1. Silicon Wafers – Market Overview
1.2. Market Scope
2. Silicon Wafers Market – Executive Summary
3. Silicon Wafers Market – Market Landscape
3.1. Market Share Analysis
3.1.1. Comprehensive Market Share Analysis
3.2. Comparative Analysis
3.2.1. Competitor Benchmarking
3.2.2. Competitor Financial Analysis
3.2.3. Patent Analysis
3.2.4. End-User Profiling
4. Silicon Wafers Market– Market Forces
4.1. Market Drivers
4.1.1. Growing Demand for Miniaturization of Semiconductor Devices and its Components
4.1.2. Increasing Demand for Wearable Devices
4.1.3. Need of Automation in Automobiles
4.2. Market Constraints
4.2.1. Lack of Market Opportunities
4.3. Market Challenges
4.3.1. High Manufacturing Cost
4.4. Attractiveness of the Silicon Wafers Market Industry
4.4.1. Power of Suppliers
4.4.2. Power of Customers
4.4.3. Threat of New entrants
4.4.4. Threat of Substitution
4.4.5. Degree of Competition
5. Silicon Wafers Market– Strategic Analysis
5.1. Value Chain Analysis
5.2. Pricing Analysis
5.2.1. Influence Factor Analysis
5.2.2. Forecast of Prices
5.3. Opportunities Analysis
5.4. Life Cycle Analysis
5.5. Suppliers & Distributers
6. Silicon Wafers Market– By Wafer Size (Diameter)
6.2. = 150 mm
6.3. 200 mm
6.4. 300 mm
6.5. 450 mm
7. Silicon Wafers Market– By Doping Material
7.1.1. Boron (BBr3, B2O3, BCl3)
7.2.1. Phosphorous (POCl3, P2O5, PH3)
7.2.2. Antimony (Sb2O3)
7.2.3. Arsenic (As2O3, AsH3)
8. Silicon Wafers Market– By Type
8.1. Polished Wafers
8.2. Annealed Wafers
8.2.2. Hyper Hi-Wafers
8.3. Epitaxial Wafers
8.4. Diffused Wafers
8.5. SOI Wafer
9. Silicon Wafers Market– By End Users
9.2. Consumer Electronics
9.2.2. PC, Laptops, and Tablets
9.2.3. Mobile infrastructure
9.2.4. Home Appliances
9.3.1. Airbag Control
9.3.2. Anti-Lock Braking System
9.3.3. Car Navigation and Display
9.3.4. Power Doors and Windows
9.6.1. Motor Control Units
9.6.2. Power Supplies
9.6.3. Welding Devices
9.6.4. MEMS Fabrication
9.6.5. Opto-Electronic Components
10. Silicon Wafers Market– By Geography
10.2.1. North America
10.3.4. Rest of Europe
10.4.2. South Korea
10.4.5. Rest of Asia-Pacific
11. Market Entropy
11.2. Most Dominant Strategy
11.3. Mergers, Agreements & Partnerships
11.4. Acquisitions and Others
12. Company Profiles
12.1. SUMCO Corporation
12.2. Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
12.3. Siltronic AG
12.4. Wafer Works Corporation
12.5. Okmetic Oy
12.6. Sino-American Silicon Products Inc.
12.7. SunEdison Semiconductor, Ltd.
12.8. Silicon Materials, Inc.
12.9. Virginia Semiconductor Inc.
12.10. NexWafe GmbH
12.11. Tokuyama Corporation
12.12. REC Solar Holdings AS
12.13. Sil'tronix Silicon Technologies
12.14. LDK Solar Co. Ltd.
12.15. Wafer World Incorporated
*More than 10 Companies are profiled in this Research Report*
"*Financials would be provided on a best efforts basis for private companies"
13.3. Research Methodology
13.5. Compilation of Experts
Silicon wafers are vital components that are deployed in the manufacturing process of several semiconductor components. They are the elementary building block for the semiconductors which are employed in smallest sensor in a light bulb to the most advanced electronic system in the space shuttle. Silicon wafers can be molded in various sizes for numerous applications that includes fabrication of photoelectric cells, integrated circuits, sensors, MEMS, are among others. Silicon wafers aid as the building blocks of semiconductor industry and also the increasing demand for electronic devices and its components propels the growth of the silicon wafers market during the forecast period 2018-2028.
The market has been segmented by wafer size, doping material, type, and end user applications. Based on the wafer size the market is segmented into =150, 200, 300, and 450 mm diameter. On the basis of doping Material, the market is classified into N-Type, P-Type, and others. By type, the silicon wafers market is segmented into polished, annealed, epitaxial, diffused, SOI, and other wafers. For end use applications, the market is classified as consumer electronics, telecommunications, industrial, automotive, healthcare and among others.
These advancements in the semiconductor industry will upsurge the growth of silicon wafers market in the coming years. Rising demand for miniaturization of electronic components owing to the small size, high reliability, and low power consumption silicon wafers will also have a positive impact on the growth of the market. These attributes make silicon wafers suitable for use in numerous devices ranging from mobile phones and tablets to electronic components used in automobiles and medical equipment. However, there are some concerns with respect to adequately supply 200mm and 300mm silicon wafers to back the rising demand from IoT devices.
The overall market is also presented from the perspective of different geographic regions and the key countries in each region. APAC is the dominating market which held a major revenue share in 2017 and is estimated as fastest growing market during the forecast period, mainly driven by increasing demand for consumer electronics across the region.
Sample Companies Profiled in this Report are:
- SUMCO Corporation
- Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
- Siltronic AG
- Wafer Works Corporation
- Okmetic Oy
The methodology for estimating the silicon wafers market involved demand in the various industries. The segmentations have been cross-mapped extensively to understand various market dynamics. Simultaneously, the companies involved at integration and distribution level were also studied from the perspective of their services, geographical presence, annual turnover and few other parameters to substantiate the estimations. All these estimations were further validated through primary research and industry experts.