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The Global Sapphire market in Semiconductors report analyzes the sapphire ecosystem and key application markets that includeLED, displays, consumer appliances, aerospace and defense, and other applications. The technology market covers the market share of different technologies for production of sapphire, as well as the different available shapes and sizes of sapphire. Revenue estimates and forecasts are provided from 2013 to 2020 for the sapphiremarket in semiconductors. It gives a detailed view of the major geographic regions in the sapphire market such as Americas, Europe, Asia–Pacific (APAC), and Rest of the World (ROW). The report discusses about the most recent happenings of the market with winning imperatives and burning issues.
The penetration of sapphire in the industrial, power and aerospace & defense industry is explosive due to the developments in sapphire wafer production. One of the major reasons for high growth in opto semiconductor applications is the effective cost structureof sapphire substrates.
The major market for thesapphire market in semiconductors lie in APAC countries, such as South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, China, and so on. The Americas and Europe is following the market. Some of the major players of the sapphire technology ecosystem are Rubicon Technology (U.S.), Insaco Inc. (U.S.), GT Advanced Technology (U.S.), Monocrystal (Russia), Kyocera (Japan), DK Aztec Co., Ltd. (Korea), Saint-Gobain Crystals (France), Tera Xtal (China), and Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd. (Japan).
This report is focused on giving a detailed view on the complete sapphire industry with regards to the substrate market, along with the detailed market segmentations combined with qualitative analysis at each and every aspect of the classifications done by devices, characteristics, application, sub-applications, and geography. All the numbers, that is, both - revenue and volume, at every level of detail, are forecasted till 2020 to give a glimpse of the potential revenue base in this market.

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Sapphire Technology Market by Growth Technologies (KY, CZ, HEM, and EFG), Substrate Wafer (Si-on-Sapphire, SiC-on-Sapphire, GaN-on-Sapphire, and Others), Devices, Applications, and Geography - Analysis and Forecast to 2013 - 2020
1 INTRODUCTION 20

1.1 OVERVIEW 20
1.2 KEY TAKE-AWAY 21
1.3 REPORT DESCRIPTION 22
1.4 REPORT SCOPE 23
1.5 MARKET SEGMENTS AND MARKET ASPECTS COVERED 24
1.6 STAKEHOLDERS 24
1.7 REPORT ASSUMPTIONS 25
1.7.1 GENERAL ASSUMPTIONS AND ASSUMPTIONS 25
1.7.2 YEAR WISE and FORECAST ASSUMPTIONS 26
1.8 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 27
1.8.1 MARKET SIZE 29
1.8.2 MARKET CRACKDOWN AND DATA TRAINGULATION 30
1.8.3 MARKET FORECASTING MODEL 31
1.8.4 KEY DATA POINTS TAKEN FROM PRIMARY SOURCES 32
1.8.5 KEY DATA POINTS FROM SECONDARY RESEARCH 33
1.8.6 KEY COMPANIES OF PRIMARY RESEARCH 33

2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 35

3 COVER STORY: PRIMARY INTERVIEW 38

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 42

4.1 GEOGRAPHY LIFE-CYCLE OF SAPPHIRE SEMICONDUCTOR MARKET 42
4.2 GROWTH STRATEGY MATRIX (ANSOFF MATRIX) 44
4.2.1 MARKET DEVELOPMENT 45
4.2.1.1 Switzerland, U.S., and Germany can be the Potential Markets in the Days to Come 45
4.2.2 DIVERSIFICATION 45
4.2.2.1 Forward Integration to be the Smartest Strategy for Wafer Players 45
4.2.3 MARKET PENETRATION 45
4.2.3.1 Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and China are the most Flourishing Geographies for Existing Players as well as New Entrants 45
4.2.4 PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT 46
4.2.4.1 Product Development in New Markets would be the Game Changing Strategy for New Entrants 46
4.3 SUPPLY and DEMAND-SIDE FACTOR ANALYSIS 47
4.4 MARKET INVESTMENT ANALYSIS 48
4.4.1 MAJOR PRO-FACTORS FOR INVESTMENT IN GLOBAL SAPPHIRE MARKET IN SEMICONDUCTORS MARKET 49
4.4.2 MAJOR BARRIERS FOR INVESTMENT IN GLOBAL SAPPHIRE MARKET IN SEMICONDUCTORS MARKET 49

5 MARKET OVERVIEW 50

5.1 INTRODUCTION 51
5.1.1 SAPPHIRE MARKET SEGMENTATION 53
5.1.2 SAPPHIRE MATERIAL MARKET 55
5.1.3 SAPPHIRE TECHNOLOGY, DEVICES and PRODUCTS 55
5.1.4 GLOBAL MARKET OVERVIEW 56
5.2 HISTORY and EVOLUTION 57
5.3 SAPPHIRE PROPERTIES 58
5.3.1 GENERAL PROPERTIES 58
5.3.2 THERMAL PROPERTIES 59
5.3.3 PHYSICAL/MECHANICAL PROPERTIES 60
5.3.4 OPTICAL PROPERTIES 62
5.3.5 ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES 64
5.3.6 CHEMICAL PROPERTIES 65
5.4 TECHNOLOGY TRENDS 66
5.4.1 ADOPTION OF PSS (PATTERNED SAPPHIRE SUBSTRATES) 66
5.4.2 LARGE-DIAMETER WAFERS 67
5.4.3 RFIC (RADIO FREQUENCY INTEGRATED CIRCUITS) 68
5.4.3.1 SOS RFIC 68
5.5 VALUE and SUPPLY CHAIN ANALYSIS 69
5.5.1 BUSINESS MODELS and GLOBAL SCALING ANALYSIS 70
5.5.2 MATERIAL-BASED PLAYERS 72
5.5.3 RESEARCH ORGANIZATIONS and UNIVERSITIES 72
5.5.4 TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPERS and PATENT HOLDERS 73
5.5.5 DEVICE and PRODUCT DEVELOPERS 73

6 MARKET ANALYSIS 74

6.1 INTRODUCTION 74
6.2 MARKET DYNAMICS 75
6.2.1 MARKET DRIVERS 76
6.2.1.1 High Cost Effectiveness Compare to other Competing Materials 77
6.2.1.2 Vast Addressable Markets for Sapphire Power Semiconductors 78
6.2.1.3 Vast Addressable Market for LED Applications 78
6.2.1.4 Strong and Established Material Player Industry Segment, Growing Support from Ecosystems of other Materials 78
6.2.2 MARKET RESTRAINTS 79
6.2.2.1 High Level of New Entrants Due to Market and Technology Attractiveness and High Degree of Competition 79
6.2.2.2 Competition from High-end Materials such as Si, SiC, GaN and others 80
6.2.3 MARKET OPPORTUNITIES 80
6.2.3.1 Adoption of Sapphire in Mobile Display Covers Represents the Single Largest Opportunity 81
6.3 BURNING ISSUES 82
6.3.1 PROCESS OPTIMIZATION ACROSS PRODUCTION PROCESS TO MAXIMIZE YIELD 82
6.3.2 BULK GROWTH PROCESSES NEED TO BE BETTER UNDERSTOOD AND CONTROLLED 82
6.4 WINNING IMPERATIVES 82
6.4.1 IMPROVED QUALITY AND CONSISTENCY OF PRODUCTS 83
6.4.2 MOVING TOWARD A LARGER DIAMETER SUCH AS 6 AND 8 INCHES WHICH WOULD DRIVE THE NEED FOR LARGER SCALE EQUIPMENT AND REDUCED RAW MATERIALS COSTS 83
6.5 INDUSTRY TRENDS 83
6.5.1 MARKET TIMELINE ON THE BASIS OF TECHNOLOGY 83
6.6 PORTER'S ANALYSIS 85
6.6.1 THREAT FROM THE NEW ENTRANTS 87
6.6.2 THREAT FROM THE SUBSTITUTES 88
6.6.3 BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS 89
6.6.4 BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS 90
6.6.5 DEGREE OF COMPETITION 91

7 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE MARKET IN SEMICONDUCTORS BY TECHNOLOGY 92

7.1 INTRODUCTION 93
7.2 SAPPHIRE SUBSTRATE TECHNOLOGY AND PROCESS 96
7.2.1 SLICING 96
7.2.2 LAPPING 96
7.2.3 DIE POLISHING 96
7.2.4 CMP 96
7.3 MARKET BY PRODUCTION METHOD 97
7.3.1 CVD (CHEMICAL VAPOR DEPOSITION) 98
7.3.2 LIQUID PHASE AND THERMAL EXFOLIATION 99
7.3.3 HVPE (HYBRID VAPOR PHASE EPITAXY) 101
7.3.4 OTHERS 102
7.4 GROWTH METHODS FOR SAPPHIRE 103
7.4.1 KYROPOULOS METHOD 107
7.4.2 CZOCHRALSKI CRYSTAL PULLING METHOD 108
7.4.3 HEM (HEAT EXCHANGER METHOD) 110
7.4.4 EFG (EDGE-DEFINED FILM-FED GROWTH) METHOD 111
7.4.5 OTHERS 112

8 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE MARKET IN SEMICONDUCTORS
BY SAPPHIRE SUBSTRATE WAFER AND ORIENTATION TYPE 114

8.1 SAPPHIRE MARKET BY TYPES 115
8.1.1 SILICON ON SAPPHIRE (SOS) 117
8.1.2 SILICON CARBIDE ON SAPPHIRE 118
8.1.3 GALLIUM NITRIDE ON SAPPHIRE 118
8.1.4 OTHERS 118
8.2 WAFER SIZE 119
8.2.1 2-INCH 122
8.2.2 4-INCH 123
8.2.3 6-INCH 123
8.2.4 OTHERS 123
8.3 MARKET BY PLANE ORIENTATION 123
8.3.1 A-PLANE 125
8.3.2 C-PLANE 126
8.3.3 R-PLANE 126
8.3.4 M-PLANE 127

9 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE MARKET IN SEMICONDUCTORS BY DEVICES 128

9.1 INTRODUCTION 129
9.2 POWER SEMICONDUCTOR MARKET 132
9.2.1 POWER DISCRETE MARKET 134
9.2.1.1 Diodes 134
9.2.1.2 Switches 135
9.2.1.3 Others 135
9.2.2 POWER IC MARKET 136
9.2.2.1 RFIC 136
9.2.2.2 MMIC 137
9.3 OPTO SEMICONDUCTOR MARKET 137

10 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE MARKET IN SEMICONDUCTORS BY APPLICATION 139

10.1 INTRODUCTION 140
10.2 ICT APPLICATION 144
10.2.1 SWITCHING SYSTEMS 145
10.2.2 RF APPLICATIONS 146
10.2.3 OTHER APPLICATIONS 146
10.3 CONSUMER ELECTRONIC APPLICATION 147
10.3.1 SMARTPHONES 148
10.3.2 CAMERA LENS COVER 149
10.3.3 DISPLAY COVER 150
10.3.4 LED 151
10.3.5 HB LED 154
10.3.6 COLOR LED 155
10.3.7 OTHERS 155
10.4 POWER SECTOR APPLICATIONS 157
10.4.1 POWER IC APPLICATION 158
10.4.2 RFIC APPLICATION 159
10.4.3 MMIC APPLICATION 159
10.4.4 OTHER APPLICATIONS 160
10.5 AEROSPACE and DEFENSE SEMICONDUCTOR APPLICATIONS 161
10.5.1 SAPPHIRE-BASED TRANSPARENT ARMORS 162
10.5.2 SAPPHIRE AEROSPACE WINDOW APPLICATIONS 163
10.5.3 OTHERS 163
10.6 OTHER APPLICATIONS 164
10.6.1 MEDICAL APPLICATIONS 164
10.6.2 INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS 165
10.6.3 AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATIONS 165
10.6.4 OTHER APPLICATIONS 166

11 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE MARKET IN SEMICONDUCTOR BY GEOGRAPHY 169

11.1 INTRODUCTION 170
11.2 AMERICAS 173
11.2.1 NORTH AMERICA 174
11.2.2 SOUTH AMERICA 175
11.3 EUROPE 176
11.3.1 U.K. 178
11.3.2 GERMANY 178
11.3.3 OTHERS 178
11.4 ASIA-PACIFIC 179
11.4.1 CHINA 181
11.4.2 JAPAN 181
11.4.3 KOREA 182
11.4.4 TAIWAN 182
11.4.5 OTHERS 182
11.5 REST OF THE WORLD 183
11.5.1 MIDDLE EAST 184
11.5.2 OTHERS 185

12 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 186

12.1 INTRODUCTION 186
12.2 MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS OF SAPPHIRE SEMICONDUCTOR MARKET 187
12.2.1 MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS ON THE BASIS OF MAJOR PLAYERS 187
12.2.2 MARKET RANKING OF SAPPHIRE LED WAFER MANUFACTURING COMPANIES 189
12.2.3 MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS OF GEOGRAPHIES
BY MATERIAL CAPACITY 190
12.3 COMPETITIVE SITUATION AND TRENDS 191
12.3.1 NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT 191
12.3.2 MERGER, ACQUISITION, PARTNERSHIP, EXPANSION, AND COLLABORATIONS 192
12.3.3 OTHER MAJOR DEVELOPMENTS 194

13 COMPANY PROFILES 196 (Overview, Products and Services, Financials, Strategy and Development)*

13.1 ACME ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 196
13.2 DK AZTEC CO., LTD. 199
13.3 FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT 203
13.4 GT ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES INC. 206
13.5 KYOCERA CORPORATION 212
13.6 MONOCRYSTAL INC. 217
13.7 NAMIKI PRECISION JEWEL CO.,LTD 219
13.8 RUBICON TECHNOLOGY INC. 221
13.9 SAPPHIRE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 226
13.10 SUMITOMO CHEMICAL CO., LTD. 228
13.11 TERA XTAL TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 233
*Details on Overview, Products and Services, Financials, Strategy and Development might not be Captured in case of Unlisted Companies.

LIST OF TABLES

TABLE 1 GENERAL ASSUMPTIONS 25
TABLE 2 YEAR-WISEand FORECAST ASSUMPTIONS 26
TABLE 3 KEY COMPANIES OF PRIMARY RESEARCH 33
TABLE 4 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE SUBSTRATE MARKET VALUE,
BY TYPE ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 36
TABLE 5 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE SUBSTRATE MARKET VALUE,
BY GEOGRAPHY ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 37
TABLE 6 THERMAL PROPERTIES OF SAPPHIRE 59
TABLE 7 PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF SAPPHIRE 60
TABLE 8 OPTICAL PROPERTIES OF SAPPHIRE 63
TABLE 9 TRANSMISSION PROPERTIES OF SAPPHIRE 64
TABLE 10 ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES OF SAPPHIRE 65
TABLE 11 QUANTIFICATION OF OVERALL PORTER'S ANALYSIS FOR SAPPHIRE MARKET IN SEMICONDUCTORS 86
TABLE 12 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE SUBSTRATE TECHNOLOGY MARKET VALUE,
BY PRODUCTION METHODS ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 98
TABLE 13 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE CVD PRODUCTION METHOD MARKET VALUE,
BY GEOGRAPHY ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 99
TABLE 14 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE LPE PRODUCTION METHOD MARKET VALUE,
BY GEOGRAPHY ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 100
TABLE 15 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE HVPE PRODUCTION METHOD MARKET VALUE,
BY GEOGRAPHY ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 101
TABLE 16 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE OTHER PRODUCTION METHODS MARKET VALUE,
BY GEOGRAPHY ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 102
TABLE 17 COMPARISON OF GROWTH METHODS 104
TABLE 18 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE TECHNOLOGY SYSTEM COST,
BY GROWTH METHODS (K USD), (2013) 105
TABLE 19 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE SUBSTRATE TECHNOLOGY MARKET VALUE,
BY GROWTH METHODS ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 106
TABLE 20 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE KYROPOULOS METHOD MARKET VALUE,
BY GEOGRAPHY ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 108
TABLE 21 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE CZOCHRALSKI CRYSTAL PULLING METHOD MARKET VALUE, BY GEOGRAPHY ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 109
TABLE 22 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE HEM (HEAT EXCHANGER METHOD) MARKET VALUE, BY GEOGRAPHY ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 111
TABLE 23 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE EFG (EDGE DEFINED FILM-FED GROWTH) METHOD MARKET VALUE, BY GEOGRAPHY ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 112
TABLE 24 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE SUBSTRATE MARKET VALUE ($MILLION) and
VOLUME (MSI), (2013-2020) 116
TABLE 25 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE SUBSTRATE MARKET VALUE, BY TYPE ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 117
TABLE 26 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE SUBSTRATE MARKET VALUE,
BY WAFER SIZE ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 120
TABLE 27 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE SUBSTRATE ASP'S,
BY WAFER SIZE (USD), (2013-2020) 121
TABLE 28 GLOBAL PATTERNED SAPPHIRE SUBSTRATE ASPS,
BY WAFER SIZE (USD), (2013-2020) 122
TABLE 29 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE SUBSTRATE MARKET VALUE,
BY PLANE ORIENTATION ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 125
TABLE 30 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE DEVICE MARKET VALUE ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 130
TABLE 31 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE MARKET VALUE,
BY DEVICES ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 131
TABLE 32 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE POWER SEMICONDUCTOR MARKET VALUE,
BY TYPE ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 132
TABLE 33 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE POWER SEMICONDUCTOR MARKET VALUE,
BY GEOGRAPHY ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 133
TABLE 34 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE POWER DISCRETE MARKET VALUE,
BY TYPE ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 134
TABLE 35 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE POWER IC MARKET VALUE, BY TYPE ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 136
TABLE 36 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE OPTO-SEMICONDUCTOR MARKET VALUE,
BY GEOGRAPHY ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 138
TABLE 37 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE SUBSTRATE MARKET VALUE, BY APPLICATION ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 142
TABLE 38 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE SUBSTRATE ICT APPLICATIONS MARKET VALUE,
BY TYPE ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 144
TABLE 39 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE SUBSTRATE ICT APPLICATIONS MARKET VALUE,
BY GEOGRAPHY ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 145
TABLE 40 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE SUBSTRATE CONSUMER ELECTRONICS APPLICATIONS MARKET VALUE, BY TYPE ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 147
TABLE 41 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE SUBSTRATE CONSUMER ELECTRONICS APPLICATIONS MARKET VALUE,
BY GEOGRAPHY ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 148
TABLE 42 SAPPHIRE DISPLAY COVER ASP (USD), 2013-2020 151
TABLE 43 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE SUBSTRATE LED APPLICATIONS MARKET VALUE,
BY TYPE ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 152
TABLE 44 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE SUBSTRATE LED APPLICATIONS MARKET VALUE,
BY GEOGRAPHY ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 153
TABLE 45 LED SAPPHIRE INGOT CAPACITY,
BY GEOGRAPHY (TIE, KMM) (2013-2020) 154
TABLE 46 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE SUBSTRATE POWER APPLICATIONS MARKET VALUE, BY TYPE ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 157
TABLE 47 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE SUBSTRATE POWER APPLICATIONS MARKET VALUE, BY GEOGRAPHY ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 158
TABLE 48 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE SUBSTRATE AEROSPACE and DEFENSE APPLICATIONS MARKET VALUE, BY TYPE ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 161
TABLE 49 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE SUBSTRATE AEROSPACE and DEFENSE APPLICATIONS MARKET VALUE, BY GEOGRAPHY ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 162
TABLE 50 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE SUBSTRATE OTHER APPLICATIONS MARKET VALUE, BY TYPE ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 167
TABLE 51 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE SUBSTRATE OTHER APPLICATIONS MARKET VALUE, BY GEOGRAPHY ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 168
TABLE 52 GLOBAL SAPPHIRE SUBSTRATE MARKET VALUE,
BY GEOGRAPHY ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 172
TABLE 53 AMERICAS SAPPHIRE SUBSTRATE MARKET VALUE,
BY REGION ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 173
TABLE 54 AMERICAS SAPPHIRE SUBSTRATE MARKET VALUE,
BY APPLICATIONS ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 174
TABLE 55 EUROPE SAPPHIRE SUBSTRATE MARKET VALUE,
BY COUNTRY ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 176
TABLE 56 EUROPE SAPPHIRE SUBSTRATE MARKET VALUE,
BY APPLICATIONS ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 177
TABLE 57 APAC SAPPHIRE SUBSTRATE MARKET VALUE,
BY COUNTRY ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 179
TABLE 58 APAC SAPPHIRE SUBSTRATE MARKET VALUE,
BY APPLICATIONS ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 180
TABLE 59 REST OF THE WORLD SAPPHIRE SUBSTRATE MARKET VALUE,
BY REGION ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 183
TABLE 60 REST OF THE WORLD SAPPHIRE SUBSTRATE MARKET VALUE,
BY APPLICATIONS ($MILLION), (2013-2020) 184
TABLE 61 MARKET RANKING OF THE ELITE PLAYERS IN THE
SAPPHIRE SEMICONDUCTOR ECOSYSTEM 187
TABLE 62 MARKET RANKING OF SAPPHIRE LED WAFER MANUFACTURING COMPANIES IN THE SAPPHIRE ECOSYSTEM 189
TABLE 63 NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS IN
SAPPHIRE SEMICONDUCTOR ECOSYSTEM 191
TABLE 64 MERGER, ACQUISITION, PARTNERSHIP, EXPANSION, AND COLLABORATIONS IN SAPPHIRE SEMICONDUCTOR ECOSYSTEM 192
TABLE 65 OTHER MAJOR DEVELOPMENTS IN
SAPPHIRE SEMICONDUCTOR ECOSYSTEM 194

LIST OF FIGURES

FIGURE 1 INTRODUCTION TO GLOBAL SAPPHIRE MARKET IN SEMICONDUCTORS 20
FIGURE 2 SAPPHIRE ELECTRONIC INDUSTRY MONETARY CHAIN 23
FIGURE 3 MARKET RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 28
FIGURE 4 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION METHODOLOGY 29
FIGURE 5 DATA TRIANGULATION METHODOLOGY 30
FIGURE 6 MARKET FORECASTING MODEL 31
FIGURE 7 GEOGRAPHY LIFE CYCLE OF SAPPHIRE MARKET IN SEMICONDUCTORS 42
FIGURE 8 GROWTH STRATEGY MATRIX FOR SAPPHIRE MARKET IN SEMICONDUCTORS 44
FIGURE 9 SAPPHIRE MARKET IN SEMICONDUCTORS: SUPPLY AND
DEMAND SIDE FACTOR ANALYSIS 47
FIGURE 10 SAPPHIRE MARKET IN SEMICONDUCTORS: MARKET INVESTMENT ANALYSIS 48
FIGURE 11 MARKET OVERVIEW OF SAPPHIRE MARKET IN SEMICONDUCTORS 52
FIGURE 12 MARKET SEGMENTATION OF SAPPHIRE SEMICONDUCTOR MARKET 54
FIGURE 13 SAPPHIRE SEMICONDUCTOR MARKET EVOLUTION BASED ON
GROWTH TECHNOLOGY 57
FIGURE 14 PSS SAMPLES 67
FIGURE 15 VALUE CHAIN FOR SAPPHIRE SEMICONDUCTOR MARKET 69
FIGURE 16 BUSINESS MODEL FOR SAPPHIRE 71
FIGURE 17 SAPPHIRE MARKET IN SEMICONDUCTORS: MARKET ANALYSIS 75
FIGURE 18 SAPPHIRE MARKET IN SEMICONDUCTORS: MARKET DYNAMICS 76
FIGURE 19 MARKET DRIVERS FOR SAPPHIRE SEMICONDUCTOR INDUSTRY 77
FIGURE 20 MARKET RESTRAINTS FOR SAPPHIRE SEMICONDUCTOR INDUSTRY 79
FIGURE 21 MARKET OPPORTUNITY FOR SAPPHIRE SEMICONDUCTOR INDUSTRY 81
FIGURE 22 SAPPHIRE SEMICONDUCTOR INDUSTRY LIFE CYCLE BASED ON GROWTH METHOD TECHNOLOGIES 84
FIGURE 23 SAPPHIRE MARKET IN SEMICONDUCTORS: PORTER'S FIVE
FORCE ANALYSIS 85
FIGURE 24 SAPPHIRE MARKET IN SEMICONDUCTORS: THREAT FROM
NEW ENTRANTS 87
FIGURE 25 SAPPHIRE MARKET IN SEMICONDUCTORS: THREAT FROM
THE SUBSTITUTES 88
FIGURE 26 SAPPHIRE MARKET IN SEMICONDUCTORS: BARGAINING
POWER OF SUPPLIERS 89
FIGURE 27 SAPPHIRE MARKET IN SEMICONDUCTORS: BARGAINING
POWER OF BUYERS 90
FIGURE 28 SAPPHIRE MARKET IN SEMICONDUCTORS: DEGREE OF COMPETITION 91
FIGURE 29 SAPPHIRE GROWTH TECHNOLOGIES 94
FIGURE 30 SAPPHIRE SUBSTRATE PROCESS 95
FIGURE 31 MARKET BY PRODUCTION METHOD 97
FIGURE 32 GROWTH METHODS FOR SAPPHIRE 103
FIGURE 33 SAPPHIRE MARKET BY TYPES 115
FIGURE 34 MARKET BY WAFER SIZE 119
FIGURE 35 DIFFERENT WAFER SIZES 120
FIGURE 36 PLANE ORIENTATION 124
FIGURE 37 M PLANE DEPICTION 127
FIGURE 38 MARKET BY DEVICES 129
FIGURE 39 SAPPHIRE MARKET IN SEMICONDUCTORS BY APPLICATION 140
FIGURE 40 SAPPHIRE MARKET IN SEMICONDUCTORS APPLICATION ROADMAP 141
FIGURE 41 COMPARISON OF HARDNESS FOR DIFFERENT KINDS OF GLASSES 149
FIGURE 42 SAPPHIRE SEMICONDUCTOR MARKET BY GEOGRAPHY 170
FIGURE 43 SAPPHIRE SEMICONDUCTOR MARKET: GEOGRAPHY SNAPSHOT 171
FIGURE 44 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE OF SAPPHIRE SEMICONDUCTOR MARKET 186
FIGURE 45 MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS OF THE SAPPHIRE
SEMICONDUCTOR PLAYERS 188
FIGURE 46 MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS OF GEOGRAPHIES
BY MATERIAL CAPACITY (TIE, KMM) (2013-2014) 190
FIGURE 47 ACME ELECTRONICS CORPORATION: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 196
FIGURE 48 ACME ELECTRONICS CORPORATION: PRODUCT PORTFOLIO 197
FIGURE 49 DK AZTEC CO., LTD.: PRODUCT PORTFOLIO 199
FIGURE 50 DK AZTEC CO., LTD.: SWOT ANALYSIS 201
FIGURE 51 FRAUNHOFER- GESELLSCHAFT: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 203
FIGURE 52 FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT: PRODUCTS PORTFOLIO 204
FIGURE 53 FRAUNHOFER-IISB: PRODUCTS PORTFOLIO 205
FIGURE 54 GT ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 206
FIGURE 55 GT ADVANCED TECHONOLOGIES: PRODUCT PORTFOLIO 207
FIGURE 56 GT ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY: SWOT ANALYSIS 210
FIGURE 57 KYOCERA CORPORATION: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 212
FIGURE 58 KYOCERA CORPORATION: PRODUCT PORTFOLIO 213
FIGURE 59 KYOCERA CORPORATION: SWOT ANALYSIS 215
FIGURE 60 MONOCRYSTAL: PRODUCTS and SERVICES 217
FIGURE 61 NAMIKI PRECISION JEWEL: PRODUCTS PORTFOLIO 219
FIGURE 62 RUBICON TECHNOLOGY INC.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 221
FIGURE 63 RUBICON TECHNOLOGY: PRODUCTS PORTFOLIO 222
FIGURE 64 RUBICON TECHNOLOGY, INC.: SWOT ANALYSIS 224
FIGURE 65 SAPPHIRE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 226
FIGURE 66 SUMITOMO CHEMICAL CO., LTD: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 228
FIGURE 67 SUMITOMO CHEMICALS CO., LTD: PRODUCT PORTFOLIO 229
FIGURE 68 SUMITOMO CHEMICAL CO., LTD.: SWOT ANALYSIS 231
FIGURE 69 TERA XTAL TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 233
FIGURE 70 TERA XTAL TECHNOLOGY: PRODUCTS and SERVICES 234

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  • by MarketsandMarkets

“The China semiconductor industry size projected to grow at a CAGR of 12.8%” The China semiconductor industry is expected to reach USD 157.66 billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 12.8% between 2016 and 2020. ...


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