This new study from Paumanok Publications, Inc. offers the reader a granular break down of the global market for tantalum capacitors. The study includes an analysis of molded chip, coated chip, radial dip, molded radial, molded axial, hermetically sealed and wet slug tantalum capacitor market for FY 2015 with forecasts by year to FY 2020. The study addresses global market drivers and market challenges for this unique dielectric over the next five years. The study breaks down global value and volume of demand for tantalum capacitors from both an historical and forecast perspective in terms of value, volume and average unit pricing. The study addresses demand by end-use market segment in the computer, telecommunications infrastructure, automotive, consumer AV, wireless handset, defense, medical, instrumentation, industrial and oil& gas industries worldwide. The study also addresses global demand and forecasts by world region; as well as demand by channel of distribution. The study also offers FY 2015 global market shares in tantalum capacitors and forecasts new share data post acquisition for FY 2016. The study addresses key developments in the tantalum supply chain for ore, powder and wire; and addresses key issues with respect to the cost of goods sold for tantalum capacitors. The study also addresses key technology markets within the capacitor segment, including demand and forecasts for tantalum capacitors employing conductive polymer versus manganese cathode systems to 2020. The study addresses key technology trends and directions for tantalum capacitors over the next five years based upon anticipated improvements in powder CV/g values, operating temperature, vibration frequency and more. The study forecasts tantalum capacitor value, volume and pricing to 2020 as well as demand for tantalum capacitors by cathode system, end-use market segment, channel of distribution, world region and component configuration to 2020.