Semiconductor device, electronic circuit component made from a material that is neither a good conductor nor a good insulator. These devices have found wide applications because of their compactness, reliability, and low cost. Semiconductor products include integrated circuits, memory chips, sensors, microprocessors, diodes, transistors, solar cells and other optoelectronic devices.
The global semiconductor and related devices market was valued at $360.9 billion in 2017. Asia Pacific was the largest geographic region accounting for $198.7 billion or 55.1% of the global market. China was the largest country accounting for $81.3 billion or 22.5% of the global semiconductor and related devices market.
Semiconductor companies across the globe are seeking to enhance their competitiveness by increasing investment in green semiconductors. The trend mainly aims to reduce the energy consumption as well as limit data usage. For instance, Samsung’s green DRAM is DDR4, which has reduced operating voltage and doubled bandwidth compared to DDR3. Previously, Samsung’s DDR4 offers 40 percent increased performance and up to 15 percent reduced energy consumption compared with DDR3. The Korean tech giant is also planning to develop magneto resistive random access memory (MRAM) and Phase-change Memory (PRAM) as next-gen green memory solutions.
The companies covered are Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, Intel Corporation, Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd., QUALCOMM Incorporated, and Toshiba Corp.
The countries covered are USA, China, Germany, Brazil, Japan, UK, Spain, Russia, France, Australia, Italy, India and rest of the world.
The semiconductor and related devices market is segmented into Integrated Circuits, Memory Chips, Microprocessors, and Others.
Integrated Circuits comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing integrated circuits.
Memory Chips comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing memory chips.
Microprocessors comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing microprocessors.
Others - Semiconductor And Related Devices comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing other semiconductors and related solid state devices except Integrated circuits,memory chips & microprocessors.