Ultrafast Lasers Market Size, Share & Trends Forecast 2028

Global Ultrafast Lasers Market Size, Share & Industry Trends Analysis Report By Pulse Duration, By End User, By Type (Fiber Lasers, Mode-Locked Lasers, Titanium-Sapphire Lasers, and Others), By Application, By Regional Outlook and Forecast, 2022 - 2028

Published Date: August-2022 | Number of Pages: 286 | Format: PDF | Report ID: KBV-11233

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Market Report Description

The Global Ultrafast Lasers Market size is expected to reach $3.7 billion by 2028, rising at a market growth of 15.3% CAGR during the forecast period.

spectroscopic method called ultrafast laser spectroscopy uses ultrashort pulse lasers to analyze dynamics on very short time scales (attoseconds to nanoseconds). The behavior of charge carriers, atoms, and molecules is studied using various techniques. There are several aspects of the laser pulse that must be understood to perform reliable spectroscopic measurements, including pulse duration, pulse energy, spectral phase, and spectral shape.

Ultrafast Lasers Market Size - Global Opportunities and Trends Analysis Report 2018-2028

Through measurements of autocorrelation or cross-correlation with another pulse that has been thoroughly characterized, information regarding pulse duration can be obtained. Frequency-resolved optical gating (FROG) and spectrum phase interferometry for direct electric-field reconstruction are two techniques that allow for a thorough analysis of pulses (SPIDER). The goal of pulse shaping is to precisely alter the pulses coming from the source, including their amplitude, phase, and length.

To increase the intensity of a pulse, chirped pulse amplification which consists of a pulse stretcher, amplifier, and compressor is typically used. During the amplification, it won't alter the pulse's duration or phase. By initially chirping the pulse in a nonlinear material and broadening the spectrum, pulse compression (shortening the pulse length) is made possible.

A compressor is then used to compensate for the chirp. In this situation, a fiber compressor is typically utilized. Optical modulators that subject a laser beam to Fourier transformations are referred to as pulse shapers. Modulators are also known as intensity modulators, phase modulators, polarization modulators, and spatial light modulators depending on which aspect of light is regulated.

Optical modulators are classified as Acoustic-optic modulators, Liquid crystal modulators, Electro-optic modulators, etc. depending on the modulation method. Each is devoted to a separate set of uses. By ionizing and collisional an electron, high harmonic generation (HHG), a nonlinear process, transforms intense laser energy from one single frequency to high harmonics of that frequency.

COVID-19 Impact Analysis

The introduction of numerous rules has also caused consumers to reduce their demand, which is disrupting the market for ultrafast lasers' potential revenue as well as its supply chain. To promote the widespread use of ultrafast laser market trends, the government and the major market players are working together and investing in research and development. Additionally, businesses are expressing an interest in mergers and acquisitions that will boost their market share and contribute to the ultrafast laser market's expected growth throughout the current forecast period.

Market Growth Factors

More Accurate Measurement Of Dimensions

The need for a small, dependable electronic device was created by technological advancements in consumer electronics, computers, networking and telecom, transportation, healthcare, and consumer electronics. Such portable electronic devices demand great dimensional accuracy for components like displays. It is projected that there would be a rise in demand for the fabrication materials required to make high-performance semiconductor components. In high-speed, completely integrated applications like aerospace and some consumer electronics, the demand for compact equipment has expanded dramatically.

Innovation In Technology And Use Of Ultrafast Lasers In Various Industry Applications

Numerous industries are undoubtedly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, but if things return to normal, it is anticipated that the economy will recoup. For instance, there will be a considerable change in the automotive industry toward electric vehicles (EVs), which will lead to a demand for ultrafast laser systems. Both the consumer electronics industry and the medical industry are seeing a similar trend. Many sectors are adopting ultrafast lasers due to their many benefits.

Marketing Restraining Factor:

Complicated Manufacturing Processes

The market for ultrafast lasers is growing because of the need for increased dimensional accuracy and government policies that support them, but other issues, such as manufacturing challenges, are anticipated to limit the market growth. Handling these systems in an industrial setting needs technical proficiency due to their technological complexity, nonlinear effects during beam propagation, and interaction process. Therefore, despite the numerous benefits this technology claims to offer, it is commonly criticized for being delicate, expensive, and slow, which makes it difficult to implement into production processes.

Ultrafast Lasers Market Share and Industry Analysis Report 2021

Type Outlook

Based on the Type, the Ultrafast Lasers Market is divided into Titanium-Sapphire Lasers, Fiber Lasers, Mode-Locked Lasers, and Others. The fiber lasers segment acquired the highest revenue share in the ultrafast lasers market in 2021. It is because, for a variety of industrial manufacturing operations, such as welding, cutting, and additive manufacturing, fiber lasers are versatile and potent instruments. Due to the numerous healthcare systems that are using ultrafast fiber laser technology, the market for medical laser systems is expanding.

Pulse Duration Outlook

On the basis of Pulse Duration, the Ultrafast Lasers Market is segmented into Picosecond and Femtosecond. The femtosecond segment procured the largest revenue share in the ultrafast lasers market in 2021. It is because these lasers are being used more frequently in the field of portable electronics. Mobile phones, microprocessors, memory chips, and display panels are some examples of extremely complicated components.

Application Outlook

By Application, the Ultrafast Lasers Market is classified into Micromachining, Bio-Imaging, Scientific Research, Medical Device Fabrication, Cardiovascular Stent Manufacturing, and Others. The bio-imaging segment registered a significant revenue share in the ultrafast lasers market in 2021. Bioimaging refers to techniques that allow non-invasive real-time visualization of biological processes. The goal of bioimaging is to interfere with biological processes as little as possible. Additionally, it is frequently used to learn about the 3-D structure of the viewed specimen without physical disturbance.

End-User Outlook

Based on the End-User, the Ultrafast Laser Market is bifurcated into Consumer Electronics, Medical, Automotive, Aerospace & Defense, Industrial, and Others. The consumer electronics segment registered a substantial revenue share in the ultrafast lasers market in 2021. The manufacturing of electronics is still a very active sector. Rising consumer electronics demand and quickly evolving technical breakthroughs, which put pressure on OEMs to regularly produce new products on the market, are the main drivers of this industry.

Ultrafast Lasers Market Report Coverage
Report Attribute Details
Market size value in 2021 USD 1.4 Billion
Market size forecast in 2028 USD 3.7 Billion
Base Year 2021
Historical Period 2018 to 2020
Forecast Period 2022 to 2028
Revenue Growth Rate CAGR of 15.3% from 2022 to 2028
Number of Pages 286
Number of Tables 499
Report coverage Market Trends, Revenue Estimation and Forecast, Segmentation Analysis, Regional and Country Breakdown, Companies Strategic Developments, Company Profiling
Segments covered Pulse Duration, End User, Type, Application, Region
Country scope US, Canada, Mexico, Germany, UK, France, Russia, Spain, Italy, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Brazil, Argentina, UAE, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Nigeria
Growth Drivers
  • More Accurate Measurement Of Dimensions
  • Innovation In Technology And Use Of Ultrafast Lasers In Various Industry Applications
  • Complicated Manufacturing Processes

Regional Outlook

Region-wise, the Ultrafast Lasers Market is analyzed across North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and LAMEA. The Asia Pacific region procured a promising revenue share in the ultrafast lasers market in 2021. It is because the electronics and automobile industries have a greater need for femtosecond fiber lasers. Due to technical improvements and the presence of numerous electronics OEMs in the region, particularly in nations like China and Japan, this region is predicted to have significant growth during the projection period.

Free Valuable Insights: Global Ultrafast Lasers Market size to reach USD 3.7 Billion by 2028

The market research report covers the analysis of key stake holders of the market. Key companies profiled in the report include Lumentum Holdings, Inc., NKT Photonics A/S (NKT A/S), TRUMPF GmbH + Co. KG, Coherent, Inc.(II-VI Incorporated), IMRA America, Inc. (Aisin Corporation), Amplitude Systemes, Clark-MXR, Inc., DPSS Lasers Inc., and Wuhan Huaray Precision Laser Co., Ltd.

Strategies deployed in Ultrafast Lasers Market

  • Aug-2022: Lumentum took over NeoPhotonics Corporation, a leading manufacturer and developer of lasers and optoelectronic solutions. With this acquisition, Lumentum position itself for engaging growth possibilities produced by the digital transformation of life and work, which is effective relentless growth in the required volumes and performance of network and cloud infrastructure.
  • May-2022: Amplitude Laser came into a partnership with New Technology S.K., a foremost supplier of Lasers, Electro-Optics, and Optical Components. With this partnership, Newtech would be circulating nanosecond products developed by Amplitude in the US.
  • Apr-2022: Amplitude completed the acquisition of MW Technologies, a developer of optical fiber lasers in Portugal. This acquisition would allow Amplitude to advance its production ability and deliver an adequate response to international consumers. Additionally, MW Technologies’ name switches to Amplitude Portugal, evolving the organization’s 4th manufacturing area and R&D center across the world.
  • Apr-2022: Lumentum Holdings launched FemtoBladeTM, a new femtosecond laser system. The new FemtoBlade laser utilizes a modular structure that provides improved flexibility and high power at high recurrence rates which would allow faster processing and enhanced throughput for micromachining applications, such as engraving, OLED, ceramic, and glass cutting, PCB, and solar cell processing.
  • Feb-2022: Trumpf completed the acquisition of Active Fiber Systems, the fiber laser business located in Jena. This acquisition, would expand and achieve Trumpf’s living fiber laser portfolio, which is mostly focused on industrial applications such as precision welding and additive manufacturing.
  • Jan-2020: NKT Photonics introduced the SuperK FIANIUM range of pulsed supercontinuum lasers. The new SuperK FIANIUM is produced on the World’s best-selling supercontinuum laser and has elevated electronics and new fiber technology delivering improved performance and dependability.
  • Jun-2019: Amplitude launched Tangor 300, its brand-new high-performance laser. The new Tangor 300 is qualified for delivering energy of up to 1000µJ per pulse and a recurrence rate of up to 40MHz. Additionally, the new ultrafast laser would allow customers to multiplicate machining techniques through the perfect productivity and quality combination.
  • Apr-2018: NKT Photonics joined hands with RISE Acreo, Sweden's research institute, and innovation partner. Through this collaboration, the companies focused on the expansion of silica glass for fiber lasers for more than a decade. Additionally, silica glass is a crucial element in high-performance optical fibers and fiber lasers.

Scope of the Study

Market Segments Covered in the Report:

By Pulse Duration

  • Femtosecond
  • Picosecond

By End User

  • Medical
  • Industrial
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Automotive
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Others

By Type

  • Fiber Lasers
  • Mode-Locked Lasers
  • Titanium-Sapphire Lasers
  • Others

By Application

  • Micromachining
  • Scientific Research
  • Medical Device Fabrication
  • Cardiovascular Stent Manufacturing
  • Bio-Imaging
  • Others

By Geography

  • North America
    • US
    • Canada
    • Mexico
    • Rest of North America
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Russia
    • Spain
    • Italy
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • Singapore
    • Malaysia
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia
    • South Africa
    • Nigeria
    • Rest of LAMEA

Key Market Players

List of Companies Profiled in the Report:

  • Lumentum Holdings, Inc.
  • NKT Photonics A/S (NKT A/S)
  • TRUMPF GmbH + Co. KG
  • Coherent, Inc.(II-VI Incorporated)
  • IMRA America, Inc. (Aisin Corporation)
  • Amplitude Systemes
  • Clark-MXR, Inc.
  • DPSS Lasers Inc.
  • Wuhan Huaray Precision Laser Co., Ltd.

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The global Ultrafast Lasers Market size is expected to reach $3.7 billion by 2028.

More Accurate Measurement Of Dimensions are driving the market in coming years, however, Complicated Manufacturing Processes restraints the growth of the market.

Lumentum Holdings, Inc., NKT Photonics A/S (NKT A/S), TRUMPF GmbH + Co. KG, Coherent, Inc.(II-VI Incorporated), IMRA America, Inc. (Aisin Corporation), Amplitude Systemes, Clark-MXR, Inc., DPSS Lasers Inc., and Wuhan Huaray Precision Laser Co., Ltd.

The expected CAGR of the Ultrafast Lasers Market is 15.3% from 2022 to 2028.

The Medical segment acquired maximum revenue share in the Global Ultrafast Lasers Market by End User in 2021 thereby, achieving a market value of $1.2 billion by 2028.

The North America market dominated the Global Ultrafast Lasers Market by Region in 2021, and would continue to be a dominant market till 2028; thereby, achieving a market value of $1.3 billion by 2028.

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