15 February 2012 Microbolometers: a market perspective
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Proceedings Volume 8252, MOEMS and Miniaturized Systems XI; 825210 (2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.906363
Event: SPIE MOEMS-MEMS, 2012, San Francisco, California, United States
Abstract
The Long Wave IR camera market has grown significantly in the last ten years thanks to the strong cost reduction brought by low cost IR detectors/ microbolometers. This led to the development of many new commercial markets and it is expected that IR camera volumes will be multiplied by 4 to reach 1.18 M units in 2016 thanks to the strong price reduction of the cameras meaning +29% CAGR in volume. The uncooled IR camera revenues will grow from $2.1B in 2010 to $3.4 B in 2016. In our paper, we have both analyzed market and technical trends for uncooled infrared imagers' civilian and military applications.
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E. Mounier, E. Mounier, } "Microbolometers: a market perspective", Proc. SPIE 8252, MOEMS and Miniaturized Systems XI, 825210 (15 February 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.906363; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.906363
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