Compound Semiconductors: 2019 Roadmapping & Impact Assessment – High Power Electronics, Next Generation Communication, and Photonics are Driving Developments –

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This technology and innovation report offers insights on the recent
innovations in compound semiconductors. The scope of this research
service focuses mainly on some prominent compound semiconductor
materials such as GaN (gallium nitride) and SiC (silicon carbide), which
are opening up new avenues in the industries like power electronics
industry as a promising alternative for silicon semiconductors. This
research service also offers insights on applications that might evolve
in the next 5 to 6 years.

A compound semiconductor is the combination of two or more elements in
the periodic table. Compound semiconductors cater to 4 major industrial
segments which are high power electronics, photonics, sensors, and
communication. The power semiconductors are capable of acting as a
switch to amplify current or voltage which has enabled them to serve
diverse applications ranging from logic gates in the computer processors
to sound amplifiers.

Research and development toward improving the performance parameters of
compound semiconductors and to determine new semiconductor materials
which can become an alternative for silicon is an ongoing process.
Compound semiconductors are being developed in order to propel the rapid
advancements in technology like 5G (5th generation) communication,
wireless charging, and energy conversion.

This report covers various compound technologies and includes
the following modules:

  • Technology landscape
  • Applications assessment
  • Factors influencing development and adoption – Key drivers and
  • Global trends and innovation indicators
  • Stakeholder Initiatives and Innovation profiles
  • The breadth of applications impacted
  • Technology and application roadmaps showing the future prospects for
  • Strategic insights about the market and emerging trends

Key Topics Covered

1. Executive Summary

1.1 Research Scope

1.2 Research Methodology

1.3 Key Research Findings

2. Technology and Application Landscape Assessment

2.1 Technological Significance of Compound Semiconductors in Today’s
Electronics Industry

2.2 Characteristics of Most Commonly Used Compound Semiconductors

2.3 Emerging Applications, Silicon Limitations, and Miniaturization of
Circuits are Driving Compound Semiconductors

2.4 Energy Efficiency and Rising Demand for Green Energy Propels the
Development of Compound Semiconductors

2.5 High Cost of Production and Fabrication Complexities are Hampering
the Growth of Compound Semiconductors

2.6 Application Diversity of Compound Semiconductors

3. Compound Semiconductors – Global Trends, Patent, and Funding
Analysis, and Supply Chain Analysis

3.1 Compound Semiconductors Drive Opportunities in High Power
Electronics and RF

3.2 Academic and Industrial Collaborations and Initiatives of Japanese
Firms are Key Enablers of Compound Semiconductors

3.3 GaN and SiC are Dominating the Compound Semiconductor Research

3.4 Key Focus Areas and Major Patent Holders in Compound Semiconductors

3.5 Government Investment and Venture Funding are Enabling Developments
in Compound Semiconductors

3.6 Industry Value Chain of Compound Semiconductors

3.7 Supply Chain Model of Compound Semiconductors

3.8 Compound Semiconductor Innovations in North America

3.9 Compound Semiconductor Innovations in Europe

3.10 Compound Semiconductor Innovations in Asia

4. Compound Semiconductors – Impact Analysis, Future Roadmap,
and Growth Analysis

4.1 Technology Roadmap of Compound Semiconductors

4.2 Impact of Compound Semiconductors on 4 Major Industries – HPE,
Photonics, Communication, and Sensors

4.3 Material Innovations and Advancements in Wafer Fabrication
Technologies will Accelerate Growth in Compound Semiconductors

4.4 Device and System Module Manufacturers Encourage Developments in
Compound Semiconductor-based Products

4.5 From the Analyst’s Desk: What is the Nature of Competition and
Global Adoption Scenario for Compound Semiconductors

4.6 From the Analyst’s Desk: What are Key Attractive Applications and
Future Opportunities for Power Semiconductors?

5. Industry Contacts

5.1 Key Contacts

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