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Semiconductor Industry and Equipment Markets in China

China is by far the largest consumer of semiconductors; it accounts for about 45 percent of the worldwide demand for chips, used both in China and for exports. But more than 90 percent of its consumption relies on imported integrated circuits. Integrated-circuit companies in China entered the semiconductor market late—some two decades after the rest […]

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Semiconductor Chemicals And Materials – Key Industry Trends

Semiconductor Chemicals and Materials Market Chemicals are used in a variety of processes in semiconductor manufacturing. All are used in IC manufacturing to varying degrees depending on the type of device architecture, cleaning-process chemistry and frequency of use, etching-process chemistry, method of thin film deposition, use of wet or dry etching, use of wet-etching machines […]

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CMP Consumables Market Resumes Sustainable Growth

The global CMP consumables market has resumed its growth trajectory prior to the 2008-2009 recession. At over $2.0B, 2013 CMP slurry and pad revenues are up 6.0% over 2012, and 2014 is projected to be up an additional 2.2%, according to a new report  “CMP Consumables 2014 – A Critical Materials Report“.  By 2019, the […]

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Tablet & Smart Phone Semiconductor Revenue and Shipment Forecast

Leading suppliers of high end smartphones include Samsung, Apple, Huawei, and LG. New research estimates that over $35 billion of 2013 worldwide semiconductor revenue was contributed to sales of products used in this high volume application.  In 2013 close to a billion smartphones were shipped worldwide and this market is expected to continue to grow at […]

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Extensive Usage in MRI & NMR, Electronics, and R&D Sectors Drives the Global Superconductors Market

ELECTRONICS.CA PUBLICATIONS announces the availability of a comprehensive global report on Superconductors market. Global market for Superconductors is projected to exceed US$8.8 billion by 2020, driven by its extensive usage in MRI, electronics, science and R&D areas for developing environment-friendly and energy efficient solutions. (more…)

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Analysis and Forecast of Nanomaterials for Electronics

According to a new market study, Nanomaterials for Solar Cells, Displays, Sensors, Lighting and RFID Market Analyses and Driving Forces, there is a myriad of applications using nanoparticles either on the market or under development. Considerable effort is being put into developing advanced defense applications for nanomaterials, which are unlikely to reach deployment for quite […]

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Global Silicon on Insulator Market

ELECTRONICS.CA PUBLICATIONS announces the availability of a new report entitled “Silicon on Insulator Market Technology – Global Forecast to 2020”. The global silicon-on-insulator market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 18.9% from 2014 to 2020. This growth is attributed to the growing smartphone and consumer electronics and the increasing trend of the Internet […]

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300mm – 450mm Wafer Issues and Market Trends

300mm – 450mm Wafer Market Trends – Copper – Low-K Convergence: Timing, Trends, Issues, Market Analysis The semiconductor industry has been increasing the size of wafers about every 10 years. In 2000, semiconductor device manufacturers migrated from 200 mm substrates to 300 mm substrates due to technological advances and manufacturing cost advantages. 300 mm wafers […]

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Is Silicon Wafer Pricing on Its Way Up Again?

The 2013 market for semiconductor silicon wafers totaled $7.5B, down 16% from 2012, according to a new report, “Silicon Wafers for Semiconductor Device Processing 2014 – Critical Materials Report.” The 2014 outlook is for 1% growth to $7.7B. The silicon wafer market is expected to grow to $8.7B by 2015, according to Techcet Research Group. […]

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Image Sensor Market is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 8.06% from 2014 to 2020

Image sensor is a vital part of any imaging device that converts the optical information into electrical signals. In 1960s, image sensors have gone through several technological advancements due to the continuous demand in the market for higher resolution, smaller form factor and lower power consumption. Image sensors are being widely used in consumer sector […]

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