SPECIAL REPORTS:

The Global Market for Equipment and Materials for IC Manufacturing
This report examines and projects the technology of equipment and materials involved in the fabrication of VLSI semiconductor devices, their likely developments, why and when their introduction or demise will take place, what problems and choices are facing users, and where the opportunities and pitfalls are. This report discusses the technology trends, products, applications, and suppliers of chemicals (liquids and gases) and equipment (lithography, plasma etching, and CMP). It also gives insights to suppliers for future user needs and should assist them in long range planning, new product development and product improvement. Price: $4,995.00 - PDF or CD-ROM Only (Reports are up-to-date at the time of purchase)

SEMICONDUCTOR PROCESSING:

450mm/Copper/Low-K Convergence:Timing, Trends, Issues, Market Analysis
This report discusses the technological and economic impact on the 450mm/Cu/Low-K convergence. This report discusses the timing, trends, issues, and market analysis of 450mm wafers/tools, copper deposition/etch/CMP, and low-k materials. Markets are analyzed and projected. Price: $2,495.00 (Reports are up-to-date at the time of purchase)

Applied Materials: Competing for World Dominance
This report discusses the current strategies of Applied Materials as it competes for world dominance. Strategies of its competitors are also analyzed. Markets are analyzed and projected, and market shares for Applied Materials and its competitors are detailed. Price: $2,495.00 (Reports are up-to-date at the time of purchase)

Asia's Microelectronics Market: China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, and Taiwan

This report describes the technology infrastructure of nine Asian countries, detailing each countries developments in microelectronics, telecommunications, and computing. Market forecasts are also presented in these sectors for associated countries. Price: $2,495.00 (Reports are up-to-date at the time of purchase)

Chemicals and Materials for Sub-100 nm IC Manufacturing
This report addresses a number of important factors that will impact the consumption of chemicals and materials for manufacturing ICs with feature sizes < 100 nm: Technological issues and trends; Purity and particulate requirements; Chemical dispensing practices; Acid reprocessing; Strategic considerations for chemical users; Analysis and projection of the worldwide chemical market; and Trends in usage as devices features decrease. Price: $2,495.00 (Reports are up-to-date at the time of purchase)

CMP Technology: Competition, Products, Markets
This technology-marketing report examines and projects the technologies involved in the planarization of semiconductor layers. The emphasis is on Chemical Mechanical Polishing (CMP). This report discusses the technology trends, products, applications, and suppliers of materials and equipment. A market forecast for CMP equipment and materials is presented. Price: $2,495.00 (Reports are up-to-date at the time of purchase)

High-Density Packaging (MCM, MCP, SIP, 3D-TSV): Market Analysis and Technology Trends
This report examines and projects the technologies involved, their likely developments, what problems and choices are facing users, and where the opportunities and pitfalls are. The worldwide markets are analyzed and projected. Price: $2,495.00 (Reports are up-to-date at the time of purchase)

Indium Tin Oxide (ITO) and Replacement Markets: Insight for End Users and Material and Equipment Suppliers
ITO is widely used as the material for transparent electrodes in a diverse range of electronic devices including LCD panels, plasma display panels (PDP), touch panels, e-paper, solar cells and organic electroluminescent (EL) panels. Markets for ITO and its replacements are forecast. Price: $2,495.00 (Reports are up-to-date at the time of purchase)

LCD Market: Technology Directions and Market Analysis
This technology-marketing report examines and projects the technologies involved in the fabrication of Liquid Crystal Displays (LCD). This report discusses the technology trends, products, applications, and suppliers of materials and equipment. A market forecast for AMLCD equipment and materials is. Price: $2,495.00 (Reports are up-to-date at the time of purchase)

Lithography, Deposition, and Etch Market Analysis for Flip Chip/WLP Manufacturing
Flip chips are appearing in a plethora of high-volume consumer products such as mobile phones, digital cameras, MP3 players, and computer peripherals. This report examines the market for flip chip ICs, and the lithography and wet etch tools used in their manufacture. $2,495.00 (Reports are up-to-date at the time of purchase)

Mainland China's Semiconductor and Equipment Markets: A Complete Analysis of Technical, Economic and Political Issues
Mainland China represents a huge opportunity for semiconductor manufacturers and equipment and materials suppliers. The emerging semiconductor market will exhibit growth far in excess of any other country. Price: $2,495.00 (Reports are up-to-date at the time of purchase)

Mask Making, Inspection, and Repair: Market Analysis and Strategic Issues
This report addresses the strategic issues impacting the mask making, inspection, and repair sectors of the semiconductor industry in the U.S. and the world. The mask making and equipment markets are analyzed and projected. Price: $2,495.00 (Reports are up-to-date at the time of purchase)

The Global MEMS Device, Equipment, and Materials Markets: Forecasts and Strategies for Vendors and Foundries
A significant portion of MEMS manufacturing technology has come from the IC industry. MEMS devices can be made using silicon wafers and the manufacturing process can incorporates semiconductor manufacturing processes such as sputtering, deposition, etching and lithography. This report analyzes the market for MEMS devices and the equipment and materials to make them. Price: $2,495.00 (Reports are up-to-date at the time of purchase)

Metrology, Inspection, and Process Control in VLSI Manufacturing

This report offers a complete analysis of the Process Control market, segmented as: Lithography Metrology; Wafer Inspection/Defect Review; Thin Film Metrology; and Other Process Control Systems. Each of these sectors is further segmented. Market shares of competitors for all segment is presented. Price: $2,495.00 (Reports are up-to-date at the time of purchase)

Nanomaterials for Solar Cells, Displays, Sensors, Lighting and RFID Market Analysis and Driving Forces

Eventually, nanomaterials are likely to affect nearly every industry in every region in the world, including the least developed regions. In fact, there is considerable optimism that nanomaterials will be instrumental in addressing some of the developing world’s most pressing concerns. Price: $2,495.00 (Reports are up-to-date at the time of purchase)

Niche Markets and Strategies for Small/Mid-size Semiconductor Equipment Companies

In this report we identify areas of semiconductor-related technologies where a small or mid-sized company can compete. These high-tech applications segmented as those are fabricated on 300mm wafers and those built on non-300mm wafers. Price: $2,495.00 (Reports are up-to-date at the time of purchase)

Markets and Strategies for Chemical and Material Suppliers in Niche Markets

In this report we identify areas of related technologies where a small or mid-sized chemical and material companies can compete: Solar, MEMS, LEDs, HDD, and WLP. Price: $2,495.00 (Reports are up-to-date at the time of purchase)

Opportunities in the Solar Market for Crystalline and Thin Film Solar Cells
Crystalline silicon is currently used in over 90% of PV cells. Despite the lower potential cost of emerging thin-film technologies (less material, higher theoretical efficiencies), crystalline silicon is expected to remain the dominant PV technology for at least the next 10 years due to its higher current average efficiency and its greater stability. This report analyzes the market for both crystalline and thin film solar cells, equipment to make them, and polysilicon as a starting point. Price: $2,495.00 (Reports are up-to-date at the time of purchase)

Plasma Etching: Market Analysis and Strategic Issues
This report addresses the strategic issues impacting both the user and supplier of plasma etching equipment to the semiconductor industry. Markets for dry etching and stripping are analyzed and projected. Price: $2,495.00 (Reports are up-to-date at the time of purchase)

Semiconductor Factory Automation: Technology Issues and Market Forecasts
This report addresses these technical issues, presenting an analysis of the semiconductor factory automation industry, the key players, and the driving forces directing semiconductor factory automation. Markets are segmented as: 1. Automated transfer tools (robots, elevators, platforms, etc.), 2. Carrier transport (monorail, AGV, AS/RS, etc.), 3. Manufacturing execution systems (MES) software. Price: $2,495.00 (Reports are up-to-date at the time of purchase)

The LED Revolution: Market Analysis and Insight On Reducing Manufacturing Costs
The High Brightness Light Emitting Diode (HB LED) market is expected to explode as unit shipments more than double between 2009 and 2012.  LEDs are creating a niche market for conventional suppliers of semiconductor processing tools. Markets for HB LEDs. backlight LEDs, and OLEDs are forecast. Price: $2,495.00 (Reports are up-to-date at the time of purchase)

Sub-100 nm Lithography: Market Analysis and Strategic Issues
This report examines and projects the technologies involved, their likely developments, what problems and choices are facing users, and where the opportunities and pitfalls are. The worldwide markets are analyzed and projected. Price: $2,495.00 (Reports are up-to-date at the time of purchase)

The TFT-LCD Photomask Market
Driving the TFT-LCD photomask market are a generation-shift to bigger glass plates and a design-rule cycle of panel technology that changes every 12 months The worldwide markets are analyzed and projected. Price: $2,495.00 (Reports are up-to-date at the time of purchase)

Thin Film Deposition: Trends, Key Issues, Market Analysis
This report discusses the technology trends, products, applications, and suppliers of materials and equipment. It also gives insights to suppliers for future user needs and should assist them in long range planning, new product development and product improvement. A market forecast for Thin Film Deposition Tools is presented to 2006. Price: $2,495.00 (Reports are up-to-date at the time of purchase)

3-D TSV: Insight On Critical Issues And Market Analysis
TSV is a vertical electrical connection that passes completely through a silicon wafer or chip to create 3D ICs or packages. The drivers for market adoption of 3D ICs are increased performance, reduced form factor and cost reduction.  This report analyzes the market for TSV ICs, equipment, and materials. Price: $2,495.00 (Reports are up-to-date at the time of purchase)

SEMICONDUCTORS AND END APPLICATIONS:

Intel Versus ARM in Mobile Devices and Netbooks/Smartbooks: Insight Into Critical Issues and Market Analysis
Currently ARM Holdings dominates the mobile Internet device (MID) market and Intel dominates the netbook market.  Both companies are entering the other’s market arena, which will soon affect the market for netbooks and MID, which are analyzed in this report. Price: $2,495.00 (Reports are up-to-date at the time of purchase)

Semiconductors for Alternative Energy Technologies: Opportunities and Markets
Semiconductor technology surrounding the alternative energy markets includes advanced IGBT design, optoelectronics, advanced power conversion ICs, digital signal processing, MCUs, and advanced mixed signal and analog circuits.  This report discussed the potential for these products to be the next killer application. Price: $2,495.00 (Reports are up-to-date at the time of purchase)

The GaAs IC Market
This report investigates the technology trends, applications, and market developments of GaAs ICs. U.S., Japanese, and European applications such as telecom, computers, defense, consumers, are reviewed. This report will provide the reader with an in-depth understanding of the technological and market factors determining the evolution of GaAs ICs. Price: $2,495.00 (Reports are up-to-date at the time of purchase)

The Hard Disk Drive Industry: Market Analysis and Processing Trends
This report focuses on the entire hard disk drive market food chain, analyzing the markets for hard disk drives, substrates, and thin film heads. Processing issues in the manufacture of each of these sectors is included and the report details the CMP and Lithography sectors of thin film head processing. Market forecasts of all sectors are detailed. Price: $2,495.00 (Reports are up-to-date at the time of purchase)

Silicon Microphones and Speakers: Technology, Market Analysis, and End-Applications
Silicon microphones have the potential to be the next high-volume MEMS application. With their compact and lightweight structure as well as high integration capability, these products are already in vogue in high-end markets, especially for hearing aid use. Hoping to tap the huge potential of MEMS (Micro Electro Mechanical Systems microphones), companies are gearing up to master the technology. The report examines the market for microphones, speakers, codecs, and end-applications. Price: $2,495.00 (Reports are up-to-date at the time of purchase)

Worldwide Consumer Electronics: Product Trends and Markets
This report describes the worldwide consumption of consumer electronic products, describing the trends in product capability and sophistication. Markets are analyzed and projected and categorized as: Video Equipment, Audio Equipment, Computer Products, Telephone Equipment, and Personal Products. Price: $2,495.00 (Reports are up-to-date at the time of purchase)

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