Scintillators are materials that emit light when struck by high-energy particle or radiation. Scintillation detectors are used to detect and measure ionising radiation. They are widely used in healthcare and nuclear power plants. The radiation detection and monitoring has witnessed various technological advancements in recent years. This advancement has led to the rise in the scintillator market for the various applications such as nuclear power plants, homeland security, medical, healthcare, and industrial inspections that have been explained in this report. The major drivers for scintillator development with regards to the various applications are high resolution, cost, and size that lead to new scintillator production.
The scintillator market report categorizes the market into four different segments, namely, market by type of product, end-product, application, and geography. Based on the product, the market has been classified into organic and in-organic scintillators. The end-product segment covers automatic scintillators, hand-held scintillators and others. The applications include: nuclear power plants, homeland security, healthcare and others. Based on the geography, the report has been segmented into North America, Europe, APAC, and RoW.
The global scintillator market is estimated to grow beyond $450m in terms of revenue by 2020.Developed countries in North America and Europe remain the largest market for the Scintillator sales accounting for more than xx% of the total market, followed by the APAC region. China will remain the largest manufacturer of the Scintillator products and is forecast to remain as the most important market in the APAC region.