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Silicon on Insulator Market by Technology (BESOI, ELTRAN, SOS, SIMOX and Smart-Cut), Product (Optical SOI, SOI Transistor, MEMS, Image Sensor and Memory Devices), Application (Automotive, Computing & Mobile) and Geography - Global Forecast to 2020

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Publishing Date: September 2014
Report Code: SE 2737

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Silicon on Insulator market is expected $2145.1 Million by 2020 grow at a CAGR of 18.9% from 2014 to 2020.

The recent advancements in technology have reached a level, where it is now possible to equip objects with intelligence and convenient communication. With the rate of proliferation of wafers and chips, Silicon on Insulator is on its way to become the most popular semiconductor wafer globally. SOI is expected to bring the wave of ubiquitous sensing.

The potential value in the Silicon on Insulator is huge and for organizations, businesses which can capture and adapt to SoI trends, technological innovations, SOI is expected to offer an exponential growth opportunity. In fact, leading semiconductor companies across the globe seem to have realized the potential of the Silicon on Insulator market. Therefore, there are series of collaborations and partnerships happening around the world, that too, all across the value chain.

This report provides the current size of the Silicon on Insulator market in 2013, and also forecasts the same for the period 2014-2020. The Silicon on Insulator market is segmented into markets by application verticals which are expected to bring about a game changing revolution in the next few years. The market by application identifies and analyzes key areas such as automotive, computing, entertainment & gaming, photonics and telecom instruments. Under each of this application segment, market for key sub-segments or devices has been given. The report also presents a geographic analysis of the market penetration in terms of unit shipments or market size in terms of value for the Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific (APAC), and Rest of the World (RoW).

Besides detailed analysis, drivers, restraints, and opportunities are presented along with current application and technology trends of the Silicon on Insulator market. Also included in the report is an insightful and quantitative Porter’s analysis of the market forces. This analysis attempts to give an overview of some of the factors, which play a crucial role in determining the attractiveness of the vast Silicon on Insulator market. This report also includes a predictive analysis of mainstream adoption of a few technological trends and SOI-relevant markets over a given period of time. This technology is used in different products such as optical SOI, RF SOI, SOI transistor, MEMS, image sensor, and memory devices

The report also draws an in-depth competitive landscape of various devices and application sub-segments falling under the overall Silicon on Insulator market. This section analyzes the major players and the strategies adopted by them for growth in the market.

This report profiles all the major companies involved in the field of Silicon on Insulator such as Applied Material Inc. (U.S.), ARM Holding (U.K.), IBM Corp. (U.S.), Free scale Semiconductors (U.S.), Global Foundries (U.S.), Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd. (Japan), Soitec SA (France), STMicroelectronics (Switzerland), SunEdison (U.S.) Synopsis Inc.(U.S.) Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp. (Taiwan), United Microchip Corp. (Taiwan).

The report has been segmented based on:-

Market by Technology:

The Silicon on Insulator market is segmented into Bond and Etch-Back SOI (BESOI), Epitaxial Layer Transfer (ELTRAN), Silicon-On-Sapphire (SOS), Separation by Implantation Of Oxygen (SIMOX), and Smart Cut Technique.

Market by product:

Optical SOI, RF SOI, SOI Transistor, MEMS, Image Sensor, Memory Device, and others are covered under Silicon on Insulator products in the report. The optical SOI covers SOI based Optical Waveguide and Optical Active cable. The SOI based RF is further segmented into RF Switch and RF Circuit.

Market By application:

SOI products are used across various applications such as consumer electronics, communication, lightings, and many others. The report covers Silicon on Insulator applications under automotive, computing & mobile, entertainment & gaming, photonics, telecom instruments, and others segments. Computing & mobile, automotive, entertainment & gaming are few segments that use Silicon on Insulator products actively.

Market by geography:

The report divides the Silicon on Insulator market into four major regions, namely- the Americas, Europe, (Asia-Pacific) APAC, and Rest of the World (RoW). The Americas region covers both North America and South America. In Americas, the main country that holds the major market share is the U.S. In Europe, France, Germany, and U.K. contribute to the SOI market. China, Japan, and Taiwan are major markets for Silicon on Insulator in the APAC region. The Middle East, Africa, and other small markets are covered under the RoW section.

Table of Contents 
 
1 Introduction (Page No.- 16)
    1.1 Objectives of the Study
    1.2 Report Description
    1.3 Markets Covered
    1.4 Stakeholders

2 Research Methodology (Page No.- 19)
    2.1 Description of the Silicon on Insulator (SOI) Demand Model
    2.2 Market Size Estimation
    2.3 Market Crackdown and Data Trangulation
    2.4 Market Share Estimation
          2.4.1 Key Points Taken From Secondary Sources
          2.4.2 Key Points Taken From Primary Sources
                   2.4.2.1 Key Industry Insights
    2.5 Assumptions

3 Executive Summary (Page No.- 27)

4 Premium Insights (Page No.- 31)
    4.1 Attractive Market Opportunities in the Silicon-on-Insulator Market
    4.2 Thick-Film and Thin-Film SOI Wafer Market
    4.3 Silicon-on-Insulator Market – Top Three Product Segments
    4.4 Silicon-on-Insulator Market in Asia-Pacific Region
    4.5 Silicon-on-Insulator Market: Developed and Developing Nations
    4.6 Silicon-on-Insulator Market, By Product (2013-2020)
    4.7 Silicon-on-Insulator Market, By Geography (2013-2020)
          4.7.1 Life Cycle Analysis, By Geography
    4.8 Market Investment Analysis
          4.8.1 Major Barriers for Investment in the SOI Market
          4.8.2 Major Pro-Factors for Investment in the SOI Market
    4.9 Supply and Demand Side Factor Analysis
 
5 Market Overview (Page No.- 40)
    5.1 Introduction
    5.2 Evolution
    5.3 Market Segmentation
          5.3.1 Silicon-on-Insulator Market By Product
          5.3.2 Silicon-on-Insulator Market By Technology
          5.3.3 Silicon-on-Insulator Market By Application
          5.3.4 Silicon-on-Insulator Market By Geography
    5.4 Market Dynamics
          5.4.1 Drivers
                   5.4.1.1 Growing Mobile and Consumer Electronics Market
                   5.4.1.2 Lower Wafer Cost and Gate Cost
                   5.4.1.3 Low Operating Voltage and High Performance
                   5.4.1.4 Miniaturization of Semiconductor Devices- Increasing Performance While Reducing Cost
          5.4.2 Restraints
                   5.4.2.1 Lack of Available Intellectual Property (IP) Ecosystem; Barrier to Broad Adoption of SOI
                   5.4.2.1.1 Current SOI Ip Ecosystem
                   5.4.2.2 History Effect (Threshold Voltage Dependent Switching)
          5.4.3 Oppurtunities
                   5.4.3.1 Growing Ic Industry in China to Pave New Growth Avenues
                   5.4.3.2 Internet of Things (IOT)
                   5.4.3.2.1 Major Companies Entering the Iot Market With SOI Devices
          5.4.4 Challenges
                   5.4.4.1 Adoption of Finfet Technology
          5.4.5 Burning Issue
                   5.4.5.1 Improper Ip Ecosystem: An Obstacle to SOI Adoption
                   5.4.5.1.1 Action Taken to Build Visible Ip Ecosystem

6 Industry Trends (Page No.- 54)
    6.1 Introduction
    6.2 Value Chain Analysis
          6.2.1 Ecosystem of SOI Market
    6.3 Supply Chain Analysis
    6.4 Key Influencers
    6.5 Porter’s Five forces Analysis
          6.5.1 Threat From New Entrants
          6.5.2 Threat of Substitutes
          6.5.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
          6.5.4 Bargaining Power of Buyers
          6.5.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
    6.6 Pest Analysis
          6.6.1 Political Factors
          6.6.2 Economic Factors
          6.6.3 Social Factors
          6.6.4 Technological Factors

7 Silicon-on-Insulator Market, By Technology (Page No.- 63)
    7.1 Introduction
    7.2 SOI Wafer Size
          7.2.1 Thick-Film SOI Wafer Market 
                    7.2.1.1 Application of Thick- Film SOI Wafer
                    7.2.1.2 Major Companies Producing Thick-Film SOI Wafer
          7.2.2 Thin-Film SOI Wafer Market
                    7.2.2.1 Application of Thin-Film SOI Wafer
                    7.2.2.2 Major Companies Producing Thin-Film SOI Wafer
    7.3 Bond and Etch-Back SOI (Besoi)
          7.3.1 Advantages
          7.3.2 Major Company Using Besoi Process
    7.4 Epitaxial Layer Transfer (Eltran)
          7.4.1 Eltran Process
          7.4.2 Advantages of Eltran Process
          7.4.3 Major Companies Using Eltran Process
    7.5 Silicon-on-Sapphire (SOS)
          7.5.1 Advantages of Silicon-on-Sapphire
          7.5.2 Major Companies Using Silicon-on-Sapphire
    7.6 Separation By Implantation of Oxygen (SIMOX)
          7.6.1 SIMOX Process
          7.6.2 Advantages of SIMOX
          7.6.3 Major Companies Using SIMOX
    7.7 Smart Cut
          7.7.1 Advantages of the Smart Cut Technique
          7.7.2 Application of SOI Wafers Manufactured Using the Smart Cut Technique
          7.7.3 Major Companies Using Smart Cut Technique

8 Silicon-on-Insulator Market, By Product (Page No.- 83)
    8.1 Introduction
    8.2 Optical SOI
           8.2.1 Optical Waveguide
                     8.2.1.1 Spot Size Convertor (Ssc) Placed Between Two Single Mode Fibers (SMF’s) to Reduce Coupling Losses
                     8.2.1.2 Application of SOI Optical Waveguide
                     8.2.1.3 Major Companies Using SOI Optical Waveguide
                     8.2.2 Optical Active Cable
                     8.2.2.1 Application of SOI Optical Active Cable
                     8.2.2.2 Major Companies Using SOI Optical Active Cable
    8.3 RF SOI
                     8.3.1 RF Switch
                     8.3.1.1 Application of SOI RF Switch
                     8.3.1.2 Major Companies Developing SOI RF Switch
           8.3.2 RF Circuit
                     8.3.2.1 Application of SOI RF Circuit
                     8.3.2.2 Major Companies Providing SOI RF Circuit
    8.4 Silicon-on-Insulator Transistor
           8.4.1 Application of SOI Transistor
    8.5 Mems
           8.5.1 Applications of SOI Mems
           8.5.2 Major Companies Manufacturing SOI Mems
    8.6 Image Sensor
           8.6.1 Application SOI Image Sensors
           8.6.2 Major Companies Manufacturing SOI Image Sensors
    8.7 Memory Device
           8.7.1 Application of SOI Memory Device
           8.7.2 Major Companies Developing SOI Memory Device
    8.8 Others
           8.8.1 Smartphone Battery Life

9 Silicon-on-Insulator Market, By Application (Page No.- 101)
    9.1 Introduction
    9.2 Automotive
          9.2.1 SOI Recent Developments: Automotive Application
    9.3 Computing & Mobile
          9.3.1 SOI Recent Developments: Computing & Mobile Application
    9.4 Entertainment& Gaming
          9.4.1 SOI Recent Developments:Entertainment & Gamingapplication
    9.5 Photonics
          9.5.1 SOI Recent Developments: Photonicsapplication
    9.6 Telecom Instruments
          9.6.1 SOI Recent Developments: Telecom Instruments Application
    9.7 Others
          9.7.1 Medical Devices
          9.7.2 Lighting Application
          9.7.3 Photovoltaic Applications,CMOS Imagers, and 3D Applications

10 Geographic Analysis (Page No.- 118)
     10.1 Introduction
     10.2 Americas
     10.3 Europe
     10.4 Asia-Pacific
     10.5 Rest of the World (ROW)

11 Competitive Landscape (Page No.- 131)
     11.1 Overview
     11.2 Competitive Situation and Trends
     11.3 New Product Launch
     11.4 Agreements, Partnerships & Collaborations
     11.5 Acquisitions
     11.6 Expansion & Others

12 Company Profile (Page No.- 139)
     (Overview, Products and Services, Financials, Strategy & Development)* 
     12.1 Applied Materials Inc.
     12.2 ARM Holdings PLC.
     12.3 Freescale Semiconductor Inc.
     12.4 Globalfoundries
     12.5 IBM Corporation
     12.6 SHIN-ETSU Chemical Co., Ltd (SEH)
     12.7 SOItec SA
     12.8 Stmicroelectronics
     12.9 Sunedison
     12.1 Synopsys Inc.
     12.11 Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited
     12.12 United Microelectronics Corporation

*Details on Overview, Products and Services, Financials, Strategy & Development Might Not Be Captured in Case of Unlisted Companies. 

13 Appendix (Page No.- 173)
     13.1 Discussion Guide
     13.2 Related Reports
     13.3 Available Customizations
     13.4 Introducing RT: Real Time Market Intelligence
 
 
List of Tables (85 Tables) 
  
Table 1 Growing Mobile and Consumer Electronics Market is Propelling the Growth of the SOI Market
Table 2 Lack of Available Intellectual Property (Ip) Ecosystem is Restraining the Market Growth
Table 3 The Growth of Ic Industry in China and Miniaturization of Device Are Paving New Growth Avenues for Players in the SOI Market
Table 4 Adoption of the Finfet Technology is Constraining the SOI Market
Table 5 Global Silicon-on-Insulator Market Size, By Technology 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 6 SOI Wafer Market Size, By Thickness, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 7 Besoi Technology Market, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 8 Besoi Technology Market Size, By Geography, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 9 Eltran Technology Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020, ($Million)
Table 10 Eltran Technology Market Size, By Geography, 2013-2020, ($Million)
Table 11 SOS Technology Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020, ($Million)
Table 12 SOS Technology Market Size, By Geography, 2013-2020, ($Million)
Table 13 SIMOX Technology Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020, ($Million)
Table 14 SIMOX Technology Market Size, By Geography, 2013-2020, ($Million)
Table 15 Smart-Cut Technology Market Size, By Application 2013-2020, ($Million)
Table 16 Smart-Cut Technology Market Size, By Geography, 2013-2020, ($Million)
Table 17 Silicon-on-Insulator Market Size , By Product, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 18 Optical SOI Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 19 Optical SOI Market Size, By Geography, 2013-2020, ($Million)
Table 20 RF SOI Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 21 RF SOI Market Size, By Geography, 2013-2020, ($Million)
Table 22 SOI Transistor Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 23 SOI Transistor Market Size, By Geography, 2013-2020, ($Million)
Table 24 Mems Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 25 Mems Market Size, By Geography, 2013-2020, ($Million)
Table 26 Image Sensor Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 27 Image Sensor Market Size, By Geography, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 28 Memory Device Market Size, By Application, 2013–2020 ($Million)
Table 29 Memory Device Market Size, By Geography, 2013-2020, ($Million)
Table 30 Others Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 31 Others Market Size, By Geography, 2013-2020, ($Million)
Table 32 Silicon-on-Insulator Market Size, By Application, 2013 - 2020 ($Million)
Table 33 Major Companies Using SOI Wafers in Automotive Applications
Table 34 SOI Automotive Market Size, By Product, 2013 - 2020 ($Million)
Table 35 SOI Automotive Market Size, By Technology, 2013 - 2020 ($Million)
Table 36 SOI Automotive Market Size, By Geography, 2013 - 2020 ($Million)
Table 37 Major Companies Using SOI Wafers in Computing & Mobileapplications
Table 38 SOI Computing & Mobile Market Size, By Product, 2013 - 2020 ($Million)
Table 39 SOI Computing & Mobile Market Size, By Technology, 2013 - 2020 ($Million) 
Table 40 SOI Computing & Mobile Market Size, By Geography, 2013 - 2020 ($Million) 
Table 41 Major Companies Using SOI Wafers in Gaming Applications
Table 42 SOI Entertainment & Gaming Market Size, By Product, 2013 - 2020 ($Million) 
Table 43 SOI Entertainment & Gaming Market Size, By Technology, 2013 - 2020 ($Million) 
Table 44 SOI Entertainment & Gaming Market Size, By Geography, 2013 - 2020 ($Million) 
Table 45 SOI Photonics Market Size, By Product, 2013 - 2020 ($Million)
Table 46 SOI Photonics Market Size, By Technology, 2013 - 2020 ($Million)
Table 47 SOI Photonics Market Size, By Geography, 2013 - 2020 ($Million)
Table 48 SOI Telecom Instruments Market Size, By Product, 2013 - 2020 ($Million) 
Table 49 SOI Telecom Instruments Market Size, By Technology, 2013 - 2020 ($Million) 
Table 50 SOI Telecom Instruments Market Size, By Geography, 2013 - 2020 ($Million) 
Table 51 Other SOI Application Market Size, By Product, 2013 - 2020 ($Million)
Table 52 Others SOI Application Market Size, By Technology, 2013 - 2020 ($Million) 
Table 53 Other SOI Application Market Size, By Geography, 2013 - 2020 ($Million)
Table 54 SOI Wafer Market, By Geography 2013 - 2020 ($Million)
Table 55 Americas: SOI Wafer Market Size, By Country, 2013 - 2020 ($Million)
Table 56 Americas: SOI Wafer Market Size, By Product, 2013 - 2020 ($Million)
Table 57 Americas: SOI Wafer Market Size, By Application, 2013 - 2020 ($Million)
Table 58 Americas: SOI Wafer Market Size, By Technology, 2013 - 2020 ($Million)
Table 59 Europe: SOI Wafer Market Size, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 60 Europe: SOI Wafer Market Size, By Product, 2013 - 2020 ($Million)
Table 61 Europe: SOI Wafer Market Size, By Application, 2013 - 2020 ($Million)
Table 62 Europe: SOI Wafer Market Size, By Technology, 2013 - 2020 ($Million)
Table 63 APAC: SOI Wafer Market Size, By Country, 2013 - 2020 ($Million)
Table 64 APAC: SOI Wafer Market Size, By Product, 2013 - 2020 ($Million)
Table 65 APAC: SOI Wafer Market Size, By Application, 2013 - 2020 ($Million)
Table 66 APAC: SOI Wafer Market Size, By Technology, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 67 ROW: SOI Wafer Market Size, By Product, 2013 - 2020 ($Million)
Table 68 ROW: SOI Wafer Market Size, By Application, 2013 - 2020 ($Million)
Table 69 ROW: SOI Wafer Market Size, By Technology, 2013 - 2020 ($Million)
Table 70 New Product Launch, 2011-2014
Table 71 Agreements, Partnerships & Collaborations 2012-2014
Table 72 Acquisition, 2011-2014
Table 73 Expansion & Others, 2011-2014
Table 74 Applied Materials Inc.: Products offerings
Table 75 Freescale Semiconductor Inc. : Products offerings
Table 76 Global Foundries : Business Overview
Table 77 Globalfoundries : Product offerings
Table 78 IBM Corporation: Products offerings
Table 79 SHIN-ETSU Chemical Co., Ltd.: Products offerings
Table 80 SOItec SA: Products offerings
Table 81 Stmicroelectronics: Products offerings
Table 82 Sunedison: Product offerings
Table 83 Synopsys Inc.: Products offerings
Table 84 TSMCLtd.: Products offerings
Table 85 United Microelectronics Co.: Products offerings
 
List of Figures (82 Figures) 
 
Figure 1 Silicon on Insulator Market Segmentation
Figure 2 Silicon on Insulator (SOI) Market: Research Methodology
Figure 3 Cagr (%) of SOI Market By Region
Figure 4 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 5 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Top-Down Approach
Figure 6 Breakdown of Primary Interviews: By Company Type, Designation, and Region
Figure 7 SOI Products Market Snapshot (2013 Vs 2020): Market for Image Sensors is Expected to Grow the Fastest in the Next Six Years ($Million)
Figure 8 Global SOI Wafer Product Market: Growth Trends (2013)
Figure 9 Global SOI Wafer Application Market: Growth Trends (2013)
Figure 10 Global SOI Wafer Market, By Geography, 2013
Figure 11 The Growing Mobile Market and Internet of Things Will Spur  the SOI Market 
Figure 12 Thick-Film SOI Wafers Market Growth is Attributed By Its Applications in Mems, Moems, and Photonic Ic’s
Figure 13 Miniaturization of Semiconductor Devices is Propelling the Growth of the Thin-Film SOI Wafer Market
Figure 14 SOI Transistor is Expected to Grow At the Fastest Rate Among the top Three Products in the Silicon on Insulator Market
Figure 15 RF Silicon-on-Insulator (SOI) Has A Lion’s Share in the Emerging Asia-Pacific Market 
Figure 16 Both Developed and Developing Economies Are Witnessing Growth in the SOI Market
Figure 17 1/2 of the Total Market Growth is Expected to Come From Top Three Product Segments in 2014-2020
Figure 18 Silicon-on-Insulator Market Size in Different Regions, 2014 and 2020
Figure 19 Asia-Pacific, Market is in the Exponential Growth Stage
Figure 20 SOI Market: Market Investment Analysis
Figure 21 Silicon-on-Insualtor Market: Supply and Demand Side Factor Analysis
Figure 22 Development In 3D SOI Technology and FD-SOI Will Play A Crucial Role in the SOI Industry
Figure 23 Silicon-on-Insulator Market Segmentation: By Product
Figure 24 Silicon-on-Market Segmentation: By Technology
Figure 25 Silicon-on-Insulator Market Segmentation: By Application
Figure 26 Silicon-on-Insulator Market Segmentation: By Geography
Figure 27 Growing Mobile and Consumer Electronic Products Will Spur the Demand for SOI Technology
Figure 28 Wafer Cost (Bulk CMOS V/S FD-SOI)
Figure 29 Wafer Cost (Finfet V/S FD-SOI)
Figure 30 Gate Cost ( Bulk CMOS V/S FD-SOI)
Figure 31 Gate Cost (Finfet V/S FD-SOI)
Figure 32 Ic Market By Geography
Figure 33 Silicon-on-Insulator Ecosystem in China
Figure 34 SOI Market Ecosystem
Figure 35 Value Chain Analysis (2013): Major Value is Added in R&D, Designing and Fabrication
Figure 36 Supply Chain: Direct Distribution is the Most Preferred Strategy Followed By Prominent Players
Figure 37 Porter’s Five forces Analysis (2013): Technical Superiority is Increasing the Competition in the Industry
Figure 38 Silicon-on-Insulator Market Segmentation, By Technology
Figure 39 SOI Manufacturing Techniques
Figure 40 Market Growth Witnessed By Different Fabrication Technology, in 2014 and 2020 
Figure 41 SOI Wafer Size
Figure 42 Wafer Bonding Process
Figure 43 Wafer Thinning Process
Figure 44 Eltran Process Flow for SOI Fabrication
Figure 45 Steps Invloved in SOS Wafer Fabrication Process
Figure 46 Step 1: Silicon Film formation for SOS Wafer Fabrication
Figure 47 Step 2: Implantation of Silicon Ions for SOS Wafer Fabrication
Figure 48 Step 3: After Heat Treatment and Surface Oxidation for SOS Fabrication 
Figure 49 Variation of Oxygen Profile During SIMOX Process (A) in Low Dose (B) in High Dose (C) After Implantation and Annealing At 1300 °C
Figure 50 Smart Cut Process Flow
Figure 51 Silicon-on-Insulator Market Segmentation, By Product
Figure 52 SOI Based Optical Products
Figure 53 Optical Active Cable
Figure 54 SOI Based RF Products
Figure 55 Block Diagram: RF Circuit
Figure 56 PDSOI V/S FDSOI
Figure 57 Fuctional Components of Mems
Figure 58 Types of Memory in Embedded Systems
Figure 59 Silicon on Insulator (SOI) Market Segmentation: By Application
Figure 60 Geographic Snapshot (2013)
Figure 61 Geographic Market Size Snapshot (2013 Vs 2020)
Figure 62 APAC – An Attractive Destination for All Product Categories
Figure 63 Europe: SOI Wafer Market Snapshot, By Country, 2013-2020
Figure 64 Asia-Pacific (APAC):SOI Market Snapshot
Figure 65 Leading Companies Adopted Product Innovation As the Key Growth Strategy Over the Last Three Years
Figure 66 Battle for Market Share: Agreements, Partnerships & Collaborations Was the Key Strategy
Figure 67 Competitive Situation and Trends
Figure 68 Applied Materials Inc : Business Overview
Figure 69 ARM Holdings PLC : Business Overview
Figure 70 Freescale Semiconductor Inc. : Business Overview
Figure 71 Freescale Semiconductor Inc.: SWOT Analysis
Figure 72 IBM Corporation : Business Overview
Figure 73 SHIN-ETSU Chemical Co., Ltd.: Business Overview
Figure 74 SHIN-ETSU Chemical Co., Ltd.: SWOT Analysis
Figure 75 SOItec SA : Business Overview
Figure 76 SOItec: SWOT Analysis
Figure 77 Stmicroelectronics : Business Overview
Figure 78 Stmicroelectronics: SWOT Analysis
Figure 79 Sunedison: Business Overview
Figure 80 Synopsys Inc.: Business Overview
Figure 81 TSMC Ltd.: Business Overview
Figure 82 United Microelectronics Co. : Business Overview

Silicon on Insulator has already revolutionized the consumer application industry. Various other SOI applications such as connected cars, consumer electronic products are also evolving and will further drive opportunities for many industry players across the large, complex Silicon on Insulator ecosystem. Huge R&D Investments and government funding in SOI research projects worldwide are driving the growth of the SOI market, especially in the U.S. (Americas), France (Europe), and China (Asia).

This report, based on the extensive research study on the Silicon on Insulator market, is aimed at identifying the major application verticals, where Silicon on Insulator is expected to bring about a game changing revolution in the years to come. The report covers several applications, namely- automotive, computing, entertainment & gaming, photonics, and telecom instruments. The major products that are made out of the SOI wafers are optical devices, RF devices, transistors, MEMS, image sensors, memory devices and others.

Projections with regards to the market size in terms of value have been provided till 2020 for the Silicon on Insulator and its sub-segment markets by application (Automotive, Computing & Mobile, Entertainment & Gaming, Photonics, and Telecom Instruments) and geography (Americas, Europe, APAC and RoW).

This report covers the overall dynamics of the entire Silicon on Insulator market, which includes drivers, restraints, and opportunities along with their impact in the current as well as the future scenario. A detailed analysis of the global SOI market, key current application trends, and emerging trends of Silicon on Insulator are presented in the report.

This report profiles all the major companies involved in the field of Silicon on Insulator such as Applied Material Inc. (U.S.), ARM Holding (U.K.), IBM Corp. (U.S.), Freescale Semiconductors (U.S.), Globalfoundries (U.S.), Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd. (Japan), Soitec SA (France), STMicroelectronics (Switzerland), SunEdison (U.S.) Synopsis Inc.(U.S.) Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp. (Taiwan), and United Microchip Corp. (Taiwan).

Silicon On Insulator (SOI) Market Size, 2013-2020 ($Million)

Silicon on Insulator Market

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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 of Things. The geographic expansion in emerging markets and increasing applications of SOI devices are expected to offer lucrative opportunities for the SOI players in the next six years.

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