, nuclear physics research, and environmental monitoring. Hamamatsu Photonics' commitment to innovation is evident in its continuous development of new scintillation materials and detector technologies. The company also provides comprehensive technical support and customization services to meet the specific needs of its customers.

  • Fibber Optic Plates with CSI Scintillator
  • Amorphous Carbon Plates with CSI Scintillator
  • Great Performance X-ray CSI Scintillator
  • Aluminium Plates with CSI Scintillator

America, Middle East and Africa, Europe, Asia- Pacific

In August 2021, Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. announced that they had developed a new profile sensor with an embedded computing function. This addition of new products has increased their product portfolio.

4.

SHANGHAI INSTITUTE of CERAMICS CHINESE ACADEMY of SCIENCES

 SIC CAS plays a crucial role in research and development related to scintillation materials and detectors. The institute has made significant advancements in the synthesis and characterization of scintillation materials, contributing to the field's understanding of their properties and applications. SIC CAS collaborates with various industries and research institutions worldwide, leveraging its expertise to develop innovative scintillation materials for radiation detection and imaging applications. The institute's research efforts are focused on improving the performance and cost-effectiveness of inorganic scintillators, making them more accessible for a wide range of applications, including medical imaging, nuclear physics research, and environmental monitoring.

  • BGO Crystal     
  • NaI(Tl)Crystal 
  • CsI(Tl)Crystal & Array

China, U.S.

 

In January 2016, Shanghai SICCAS High Technology Corporation established a representative office in the U.S. to better serve the customers. This has increased their distribution in the U.S.

5.

Scintacor

Scintacor offers a range of scintillation materials, including cerium-doped lutetium yttrium orthosilicate (LYSO) and bismuth germanate (BGO), as well as custom-designed scintillation detectors. These materials are known for their high sensitivity, excellent energy resolution, and fast response times, making them ideal for a wide range of radiation detection and imaging applications. Scintacor's commitment to innovation is evident in its continuous development of new scintillation materials and detector technologies. The company also provides comprehensive technical support and customization services to meet the specific needs of its customers.

  • Luminex
  • Rapidex
  • MeVex Medium
  • 6-lithium glass scintillators for neutron detection

Europe, Asia- Pacific

In March 2016, Scintacor announced that they had purchased a world-class manufacturing facility in the heart of Cambridge’s famed Northern high-tech cluster. This has increased their production capacity and sales.

Conclusion

The global inorganic scintillators market is poised for significant growth in the coming years, driven by the increasing demand for radiation detection and imaging solutions across various industries. The market is benefiting from the rising prevalence of cancer and other chronic diseases, as well as the growing emphasis on early disease detection. Technological advancements are also playing a key role in driving market growth, with the development of hybrid photon counting detectors and digital imaging systems enhancing the performance and efficiency of inorganic scintillators. However, challenges such as high costs and regulatory hurdles may pose a challenge to market growth. Overall, with the continuous development of innovative products and expanding applications, the global inorganic scintillators market is expected to witness steady growth.


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