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Microwave and Millimeter Wave Vacuum Electron Devices

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Actionable Benefits

  • Will aid in resource planning and investment strategies for these segments.
  • Provides a forward-looking evaluation of defense electronics spending and positioning to aid market participation.
  • Useful for an analysis of the health of the end industries and markets (defense, air/sea navigation, medical and industrial).

Critical Questions Answered

  • Who uses these devices?
  • Who are the major manufacturers?
  • How long will this market continue?
  • How big is this business?
  • Will there be new market entrants?
  • Why have RF power semiconductors been slow to penetrate the high-power microwave and millimeter wave VED marketplace?
  • Will Gallium Nitride devices start to erode the VED dominance of high-power microwave and millimeter wave amplifiers?

Research Highlights

  • A detailed descriptive breakdown of the five major sub-segments of this market (TWT, Klystron, Magnetron, Crossed-Field Amplifier and Gyrotron).
  • How the 5-year forecast affects defense, avionics, medical and industrial relationships.
  • The competitive positioning of GaN semiconductors versus VEDs.

Who Should Read This?

  • Defense electronics companies.
  • Energy and scientific research organizations.
  • Spacecraft and spacecraft electronics manufacturers.
  • Vacuum electron device manufacturers.
  • RF power semiconductor users.
  • RF power semiconductor manufacturers.
  • Governmental agencies.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1.1. The Increasing Threat from Gallium Nitride Semiconductor Devices
1.2. Business Segment Discussion

2. TECHNOLOGY IMPLICATIONS

2.1. Microwave and Millimeter Wave High-Power VEDs

3. MARKET ASSESSMENT

3.1. The Present Market Environment
3.2. The Vendor Picture
3.3. Sub-Segment Discussion