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Research and Markets: Global Semiconductor Dielectric Etching Equipment Market 2014-2018 with Applied Materials, Hitachi High-Technologies , Lam Research & Tokyo Electron Dominating

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/s26fqw/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Semiconductor Dielectric Etching Equipment Market 2014-2018 with Applied Materials, Hitachi High-Technologies , Lam Research & Tokyo Electron Dominating" report to their offering.

The growth of the Global Semiconductor Dielectric Etching Equipment market is driven by several factors, including the increasing demand for smartphones and tablets. There has been unprecedented growth in the adoption of smart electronic devices which employ numerous semiconductor components like microchips. This is expected to lead to an increase in the demand for dielectric etching equipment as semiconductor components require microfabrication.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from the team said: The increasing demand for compact, energy-efficient, and high performance electronic devices necessitates miniaturization of semiconductor circuits. Miniature semiconductor circuits undergo wafer fabrication process through dielectric etching. Circuit miniaturization requires more thorough dielectric etching and the number of etch steps increases as capacity additions are incorporated. Currently, electronic devices use semiconductors with circuit line widths in the 0-20nm range. However, it is expected that ultraminiature circuits, with line widths in the 0-10nm range could be introduced during the forecast period. Thus, the growing need for miniaturization of semiconductor circuits is expected to fuel the demand for semiconductor dielectric etching equipment during the forecast period.

Further, the report states that despite the presence of several drivers, the growth of the Global Semiconductor Dielectric Etching Equipment market is curtailed by some serious challenges, such as the cyclical nature of Semiconductor industry. The revenue generated in the Semiconductor industry is cyclical in nature because the demand for etching is dependent on the economic climate. Very often, production tends to exceed demand, resulting in inventory pile up.

Key vendors dominating this space are:

  • Applied Materials Inc.
  • Hitachi High-Technologies Corp.
  • Lam Research Corp.
  • Tokyo Electron Ltd.

Other vendors mentioned in the report are:

  • Jusung Engineering Co. Ltd.
  • Mattson Technology Inc.
  • Semes Co. Ltd.
  • ULVAC Technologies Inc.

Key Topics Covered:

  1. Executive Summary
  2. List of Abbreviations
  3. Scope of the Report
  4. Market Research Methodology
  5. Introduction
  6. Market Landscape
  7. Geographical Segmentation
  8. Key Leading Countries
  9. Buying Criteria
  10. Market Growth Drivers
  11. Drivers and their Impact
  12. Market Challenges
  13. Impact of Drivers and Challenges
  14. Market Trends
  15. Trends and their Impact
  16. Vendor Landscape
  17. Key Vendor Analysis

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