MarkWide Research


Scanning Probe Microscopy Market Analysis 2022-2030

Published Date: July, 2022
No of Pages: 189
Delivery Format: PDF+ Excel


Scanning Probe Microscopy Market Overview

Scanning Probe Microscopy market has been increasing with substantial growth over the last couple of years. It is expected to increase substantially in the forecast timeframe, i.e., 2022-2030.

The growing popularity of scanning microscopes, due to their capability to see sub-cellular structures, and the ever-increasing demand for in-depth studies of various biological and non-biological factors to develop new solutions will continue to drive the growth. In addition, the increasing range of applications and rapid technological advancements is anticipated to boost the worldwide Scanning Probe Microscopy market during the forecasted period.

This Scanning Probe Microscopes Market report offers an in-depth market analysis. The report provides a thorough review of the essential segments, trends, drivers and restraints, the competitive landscape, and aspects that play significant roles within the marketplace.

scanning probe microscopy market

Get more information on this report : Download Free Sample Pages

Report Scope
STUDY Period2017-2028
Historical Period2017-2021
Key companies PROFILEDKlocke Nanotechnik, Omicron NanoTechnology GmbH, Hitachi High-Tech Science Corporation, Danish Micro Engineering A/S (DME), Agilent Technologies.


  • Through Technology
  • Through Application
  • By Geography


International Scanning Probe Microscopes Market Definition

Scanning Probe Microscopes (SPM) can be described as a set of methods that use various physical-chemical communications between surfaces and tips to visualize the surface topography of both conductive and inert materials in both liquid and gaseous, liquid environments without the need to prepare the surface. The scanner is comprised of piezoelectric elements that work with electronic commands.

The scanner can regulate the probe’s position on a subatomic scale. Global Scanning Probe Microscopy (SPM) is a multi-faceted instrument for taking high-resolution images. Researchers can study the spatial properties of materials that are different from the bulk because of electrical, magnetic, or other physical properties at nanoscale lengths.

Scanning probe microscopes SPM market provide imaging equipment that measures the surface of tiny molecules, atoms, and microscopic scales.

It is also used to study and manipulate non-conductive specimens of the environment. The SPMs are different from optic microscopes because they do not “see” an object. Instead, it “feels” the surface and then creates an image to depict the character. SPM techniques include Scanning Tunneling Microscopy (STM), Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM), Scanning Force Microscopy (SFM), and a variety of other scanning probe techniques that are based on different interactions between the probe and the material.

The AFMs (AFM) analyze electrostatic forces between the tip of the cantilever and the sample. The STM scanning tunneling microscopy (STM) examines the electrical current that flows between the cantilever tip and the model.

Research on nanomaterials, materials research, Semiconductors, as well as electronics R&D materials for energy storage and generation such as batteries, LEDs, organic photovoltaic material, Materials made of polymers R&D, Automotive Materials, Advanced pharmaceuticals product development and manufacturing, as well as cancer research and cell biology are among the primary application areas of SPM.

The Global Scanning Probe Microscopy Market Overview

It is believed that the Global Scanning Probe Microscopes (Spm) Market has increased at a more excellent pace over time and is expected to continue expanding in the coming years due to the growth of cutting-edge technology in this area as well as a variety of applications for scanning probe microscopy in the science as well as the engineering field.

In addition, when combined with other kinds of analytical heads, this microscope offers accurate sampling and the flexibility to make specific adaptations to customers’ needs. These services can assist the significant players in attracting customers, which will drive market expansion. In addition, the benefits of scanning probe microscopes over conventional optical microscopes will go the market further.

Additionally, scanning probe microscopes are expected to increase because the demand for top-quality research in the healthcare, pharmaceutical biotechnology, and pharmaceutical industries is expanding. Researchers are increasingly utilizing tools backed by advanced technology to analyze the effects of external factors on human bodies and the impact of drugs on the human body’s conditions.

SPM is a scanning probe microscope. (SPM) Let researchers look at images in depth to gather precise dimensions and information to create new solutions. The growing need for scanner probes at various research institutions is expected to contribute to expanding the global market for scanning probe microscopes over the forecast timeframe.

Additionally, with the growing requirement to record and capture precise information on the production components used in creating electronic devices, The adoption of scanning probe microscopes is expected to increase globally. However, the cost of these microscopes, on the other hand, will hinder growth in the market.

The usage of microscopes has changed due to technological advancements. The scanning probe microscope is becoming sought-after due to its improved capabilities, high resolution, and magnification ability. But they’re expensive and can hinder their use in pathology labs, hospitals, and smaller-scale firms.

Additionally, emerging countries such as China, India, Russia, and Brazil are a great source of growth opportunities for companies in the microscopy industry due to the increasing budgets of the government for R&D in the field of advanced microscopes. This paradigm-shifting technological advancement in the microscope industry that has multiple applications in medicine and electronics opens up new growth opportunities for the world Scanning Probe Microscopes (Spm) Market.

Furthermore, the electronics sector has revealed significant growth opportunities for the Scanning Probe Microscopes (Spm) Market due to the increasing requirement for conducting failure analyses of the products manufactured before they are launched in the international market. Therefore, it is forcing manufacturers to embrace the latest technologies that enable end-users to examine product specifications by magnifying images.

scanning probe microscopy market

Customize this report as per your requirement

Worldwide Scanning Probe Microscopy market Segmentation Analysis

The Scanning Probe Microscopy market is divided based on technology, Application, and Geography.

Technology Type
  • Atomic Force Microscopes (AFM)
  • Scanning Tunneling Microscopes (STM)
  • Near-field Scanning Optical Microscopes (NSOM
  • Semiconductors
  • Materials and Nanomaterials Research
  • Life Sciences
Scanning Probe Microscopy Market Features
UNITValue (USD Million/Billion)
BY REGIONNorth America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa

Based on an analysis of the region based on regional analysis, , the Global Scanning Probe Microscopy market is divided into four categories: North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World. The North American region is believed to dominate the world Scanning Probe Microscopy market due to the rapid growth of innovative and new products and the increasing acceptance of the technology users.

Furthermore, Europe is the second-largest market for scanning probe microscopes, following North America. A substantial number of companies is an essential factor in expanding the market. It is expected to continue to aid the European market’s future growth and, consequently, boost the expansion of markets. Additionally, it is worth noting that the Asia-Pacific region has demonstrated enormous potential over the next few years due to the increasing awareness of customers regarding scanning probe microscopy.

Key Players of Scanning Probe Microscopy Market

The top players in the Scanning Probe Microscopy Market include Klocke Nanotechnik, Omicron NanoTechnology GmbH, Hitachi High-Tech Science Corporation, Danish Micro Engineering A/S (DME), Agilent Technologies, RHK Technology Inc., Bruker Nano, Danish Micro Engineering, and Schaefer Technology.

Our market analysis also includes an entire section dedicated to significant players. In this section, our analysts provide insight into the accounts of all principal players, product benchmarking, and SWOT analyses of the Scanning Probe Microscopy market. The section on the competitive landscape contains critical strategies for development, including market share, market share, and rankings of the mentioned players across the globe.

scanning probe microscopy market

Interested in Any Specific Region or Country Level Data?

Benefits of Purchasing this Report

Quantitative and qualitative analysis of the market based upon segmentation that includes both economic and non-economic elements

* Market worth (USD Billion) information in each sub-segment and segment of the Scanning Probe Microscopy Market Report.

* Denotes the region or segment that is predicted to see the highest expansion and dominate the Scanning Probe Microscopy market

* Analysis by geographic region highlighting the demand for the product or service within the region and the elements that influence the Scanning Probe Microscopy market in each region.

* Competitive landscape that includes the Scanning Probe Microscopy market position of the most prominent players, in addition to new launches of products or services and partnerships, as well as business expansions and acquisitions within the past five years of the companies that are profiled

A comprehensive company profile consisting of a company overview, company information as well as product benchmarking, and SWOT analysis for the most significant market players

* The present and future outlook for the sector about the latest developments involving growth opportunities, drivers, challenges, and limitations of both emerging and developed regions.

* Provides an in-depth study of the market from diverse perspectives by Porter’s Five Forces analysis

* Provides insights into the market using Value Chain

* Market dynamics, as well as growth opportunities for the Scanning Probe Microscopy market over the coming years

* Six months post-sales analyst assistance

Key Questions Answered in the Scanning Probe Microscopy Market Report

Report Delivery Format

  • Scanning probe microscopy PPT
  • Scanning probe microscopy PDF
  • Scanning probe microscopy Excel

Research Approach/Methodology

MWR’s research methodology is based on extensive use of secondary and primary data sources. The Scanning Probe Microscopy Market research involves the analysis of various aspects impacting the industry, including the policies of the government, the competitive landscape, the market environment and historical data, as well as current developments in the market technological innovation, emerging technologies, and the advancement of technology in related industries, and potential market risks as well as market barriers and issues.

Market Size Estimation

Bottom-up and top-down approaches are employed to verify the size of the global product market and to estimate the size of the Scanning Probe Microscopy Market for companies’ regions, regions segment as well as product segments and applications (end users). The market estimates are built on the product’s retail price (excluding discounts offered by the distributor, manufacturer, wholesaler, trader, or).

Partially splits, market shares and breakdown of product segments are calculated based on the weights allocated to each segment based on their usage rate and average sale price. The regional splits of the total product market and sub-segments are determined by the per cent of adoption or use of the particular product within the specific region or country.

Top key players of the Scanning Probe Microscopy Market is determined through secondary data, and the market revenue is determined by secondary and primary approach. Secondary research comprised the study of financial and annual reports of the largest companies. In contrast, primary research involved extensive interviews with opinion makers and experts in the industry like experienced front-line employees, directors, CEOs, and marketing managers.

The market share, percentage splits and Growth Rate, as well as the market structure of the product, are calculated from secondary sources and then verified by primary sources. All potential factors that affect the markets are verified by conducting primary analysis, and then analyzed to obtain the final qualitative and quantitative results.

Market Breakdown, Data and Triangulation

After completing market engineering, including calculations of market statistics, size estimations, forecasting of market breakdown, and data triangulation, a lot of analysis are then conducted to collect details and to confirm the numbers to be verified.

Throughout the entire method of market engineering, top-down and bottom-up methods are were widely used, together with a variety of triangulation techniques for market estimation and forecasting of market trends for the entire market segment and sub-segments . A thorough analysis of quantitative data is also carried out using all the data gathered during the entire market engineering process to present important information throughout the research.

Data Sources

Secondary Sources

Secondary sources include annual reports, press releases, non-profit organizations and industry associations, government agencies, customs information, and others. This study focuses on extensive use of secondary sources, directories, databases, and directories like Bloomberg Business, Wind Info, Hoovers, Factiva (Dow Jones and Company) and trading ECONOMICS and News Network, Statista, Federal Reserve Economic Data, annual reports, BIS Statistics, ICIS and company house documents CAS (American Chemical Society) and investor presentations along with SEC filings of corporations.

Secondary research are utilized to discover and gather details that could be used for a thorough technological, market-oriented and commercial analysis of the product market. It also helps collecting necessary information on the most prominent companies, market classification and segmentation by market trends from the lowest level, and critical technological and market developments.

Primary Sources

For the research process, different sources from both the demand and supply sides are being interviewed to collect quantitative and qualitative information. The primary sources on the supply side comprise companies (and their rivals) and opinion leaders, experts from the industry and research institutes, distributors, traders and dealers, raw material suppliers and producers, etc.

The primary sources for demand-side information are industry experts, such as business leaders, sales and marketing directors, directors of innovation and technology supply chain executives, the market (product buyers) and top executives from a variety of key organizations and companies operating globally.

The primary studies are then conducted to find segments, types of segmentation, price ranges, application of the product important company, raw materials supply and demand downstream as well as the status of the industry and its forecast, and the fundamental market dynamics, such as risk factors, influence factors and opportunities obstacles to market entry, trends in the industry, and the strategies of key players.

COVID-19 impact Analysis of Scanning Probe Microscopy Market

To understand the impact of COVID, we must understand the supply chain of the industry and the value chain. By analysing the supply chain, we understand the bottlenecks affecting the industry’s growth. And by analysing the value chain, we understand what value each component adds to the entire industry. We then try to understand the COVID impact has on the industry by trying to find answers to the following questions: 

How many jobs have been lost?

How many people have died due to COVID?

How did the Government respond, and what measures Government has taken to revive a Scanning Probe Microscopy Market industry?

How companies have responded to COVID?

What growth rate companies are expecting in the Scanning Probe Microscopy Market?

We also analyse their annual reports and press releases to understand their strategies post COVID. Then we move towards the primary research part and contact government officials and industry experts such as CEOs, COOs, Directors, VPs, Directors and Managers to understand what impact COVID has had on their businesses and what they are doing to cope with it.

We also try to understand their views regarding other financial aspects, such as recovery and obstacles in achieving pre-COVID growth and when they expect to achieve it.

Finally, after gathering the info from secondary and primary research, we try to form a model through which we gauge the COVID impact on a particular industry. (Scanning Probe Microscopy Market)

Table of Content

1.1 Overview of the Market
1.2 Scope of Report
1.3 Assumptions


3.1 Data Mining
3.2 Validation
3.3 Primary Interviews
3.4 List of Data Sources

4.1 Overview
4.2 Market Dynamics
4.2.1 Drivers
4.2.2 Restraints
4.2.3 Opportunities
4.3 Porters Five Force Model
4.4 Value Chain Analysis

5.1 Overview
5.2 Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM)
5.3 Near-Field Scanning Optical Microscopy (NSOM)
5.4 Scanning Tunneling Microscopy (STM)
5.5 Others

6.1 Overview
6.2 Nanotechnology
6.3 Material Science
6.4 Life Science
6.5 Others

7.1 Overview
7.2 North America
7.2.1 U.S.
7.2.2 Canada
7.2.3 Mexico
7.3 Europe
7.3.1 Germany
7.3.2 U.K.
7.3.3 France
7.3.4 Rest of Europe
7.4 Asia Pacific
7.4.1 China
7.4.2 Japan
7.4.3 India
7.4.4 Rest of Asia Pacific
7.5 Rest of the World
7.5.1 Latin America
7.5.2 Middle East

8.1 Overview
8.2 Company Market Ranking
8.3 Key Development Strategies


9.1 Klocke Nanotechnik
9.1.1 Overview
9.1.2 Financial Performance
9.1.3 Product Outlook
9.1.4 Key Developments

9.2 Omicron NanoTechnology GmbH
9.2.1 Overview
9.2.2 Financial Performance
9.2.3 Product Outlook
9.2.4 Key Developments

9.3 Hitachi High-Tech Science Corporation
9.3.1 Overview
9.3.2 Financial Performance
9.3.3 Product Outlook
9.3.4 Key Developments

9.4 Danish Micro Engineering A/S (DME)
9.4.1 Overview
9.4.2 Financial Performance
9.4.3 Product Outlook
9.4.4 Key Developments

9.5 Agilent Technologies
9.5.1 Overview
9.5.2 Financial Performance
9.5.3 Product Outlook
9.5.4 Key Developments

9.6 RHK Technology, Inc.
9.6.1 Overview
9.6.2 Financial Performance
9.6.3 Product Outlook
9.6.4 Key Developments

9.7 Bruker Nano
9.7.1 Overview
9.7.2 Financial Performance
9.7.3 Product Outlook
9.7.4 Key Developments

9.8 Danish Micro Engineering
9.8.1 Overview
9.8.2 Financial Performance
9.8.3 Product Outlook
9.8.4 Key Developments

9.9 Schaefer Technology
9.9.1 Overview
9.9.2 Financial Performance
9.9.3 Product Outlook
9.9.4 Key Developments

10 Appendix
10.1 Related Research


Technology Type
  • Atomic Force Microscopes (AFM)
  • Scanning Tunneling Microscopes (STM)
  • Near-field Scanning Optical Microscopes (NSOM
  • Semiconductors
  • Materials and Nanomaterials Research
  • Life Sciences

Major Companies

Klocke Nanotechnik, Omicron NanoTechnology GmbH, Hitachi High-Tech Science Corporation, Danish Micro Engineering A/S (DME), Agilent Technologies, RHK Technology Inc., Bruker Nano, Danish Micro Engineering, and Schaefer Technology.

Why Choose MWR

Quality Research

Our goal is to provide high-quality data that stimulates growth and creates a win-win situations

Unlimited User Access 

We offer Corporate User license access on all our reports in which you can share the report with your entire team without any restrictions

Free Company Inclusion 

We give you an option to include 3-4 additional company players of your choice in our report without any extra charges

Post Sale Assistance

Unlimited post sales service with an account manager dedicated to making sure that all your needs are met

Covid-19 Impact Analysis

All our research report includes latest Covid-19 Impact and its analysis

Download Free Sample PDF

444 Alaska Avenue

Suite #BAA205 Torrance, CA 90503 USA

+1 424 360 2221

24/7 Customer Support

Download Free Sample PDF