Quantum Sensors Market Research Report- Forecast till 2027

Quantum Sensors Market By Product (Atomic Clocks, Gravity Sensors, Photosynthetically Active Radiation (PAR) Quantum Sensors, Magnetic Sensors), Verticals (Automotive, Oil and Gas, Military and Defense, Agriculture and Healthcare) - Forecast to 2027

ID: MRFR/SEM/3835-CR | February 2020 | Region: Global | 94 Pages         

Quantum Sensors Market

Quantum Sensors Market is to reach USD 300 Million by 2023, and 5.49 % CAGR during the forecast period (2018-2023).


By Product Atomic Clocks Photosynthetically Active Radiation (Par) Gravity Sensors Magnetic Sensors Quantum Sensors
By Verticals Oil & Gas Military & Defense Automotive Healthcare Agriculture

Key Players

  • Radix
  • Networking (Oscilloquartz)
  • AdSense
  • GWR Instruments Inc.
  • Technology (Microsemi)
  • METER Group
  • Spectrum Technologies Inc.
  • Adcon Telemetry Gmbh
  • Microchip
  • Apogee Instrument Inc.
  • Impedance Ltd.
  • Biospherical Instruments Inc
  • Thomas Industrial Network Inc.
  • M-Squared Lasers Limited
  • ADVA
  • Skye Instruments Ltd.


  • Rising demand from the electronics automotive healthcare and defense sectors
  • Growing investments across different sectors.
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Quantum Sensors Market overview 

Global Quantum Sensors Market is expected to reach USD 300 Million by 2023, registering a 5.49 % CAGR during the forecast period (2018-2023). These quantum technologies are ultra-sensitive that is used for navigational purposes. Suing maps, magnetic force and inertia navigation is possible with it. The accuracy of the quantum sensors is exceptional.

Today, atomic quantum clocks are gaining high traction. They are useful for high frequency and stable tasks. Due to this many communication technologies are adopting these sensors. The demand from various industries is rising. Automotive, defence and healthcare are some of the industries that require these sensors. The credibility of these sensors is making them popular in various sectors. Accuracy is another feature making it popular in various industrial domains. Quantum cryptography is a useful device in many industries.

In the upcoming years, the next-gen technologies will use quantum sensors. The rising applications will contribute to high Quantum Sensors Market Revenue. Military and defence are two industries that have high use of these sensors. Marine industries use these sensors for navigational purposes. Submarines require highly efficient navigational systems. Due to their high density, the quantum sensors are suitable for marine operations. Some of these submarines come with inbuilt sensors. Even nuclear magnetic resonance needs quantum sensors. As per Quantum Sensors Market Forecast all these factors will contribute to the highest demand.

Covid analysis 

The outbreak of covid 19 is affecting the operations of many industries. Even the quantum sensors market is facing a decline in demand. There are end-users of the market that face revenue losses. Healthcare, automotive and electronics are industries facing losses. Lockdown and restrictions were severe in 2021.

 However, these restrictions are getting better. Since 2022 the business has witnessed a growth rate. Quantum sensors market growth is surging. The sensor field is becoming popular. Some of these applications are effective positioning, clocks, ultramicroscopy, electrical, magnetic field, optical resolution and much more.

Today, the quantum sensors in many measurement devices are rising. Atomic clocks are now commercial. They are available in both large and small sizes. The use of ultraviolet frequencies and much more crucial applications are rising. All these factors contribute to the positive growth of the quantum sensors market. 

Market Dynamics 

  • Crucial Market Drivers 

The rising use of IoT is a crucial demand driver of the quantum sensors market. The adoption of quantum sensors is growing rapidly. Especially, the devices such as gravity, acceleration, imaging, motion, and rotation are some of the measuring devices using quantum sensors. Most of these devices are connected. As per an international journal, most of the companies are already adopting connected technologies.

These highly precise measurement devices have crucial benefits. Many aerospace, automotive sectors use these sensors in GPS. Accurate navigation and precise routes are possible. The expansion of IoT has a positive effect on the quantum sensors market. Furthermore, demand from other industries is a crucial driver. The healthcare sector has increased use. Especially, medical devices have the usage of the quantum sensor.

There is industrial, aerospace, defence and electronics sector using the sensors. This demand driver will lead to high quantum sensors market expansion. Industrialization is another factor that rises Quantum Sensors Market Demand. Industries 5.0 are happening in many places. It is leading to more adoption of IoT in many regions. All these factors will have a positive impact on the quantum sensors market. The exposure of quantum sensors is more due to these drivers. 

  • Growth Opportunities 

The emergence of autonomous vehicles will create growth opportunities. Quantum sensing has complex applications. This type of sensing is rapidly moving forward. The use of quantum sensing in autonomous vehicles offers exceptional growth possibilities. Autonomous vehicles operate without human intervention. These vehicles are fed with navigational routes. These routes need to be accurate. Otherwise, the vehicle can end up in accidents. The sensitivity and reliability of quantum sensing are suitable for autonomous vehicles.

Secure navigation is the key benefit of it. Even the top automotive companies are launching autonomous vehicles. The rising investment from top automobile owners benefits the quantum sensors market. Furthermore, the medical industry is creating a revolution. Medical imaging is a crucial process in the medical industry. The use of quantum sensors in medical imaging is rising. This medical imaging with sensors is highly reliable and accurate.

Further, the use of these sensors in medical devices helps to screen and treat chronic diseases. Also, the launch of new quantum sensing technologies adds more growth. Today, quantum technologies are versatile. They are available for plenty of industries. Also, the sensing capacity is becoming better with time. All these factors will create much more quantum sensors market growth opportunities. 

  • The Market Restraints 

The complexities in quantum sensors are restraints in the quantum sensors market. There are less practical uses of quantum sensors. The sensing capabilities of these devices are highly sensitive. It is one of the complex features of this technology. When using these sensors avoiding external disturbances is difficult.

Due to the high sensitivity, these devices sense other unnecessary things. These sensors are more accurate than traditional sensors. However, practical uses of it are less. There is lesser availability of these sensors. Also, the lack of knowledge to use it is another challenge. All these restraints can impede quantum sensors market growth. 

  • The Market Challenges 

The high cost of quantum sensors is a challenging factor. Traditional sensors are less pricey. Due to this, they have high demand from the end-users. Most of the customers prefer low-cost alternatives. Due to high costs, the demand can decline. Practical cost is what is missing in quantum technologies. Further, they are not commercially attractive.

The uses and benefits of quantum sensors are still less among many individuals. There is a need for high awareness about the benefits of this product. All these challenges can have a high impact on the quantum sensors market. Expansion can curb due to these market challenges. 

  • Cumulative Growth Analysis 

The Quantum Sensors Market Analysis shows steady growth. Some factors influence the demand of the quantum sensors market. The use of IoT technologies is positively impacting the market. The use of quantum sensors in measuring devices increases demand. Also, demand from healthcare, automotive and other sectors contributes to growth.

All these factors will increase revenue rates. Industry 5.0 will be a breakthrough for this market. It will rise production and expansion of the market. However, technical complexities and high costs are hindrances. Still, growth is substantial with high growth opportunities. There are growth possibilities due to autonomous vehicles. 

  • Value Chain Analysis 

Europe will dominate with Quantum Sensors Market Share. The European market holds about 36% of the shares. The demand for quantum sensors is immense in this market. Military and defence industries have a high need for these sensors. The UK is a key investor in quantum technologies.

Measuring devices, automotive and electronics industries have high market demand. There are plenty of research and developments programs in the quantum sensors market. This will result in high demand and supply for the market. Many countries support quantum sensors. The key players are developing new quantum technologies in the quantum sensors market. All these will make Europe a profitable region. 

Segment overview 

By Product 

  • Atomic Clocks

  • Photosynthetically Active Radiation (PAR)

  • Gravity Sensors

  • Magnetic Sensors

  • Quantum Sensors

By Verticals

  • Oil & Gas

  • Military & Defense

  • Automotive

  • Healthcare 

  • Agriculture

By Region 

  • Europe

  • the Asia Pacific

  • North America

    • Rest of the World (Row)

Competitive landscape 

The competition in the Quantum Sensors Market is rising. There are few key players in the market. In the forecast, the entrance of the key players will increase. There are market acquisitions, expansion and mergers that will happen in the quantum sensors market. 

Regional analysis 

The Quantum Sensors Market key regional players are Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. Europe will continue to dominate with high demand. High investments will contribute to the highest growth. Also, key players will take plenty of initiatives. North America is the next largest region with the highest shares.

The need for quantum sensors in medical devices is a crucial driver. Further, the manufacturing sector has a high demand. Furthermore, Asia Pacific is the region with the fastest growth. There are both small and medium-sized firms in the quantum sensors market. All these key players will have exceptional demand. Also, the growth opportunities in these regions are massive. 

The key players of the Quantum Sensors Market are 

  1. Radix

  2. Networking (Oscilloquartz)

  3. AdSense

  4. GWR Instruments Inc.

  5. Technology (Microsemi)

  6. METER Group

  7. Spectrum Technologies Inc.

  8. Adcon Telemetry Gmbh

  9. Microchip

  10. Apogee Instrument Inc.

  11. Impedance Ltd.

  12. Biospherical Instruments Inc

  13. Thomas Industrial Network Inc.

  14. M-Squared Lasers Limited

  15. ADVA

  16. Skye Instruments Ltd.

Recent Developments 

  1. The Rafael industries are announcing their use of quantum technologies. The investment from this end-user is in the millions. The use of these sensors is crucial in the battlefield and GPS functions. 

  1. The key players of the quantum sensors market are witnessing demand from tracing firms. The quantum sensors will have applications to trace chemical and illegal drugs. 

Report Overview 

  1. Market Overview Highlights 

  2. Analysis Based Upon COVID 19

  3. Explanation upon the Market Dynamics

  4. Value Chain Analysis

  5. Market Segmentation Overview

  6. The Regional Analysis

  7. Competitive Landscape Analysis

  8. Recent Developments

Report Scope:
Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   USD 300 Million
  CAGR   5.49%
  Base Year   2019
  Forecast Period   2020-2027
  Historical Data   2018
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Million)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   Product, Verticals
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   Radix, AdSense, GWR Instruments Inc., Networking (Oscilloquartz), Technology (Microsemi), Spectrum Technologies Inc., Adcon Telemetry Gmbh, METER Group, Apogee Instrument Inc., Microchip, Impedans Ltd., Thomas Industrial Network Inc., M-Squared Lasers Limited, Biospherical Instruments Inc., Skye Instruments Ltd., ADVA
  Key Market Opportunities

  • Miniaturization of sensors, the rising development in IoT & IIoT technology, and the proliferation of industry 4.0 and the advent of 5.0.
  • Shifting trends in the consumer market and the rising developments in industrialization.
  •   Key Market Drivers

  • Rising demand from the electronics, automotive, healthcare, and defense sectors.
  • Growing investments across different sectors.

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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

    The quantum sensors are expected to gain a significant market share owing to the precision and credulity of the products that are being deployed in several industries.

    AOSense, one of the companies profiled in the report, has developed a quantum sensor, which NASA is using to detect changes in the earth’s structure. Some of the other key competitors in the market are GWR Instruments Inc. Spectrum Technologies Inc., METER Group and Adcon Telemetry Gmbh to name a few.

    The market stands to rake in incomes worth USD 300 million by the year 2027.

    The sectors that are actively increasing the use of quantum sensors are automotive, healthcare, and military & defense.

    The European region is expected to display a robust growth pace in the course of the forecast period.

    Quantum Sensors Market Competitive Landscape
    The quantum sensors market consists of various privately held consulting firms. Growing penetration of quantum technology including quantum cryptography and quantum cryptology in healthcare and growing modifications and developments of next-generation sensors is positively impacting the quantum sensors market. The manufacturing firms compete with each other to provide cost-efficient and technologically advanced sensors to businesses and customers. The quantum sensor manufacturers and providers offer a wide range of quantum sensors ranging from gravimeters to PAR sensors. However, according to MRFR analysis, the growth of the quantum sensor manufacturers is dependent on market conditions, digitization, as well as industrial development.

    AOSense (US), Radix (India), Apogee Instruments Inc. (US), GWR Instruments Inc. (US), Microchip Technology (US), M-Squared Lasers Limited (UK), Muquans (UK), ADVA Optical Networking (Germany), Spectrum Technologies Inc. (US), Impedans Ltd. (UK), Thomas Industrial Network Inc. (US), Skye Instruments Inc. (UK), METER Group (US), Biospherical Instruments Inc. (US), and Adcon Telemetry Gmbh (Austria) are some of the prominent players competing in the quantum sensors market to provide better and technologically advanced products in order to increase their geographical presence and enhance customer and business engagement.

    These companies follow an organic as well as inorganic growth approach through product and service upgrades, partnerships, and collaborations to offer sensors for companies to sustain competition. The prominent players are highly focused on offering products to provide accurate and secure sensors in various military and defence, automotive, healthcare, transportation and navigation, and other verticals. Additionally, it is witnessed that improvements of the global economic scenario combined with technical advancements along with an increase in the need for business and industrial centric sensors is fueling the growth of the market. The niche environment in the quantum sensors market is likely to intensify to get competitive due to the increasing technological innovations, and mergers and acquisitions.

    AOSense engages in the development and manufacturing of quantum technology along with inertial and gravity sensors. The company specializes in atom optic techniques. The optic techniques are used in the development of a variety of systems and devices, used for navigation, timekeeping, gravity measurement, quantum computing, and geophysical exploration. Additionally, the company recently launched a navigation-system which combines the traditional atomic inertial and solid-state sensor technology.

    Radix engages in manufacturing a variety of sensors, instruments, control panels, automation, and gauges for monitoring pressure and temperature. The company offers comprehensive SCADA and PLC automation solutions. Furthermore, the company engages in system integration along with the construction of control panels. The sensors offered by Radix are customized for every client according to end-use application.

    Apogee Instruments Inc. engages in the creation of instruments comprising sensors, cables, radiometers, and others. These instruments are used for measuring climate changes, renewable energy, monitoring and developing renewable energy, and sustainable food production. The company is also associated with the manufacturing and production of sensors including quantum sensors, UV sensors, NDVI and PRI sensors, photometric sensors, temperature sensors, oxygen sensors, and others. Apogee Instruments Inc. launched a solution for field logging with full-spectrum quantum USB sensor.

    GWR Instruments Inc. engages in the manufacturing of superconducting gravimeters. These gravimeters are sensors which are designed especially for geophysical research, including hydrology, seismology, volcanology, sea level change, tectonics, and lunar laser ranging. The company includes applications for geothermal, low frequency, hydrological, and volcanic monitoring.

    Microsemi is a subsidiary of Microchip Technology Inc. which engages in the development and manufacturing of semiconductor products. The company operates through two segments: technology licensing and semiconductor products. The semiconductor products segment offers designing, manufacturing, developing, and marketing tools, microcontrollers, semiconductors, and analog interface products. Microchip Technologies Inc. adopts organic as well as inorganic growth strategy as the company focuses on providing enhanced technology products and solutions to customers worldwide. The company strategizes its reach to customers by providing specialized semiconductor products, solutions, and applications with embedded solutions, software, and analog interface tools.