Ultra Capacitor - Recent Technology and Market Forecast (2020)
Dublin, Oct. 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets
announced the addition of the "Ultra Capacitor - Recent Technology and Market
Forecast (2020)" report to their offering.
An ultra capacitor is called different names such as super capacitor,
electro-chemical capacitor, and EDLC (Electric Double Layer Capacitor).
However, ultra capacitors are divided into EDLCs using charge absorption of
electrical double layers, pseudo capacitors using the redox reaction, and
hybrid capacitors using both mechanisms.
The concept of storing electrical energy in the electrical double layer formed
at the electrode/electrolyte interface has been known since the late 1800s.
The first electrical storage device using the electric double layer was
reported by H.I Becker Becker of General Electric (U.S. Patent 2,800,616).
After that, Robert A. Rightmire, chemistry at the Standard Oil Company of Ohio
(SOHIO) invented a device in the format that can commonly be used, and filed a
patent on the invention (US3,288,641) in 1962, which was granted on November,
1966. It is Donald L. Boos of SOHIO that has formed the basis for the
electro-chemical capacitor technology by filing a follow-on patent (U.S.
3,536,963). In 1977, NEC commercialized its super capacitor for back-up power
devices for volatile clock chips and complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor
(CMOS) computer memories through years of design modification. This led to
commercialization of electro-chemical capacitors, and for 35 years, there have
been various technological innovations and applications.
The ultra capacitor market has grown through application to consumer
electronics. The most typical case is mobile phone applications such as
memories and time clocks. Based on these applications, the global ultra
capacitor market recorded 480 billion won in 2011. However, it is expected
that the market growth will be led by transportation applications in the
future, reaching 840 billion won in 2015 and 1 trillion 250 billion won in
2012 at the annual growth rate of 11.3%.
Ultra capacitors can be divided into ultra-small, small, medium, large, and
extra large size according to capacitance. The ultra-small and small product (
less than 1F) markets are expected to grow slightly, but the medium and large
product (more than 1F) markets will grow. It is also expected that the
ultra-large product market (more than 1000F) will grow rapidly especially in
the field of transportation.
This report provide comprehensive data about ultra capacitors. To forecast the
recent trend in material compositions, newest materials, latest technologies
by capacitor type, business trends of major ultra capacitor manufacturers in
the world, and ultra capacitor markets, almost all ultra capacitor products
are examined and the market survey and forecasts for each product are
Key Topics Covered:
2. Electrochemical Capacitor
3. Technology 1. (Technical Basis)
4. Technology 2. Recent Trend
5. Industry Status
7. Market Forecast
*Advanced Capacitor Technologies
*Asahi Kasei FDK Energy Device
*Shin-Kobe Electric Machinery
*Taiyo Yuden Energy Device
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