Compound Semiconductor: Roadmapping and Impact Asssessment

Compound Semiconductor: Roadmapping and Impact Asssessment

  • April 2019 •
  • 37 pages •
  • Report ID: 5776160 •
  • Format: PDF
High Power Electronics, Next Generation Communication, and Photonics are Driving Developments in Compound Semiconductors
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 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.

This report covers various compound technologies and includes the following modules:
Technology landscape
Applications assessment
Factors influencing development and adoption–Key drivers and challenges
Global trends and innovation indicators
Stakeholder Initiatives and Innovation profiles
Breadth of applications impacted
Technology and application roadmaps showing the future prospects for transistors
Strategic insights about market and emerging trends