Neutron Detector Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2017 - 2025

Neutron Detector Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2017 - 2025

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Mechanisms for neutron detector in element are dependent on indirect methods. Neutrons, are neutral in other words, they do not bear any electrical charge, however they have mass. Due to this it is not possible for them to produce ionization in a detector and cannot be detected directly. Neutrons do no interact with the electrons in an element. Neutron detection process rely on conversion process. In this process, neutron interact with the nucleus to generate a charged particle. This charged particle is detected and due to this the presence of neutron is detected. A neutron detector system consists of a radiation detector and the target material. The two major aspects to detect neutrons are software and hardware. Detection software includes analysis tools performing functions such as graphical analysis that measures the energies and number of neutrons striking the detector. Detection hardware includes the type of neutron detector used and the electronics set up used in the detection. Neutron detectors operates in extreme environments such as low or high temperatures, high shock, high pressure and vibration.

Rising need for neutron detection materials need for finer position resolutions, demand for neutron detectors with higher counter rates, need for higher scanning angles are some of the primary factors driving the growth of the global Neutron Detector market. Pulsed neutrons can be impossible to measure with some types of active detectors systems. One of the major restraints that restricts the growth of the neutron detector market is the lack of knowledge on nuclear power. Also the high cost involved in the neutron detection decreases the chances of adoption of the neutron detector restricting the growth of the neutron detector market. Due to rapidly growing technology the neutron detector has evolved in terms of material processing, data acquisition, new detector design and analysis system. Continuous efforts by key market players to upgrade their research and development activities in neutron detection drives the growth of the neutron detector market.

The global Neutron Detector market is segmented on the basis of product, application, technology, end-user, and geography. On the basis of product type, the market is segmented into Gas-filled detectors, fast neutron detectors, lithium large-area neutron detector (LLAND), scintillation neutron detectors, and semiconductor neutron detectors. Gas-filled detectors includes the volume of gas present between the two electrodes. The scintillation detectors refers to the interaction of ionized radiation that produces ultraviolet and visible light.  Semiconductor detectors are specifically designed detectors that consist of pure crystals of, germanium, silicon or other materials that are traced by impurity atoms to act as diodes. The high purity germanium (HPGe) is used as dominant material in semiconductor neutron detectors.

On the basis of technology, the global Neutron Detector market is segmented into geiger counter, Spectrometers, Organic Scintillator, and Neutron Sandwich. Geiger counter are the detectors that counts the number of interactions taking place in the detector. Spectrometers are the detectors that provides information on the energy distribution of the incident radiation, are called as spectrometers. On the basis of end-user, the market is segmented into Portable Backpacks, Handheld Survey Meters, Handheld Radiation Detectors and Vehicle-Mounted Search Systems. On the basis of application, the market is segmented into nuclear detection, security, healthcare, environmental monitoring, portal monitor replacements, mobile urban detection, research institutes, space explorations and others. Geographically, the neutron detector market can be segmented into North America, Europe, Middle East & Africa, Asia Pacific and Latin America.

Some of the key players operating in the global Neutron Detector market are Rhombus Power Inc., Arktis Radiation Detectors Ltd, Scientifica International, Proportional Technologies, Inc., Kromek Group Plc., Silverside Detectors Inc., Symetrica Ltd, Mirion Technologies, Photonis and S.L.U. among others.

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The regional analysis covers:

  • North America (U.S. and Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico, Brazil, Peru, Chile, and others)
  • Western Europe (Germany, U.K., France, Spain, Italy, Nordic countries, Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg)
  • Eastern Europe (Poland and Russia)
  • Asia Pacific (China, India, Japan, ASEAN, Australia, and New Zealand)
  • Middle East and Africa (GCC, Southern Africa, and North Africa)

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