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Conductive Inks Markets 2012-2018 Silver flake inks serve the largest and most mature markets. For example, the crystalline silicon solar cell industry alone consumes approximately 1,100 metric tonnes of silver flake inks. On the other hand, emerging inks are slowly penetrating the market by either displacing an existing product (e.g., indium tin oxide) and/or enabling new markets based on their attributes of higher conductivity, inkjet printability, flexibility, and/or enhanced surface smoothness. Conductive inks are a simple and unglamorous layer but they will constitute a hefty $2.86 billion market in 2012. This market is forecasted to rise to $3.36 billion in 2018, with $735 million captured by new silver and copper nanostructure inks. Request a Sample for or Inquire before buying the report Conductive Inks Industry These values make conductive inks the most successful segment of all printed electronics, surpassing the likes of printable OLEDs, photovoltaics, displays, etc. This is because conductive inks find use in a great variety of end applications, including RFID, photovoltaics, sensors, vehicles, smart packages, flexible display and lighting and touch screens. This enormous diversity reflects the simple fact that all electronic devices require multiple layers of interconnects. This multiplicity of market requirements has resulted in the introduction of many types of inks, each offering their own set of characteristics and uniques. Innovation in the field of nanotechnology has largely enabled this high level of product differentiation. Indeed, the market today contains graphene, carbon nanotubes, and silver and copper nanostructure (nanoparticle and nanowire) inks, all of which have one or two dimensions in the nanoscale. Major points covered in Table of Contents of this report include: 1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 2. PRINTABLE CONDUCTIVE INKS- A SURVEY 3. CONDUCTIVE INKS IN PHOTOVOLTAICS 4. TOUCH SCREEN 5. ITO REPLACEMENT IN THIN FILM PHOTOVOLTAICS 6. CONDUCTIVE INKS IN RFID 7. CONDUCTIVE INKS IN VEHICLES 8. CONDUCTIVE INKS IN SMART PACKAGING AND BRAND ENHANCEMENT 9. COMPANY PROFILES

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Report Details: Published: April 2012 No. of Pages: 165 Price: US$3995

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The market today contains graphene, carbon nanotubes, and silver and copper nanostructure (nanoparticle and nanowire) inks, all of which hav...