TABLE OF CONTENTS


1 INTRODUCTION 15
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 15
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 15
1.3 SCOPE OF THE STUDY 16
1.3.1 YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY 17
1.4 CURRENCY 17
1.5 STAKEHOLDERS 17

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 18
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 18
2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA 19
2.1.1.1 Key data from secondary sources 19
2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA 20
2.1.2.1 Key data from primary sources 20
2.1.2.2 Key industry insights 21
2.1.2.3 Breakdown of primary interviews 21
2.2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 22
2.2.1 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 22
2.2.2 TOP-DOWN APPROACH 23
2.3 DATA TRIANGULATION 24
2.4 RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS AND LIMITATIONS 25
2.4.1 ASSUMPTIONS 25
2.4.2 LIMITATIONS 26

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 27
3.1 TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY END-USE INDUSTRY 28
3.2 TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY MATERIAL 29
3.3 TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY TYPE 30

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 32
4.1 ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET 32
4.2 TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET: BY MATERIAL 33
4.3 TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET SHARE, BY END-USER INDUSTRY AND REGION 34
4.4 TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET GROWTH RATE, BY COUNTRY 35
4.5 TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET: DEVELOPED & DEVELOPING NATIONS 36
4.6 TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY END-USE INDUSTRY 37


5 MARKET OVERVIEW 38
5.1 INTRODUCTION 39
5.2 EVOLUTION OF TRANSPARENT CERAMICS 39
5.3 MARKET DYNAMICS 40
5.3.1 DRIVERS 40
5.3.1.1 Substitute to glass, metal, and plastics 40
5.3.1.2 Increasing defense expenditure on advanced materials and technologies 41
5.3.2 RESTRAINTS 41
5.3.2.1 High cost of transparent ceramics 41
5.3.3 OPPORTUNITIES 42
5.3.3.1 Advancements in nanotechnology 42
5.3.3.2 Increased demand in niche applications 42
5.3.4 CHALLENGES 42
5.3.4.1 Transparent ceramics are non-recyclable and non-repairable 42
5.4 PORTER'S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS 43
5.4.1 THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS 44
5.4.2 THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES 44
5.4.3 BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS 44
5.4.4 BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS 45
5.4.5 INTENSITY OF COMPETITIVE RIVALRY 45
5.5 INDUSTRY OUTLOOK 46
5.5.1 ELECTRONICS 46

6 TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY TYPE 47
6.1 INTRODUCTION 48
6.2 TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY TYPE 49
6.3 MONOCRYSTALLINE TRANSPARENT CERAMICS 49
6.4 POLYCRYSTALLINE TRANSPARENT CERAMICS 51
6.5 OTHER TRANSPARENT CERAMICS 52

7 TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY MATERIAL 54
7.1 INTRODUCTION 55
7.2 SAPPHIRE 56
7.3 YTTRIUM ALUMINUM GARNET (YAG) 58
7.4 ALUMINUM OXYNITRIDE 59
7.5 SPINEL 60
7.6 OTHER MATERIALS 62


8 TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY END-USE INDUSTRY 63
8.1 INTRODUCTION 64
8.2 OPTICS & OPTOELECTRONICS 65
8.3 AEROSPACE, DEFENSE & SECURITY 67
8.4 MECHANICAL/CHEMICAL 68
8.5 SENSORS & INSTRUMENTATION 69
8.6 HEALTHCARE 71
8.7 CONSUMER GOODS/ELECTRONICS 72
8.8 ENERGY 73
8.9 OTHER 74

9 REGIONAL ANALYSIS 76
9.1 INTRODUCTION 77
9.2 ASIA-PACIFIC 78
9.2.1 CHINA 80
9.2.2 JAPAN 82
9.2.3 INDIA 83
9.2.4 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC 85
9.3 NORTH AMERICA 86
9.3.1 U.S. 89
9.3.2 CANADA 90
9.3.3 MEXICO 92
9.4 EUROPE 94
9.4.1 GERMANY 97
9.4.2 FRANCE 98
9.4.3 ITALY 99
9.4.4 REST OF EUROPE 101
9.5 SOUTH AMERICA 103
9.5.1 BRAZIL 106
9.5.2 CHILE 107
9.5.3 REST OF SOUTH AMERICA 109
9.6 ROW 111
9.6.1 MIDDLE EAST 113
9.6.2 OTHERS 115
10 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 117
10.1 INTRODUCTION 117
10.1.1 DYNAMIC 117
10.1.2 INNOVATORS 117
10.1.3 VANGUARDS 117
10.1.4 EMERGING 117

10.2 DIVE CHART 118
10.3 MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS 119
10.4 COMPETITIVE BENCHMARKING 120
10.4.1 ANALYSIS OF PRODUCT PORTFOLIO OF MAJOR PLAYERS IN THE TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET 120
10.4.2 BUSINESS STRATEGIES ADOPTED BY MAJOR PLAYERS IN THE TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET 121
11 COMPANY PROFILES 122
(Overview, Financial*, Products & Services, Strategy, and Developments)
11.1 MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 122
11.2 CILAS 125
11.3 CERANOVA CORPORATION 127
11.4 BRIGHTCRYSTALS TECHNOLOGY INC. 129
11.5 CERAMTEC-ETEC GMBH 131
11.6 COORSTEK, INC. 134
11.7 KONOSHIMA CHEMICALS CO., LTD. 138
11.8 SURMET CORPORATION 140
11.9 SCHOTT AG 143
11.10 II-VI OPTICAL SYSTEMS 147
11.11 AMERICAN ELEMENTS 149
11.12 OTHER KEY PLAYERS IN THE TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET 151
11.12.1 ADVANCED CERAMIC MANUFACTURING, LLC 151
11.12.2 BLASCH PRECISION CERAMICS INC. 151
11.12.3 CERADYNE INC. 151
11.12.4 KOITO MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 151
11.12.5 KYOCERA CORPORATION 152
11.12.6 MCDANEL ADVANCED CERAMIC TECHNOLOGIES LLC 152
11.12.7 MORGAN ADVANCED MATERIALS PLC 152
11.12.8 RAUSCHERT STEINBACH GMBH 152
11.12.9 SAINT-GOBAIN CERAMICS & PLASTICS, INC. 153
11.12.10 SHANGHAI SICCAS HIGH TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 153
*Details might not be captured in case of unlisted companies
12 APPENDIX 154
12.1 DISCUSSION GUIDES 154
12.2 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 158
12.3 INTRODUCING RT: REAL-TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE 160
12.4 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 161
12.5 RELATED REPORTS 161
12.6 AUTHOR DETAILS 162

LIST OF TABLES

TABLE 1 TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET SNAPSHOT 28
TABLE 2 TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 49
TABLE 3 MONOCRYSTALLINE TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 50
TABLE 4 POLYCRYSTALLINE TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 51
TABLE 5 OTHER TRANSPARENT CERAMIC TYPES MARKET SIZE, BY REGION,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 53
TABLE 6 TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET SIZE, BY MATERIAL,
2016-2022 (USD MILLION) 56
TABLE 7 SAPPHIRE-BASED TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY REGION,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 57
TABLE 8 YTTRIUM ALUMINUM GARNET BASED TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET,
BY REGION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 58
TABLE 9 ALUMINUM OXYNITRIDE-BASED TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET,
BY REGION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 60
TABLE 10 SPINEL-BASED TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY REGION,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 61
TABLE 11 OTHER MATERIALS-BASED TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY REGION,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 62
TABLE 12 TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET SIZE, BY END-USE INDUSTRY,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 65
TABLE 13 TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET IN OPTICS & OPTOELECTRONICS, BY REGION, 2016-2022 (USD MILLION) 66
TABLE 14 TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET SIZE IN AEROSPACE, DEFENSE & SECURITY, BY REGION, 2016-2022 (USD MILLION) 67
TABLE 15 TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET IN MECHANICAL/CHEMICAL, BY REGION, 2016-2022 (USD MILLION) 69
TABLE 16 TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET IN SENSORS & INSTRUMENTATION,
BY REGION, 2016-2022 (USD MILLION) 70
TABLE 17 TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET IN HEALTHCARE, BY REGION,
2016-2022 (USD MILLION) 71
TABLE 18 TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET IN CONSUMER GOODS/ELECTRONICS,
BY REGION, 2016-2022 (USD MILLION) 72
TABLE 19 TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET IN ENERGY, BY REGION,
2016-2022 (USD MILLION) 73
TABLE 20 TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET IN OTHER END-USE INDUSTRIES,
BY REGION, 2016-2022 (USD MILLION) 75
TABLE 21 TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 77
TABLE 22 ASIA-PACIFIC TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY COUNTRY,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 79
TABLE 23 ASIA-PACIFIC TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY END-USE INDUSTRY,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 79
TABLE 24 ASIA-PACIFIC TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY MATERIAL,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 80
TABLE 25 ASIA-PACIFIC TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY TYPE,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 80
TABLE 26 CHINA TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY END-USE INDUSTRY,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 81
TABLE 27 CHINA TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY MATERIAL,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 81
TABLE 28 CHINA TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 82
TABLE 29 JAPAN TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY END-USE INDUSTRY,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 82
TABLE 30 JAPAN TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY MATERIAL,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 83
TABLE 31 JAPAN TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 83
TABLE 32 INDIA TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY END-USE INDUSTRY,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 84
TABLE 33 INDIA TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY MATERIAL,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 84
TABLE 34 INDIA TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 84
TABLE 35 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 85
TABLE 36 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY MATERIAL,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 85
TABLE 37 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY TYPE,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 86
TABLE 38 NORTH AMERICA TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY COUNTRY,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 87
TABLE 39 NORTH AMERICA TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 88
TABLE 40 NORTH AMERICA TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY MATERIAL,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 88
TABLE 41 NORTH AMERICA TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY TYPE,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 89
TABLE 42 U.S. TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY END-USE INDUSTRY,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 89
TABLE 43 U.S. TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY MATERIAL,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 90
TABLE 44 U.S. TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 90
TABLE 45 CANADA TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY END-USE INDUSTRY,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 91
TABLE 46 CANADA TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY MATERIAL,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 91
TABLE 47 CANADA TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 92
TABLE 48 MEXICO TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY END-USE INDUSTRY,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 92
TABLE 49 MEXICO TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY MATERIAL,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 93
TABLE 50 MEXICO TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 93
TABLE 51 EUROPE TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY COUNTRY,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 95
TABLE 52 EUROPE TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY END-USE INDUSTRY,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 95
TABLE 53 EUROPE TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY MATERIAL,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 96
TABLE 54 EUROPE TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 96
TABLE 55 GERMANY TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY END-USE INDUSTRY,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 97
TABLE 56 GERMANY TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY MATERIAL,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 97
TABLE 57 GERMANY TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY TYPE,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 98
TABLE 58 FRANCE TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY END-USE INDUSTRY,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 98
TABLE 59 FRANCE TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY MATERIAL,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 99
TABLE 60 FRANCE TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 99
TABLE 61 ITALY TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY END-USE INDUSTRY,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 100
TABLE 62 ITALY TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY MATERIAL,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 100
TABLE 63 ITALY TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 100
TABLE 64 REST OF EUROPE TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 101
TABLE 65 REST OF EUROPE TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY MATERIAL,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 101
TABLE 66 REST OF EUROPE TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY TYPE,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 102
TABLE 67 SOUTH AMERICA TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY COUNTRY,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 104
TABLE 68 SOUTH AMERICA TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 104
TABLE 69 SOUTH AMERICA TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY MATERIAL,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 105
TABLE 70 SOUTH AMERICA TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY TYPE,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 105
TABLE 71 BRAZIL TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY END-USE INDUSTRY,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 106
TABLE 72 BRAZIL TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY MATERIAL,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 106
TABLE 73 BRAZIL TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 107
TABLE 74 CHILE TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY END-USE INDUSTRY,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 107
TABLE 75 CHILE TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY MATERIAL,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 108
TABLE 76 CHILE TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 108
TABLE 77 REST OF SOUTH AMERICA TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY END-USE INDUSTRY, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 109
TABLE 78 REST OF SOUTH AMERICA TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY MATERIAL, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 109
TABLE 79 REST OF SOUTH AMERICA TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY TYPE,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 110
TABLE 80 ROW TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY COUNTRY,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 111
TABLE 81 ROW TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY END-USE INDUSTRY,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 112
TABLE 82 ROW TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY MATERIAL,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 112
TABLE 83 ROW TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 113
TABLE 84 MIDDLE EAST TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY END-USE INDUSTRY,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 113
TABLE 85 MIDDLE EAST TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY MATERIAL,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 114
TABLE 86 MIDDLE EAST TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY TYPE,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 114
TABLE 87 OTHERS TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY END-USE INDUSTRY,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 115
TABLE 88 OTHERS TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY MATERIAL,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 115
TABLE 89 OTHERS TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET, BY TYPE,
2015-2022 (USD MILLION) 116

LIST OF FIGURES

FIGURE 1 TRANSPARENT CERAMICS: MARKET SEGMENTATION 16
FIGURE 2 RESEARCH DESIG 18
FIGURE 3 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION: BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 22
FIGURE 4 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION: TOP-DOWN APPROACH 23
FIGURE 5 TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET: DATA TRIANGULATION 24
FIGURE 6 THE OPTICS & OPTOELECTRONICS SEGMENT PROJECTED TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING SEGMENT OF THE TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 28
FIGURE 7 THE SAPPHIRE SEGMENT OF THE TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET IS PROJECTED TO WITNESS THE HIGHEST GROWTH DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 29
FIGURE 8 THE MONOCRYSTALLINE TRANSPARENT CERAMICS SEGMENT IS PROJECTED TO WITNESS THE HIGHEST GROWTH DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 30
FIGURE 9 ASIA-PACIFIC DOMINATED THE TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET WITH THE HIGHEST SHARE IN 2016 31
FIGURE 10 INCREASING DEMAND FROM AEROSPACE, DEFENSE & SECURITY INDUSTRY IS DRIVING THE GROWTH OF THE TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET 32
FIGURE 11 SAPPHIRE IS PROJECTED TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MATERIAL SEGMENT DURING 2017 TO 2022 33
FIGURE 12 THE OPTICS & OPTOELECTRONICS SEGMENT ACCOUNTED FOR THE LARGEST SHARE OF THE TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET IN 2016 34
FIGURE 13 THE MARKET IN CHINA EXPECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST CAGR DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 35
FIGURE 14 TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET TO WITNESS SIGNIFICANT GROWTH IN EMERGING NATIONS BETWEEN 2017 AND 2022 36
FIGURE 15 THE OPTICS & OPTOELECTRONICS SEGMENT LED THE TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET IN 2016 37
FIGURE 16 EVOLUTION OF TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET 39
FIGURE 17 DRIVERS, RESTRAINTS, OPPORTUNITIES, AND CHALLENGES FOR THE TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET 40
FIGURE 18 DEFENSE EXPENDITURE OF TOP 10 COUNTRIES IN 2015 AND 2016 41
FIGURE 19 PORTER'S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS 43
FIGURE 20 THE MONOCRYSTALLINE TRANSPARENT CERAMICS SEGMENT IS ESTIMATED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST CAGR DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 48
FIGURE 21 ASIA-PACIFIC IS ESTIMATED TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING MARKET FOR MONOCRYSTALLINE TRANSPARENT CERAMICS DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 50
FIGURE 22 ASIA PACIFIC IS ESTIMATED TO BE THE LARGEST POLYCRYSTALLINE TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 51
FIGURE 23 ASIA-PACIFIC IS PROJECTED TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING MARKET FOR OTHER TRANSPARENT CERAMIC TYPES 52
FIGURE 24 TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET SHARE, BY MATERIAL, 2017 (USD MILLION) 55
FIGURE 25 ASIA-PACIFIC IS ESTIMATED TO BE THE LARGEST MARKET FOR SAPPHIRE MATERIAL SEGMENT DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 57
FIGURE 26 ASIA-PACIFIC IS ESTIMATED TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING YTTRIUM ALUMINIUM GARNET TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 58
FIGURE 27 ALUMINUM OXYNITRIDE-BASED TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET IS PROJECTED TO WITNESS HIGH GROWTH IN ASIA-PACIFIC DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 59
FIGURE 28 SPINEL BASED TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET TO WITNESS SIGNIFICANT GROWTH IN ASIA-PACIFIC DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 61
FIGURE 29 ASIA-PACIFIC IS ESTIMATED TO LEAD THE OTHER MATERIALS-BASED TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 62
FIGURE 30 THE OPTICS & OPTOELECTRONICS END-USE INDUSTRY SEGMENT IS PROJECTED TO GROW RAPIDLY IN THE NEXT FIVE YEARS 64
FIGURE 31 ASIA-PACIFIC IS PROJECTED TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET FOR OPTICS & OPTOELECTRONICS DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 66
FIGURE 32 ASIA-PACIFIC IS PROJECTED TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET FOR AEROSPACE, DEFENSE & SECURITY DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 67
FIGURE 33 NORTH AMERICA IS PROJECTED TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET FOR MECHANICAL/CHEMICAL DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 68
FIGURE 34 ASIA-PACIFIC IS PROJECTED TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING MARKET FOR TRANSPARENT CERAMICS IN SENSORS & INSTRUMENTATION DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 70
FIGURE 35 NORTH AMERICA IS PROJECTED TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING MARKET FOR TRANSPARENT CERAMICS IN HEALTHCARE DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 71
FIGURE 36 ASIA-PACIFIC IS PROJECTED TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING MARKET FOR TRANSPARENT CERAMICS IN CONSUMER GOODS/ELECTRONICS END-USE INDUSTRY DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 72
FIGURE 37 EUROPE IS PROJECTED TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET FOR ENERGY DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 73
FIGURE 38 EUROPE IS PROJECTED TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING MARKET FOR TRANSPARENT CERAMICS IN OTHER END-USE INDUSTRIES DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 74
FIGURE 39 REGIONAL SNAPSHOT: CHINA IS EMERGING AS A LUCRATIVE MARKET FOR TRANSPARENT CERAMICS 77
FIGURE 40 ASIA-PACIFIC TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET SNAPSHOT 78
FIGURE 41 NORTH AMERICA TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET SNAPSHOT 87
FIGURE 42 EUROPE TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET SNAPSHOT 94
FIGURE 43 SOUTH AMERICA TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET SNAPSHOT 103
FIGURE 44 SOUTH AMERICA TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET SNAPSHOT 111
FIGURE 45 COORSTEK, INC. IS THE LEADING PLAYER IN THE TRANSPARENT CERAMICS MARKET 119
FIGURE 46 MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 122
FIGURE 47 CILAS: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 125
FIGURE 48 CERAMTEC-ETEC GMBH: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 131
FIGURE 49 KONOSHIMA CHEMICALS CO., LTD.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 138
FIGURE 50 SCHOTT AG: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 143