An Optical Coatings
is composed of a combination of thin film layers of material deposited on an optical component such as a lens or mirror. The performance of an Optical Coatings is dependent upon the number of layers, the thickness of the individual layers and the refractive index difference at the layer interfaces. This material is called an Optical Coatings, and it is used on everything from bulbs and lenses to mirrors and prisms. The prime uses of Optical Coatings are to block certain wavelengths of light or to provide a highly reflective surface.
Methods include evaporation deposition, ion-beam sputtering, and advancing plasma reactive sputtering are amongst the preferred technologies commonly employed for thin-film production. Each of these processes is analyzed for technological differences, manufacturing efficiency, product performance, costs and application.
Because of its desirable characteristics, IBS technology was at the forefront of narrowband filter development for dense wavelength-division multiplexing. Here bandpass filters transmit narrow segments of light, while attenuating the surrounding wavelengths. Similar manipulation techniques are used for current day applications.
Benefits are due to the ability of AR coating to virtually eliminate reflections from the front and back surfaces of your eyeglass lenses. With reflections gone, more light passes through your lenses to optimize visual acuity with fewer distractions (especially at night), and the lenses look nearly invisible — which enhances your appearance by drawing more attention to your eyes and helping you make better "eye contact" with others.The global market for Optical Coatings
was estimated to be $XX billion in 2015. The global market for Optical Coatings is estimated to grow at a CAGR of XX% and is forecast to reach $XX billion by 2021. The Vacuum Deposition Technology is forecast to have the highest growth of XX% during the forecast period 2016-2021. Telecommunication, Semiconductors and Automotive are the major end-users for Optical Coatings.
North America is the leading market for Optical Coatings. North America region is forecast to have highest growth in the next few years due to growing adoption of Optical Coatings in industrial applications. North America Optical Coatings accounts to XX% of the global market for Optical Coatings and is the fastest growing market followed by Asia. North America and Asia together are estimated to occupy a share of more than XX% during 2016-2021.