PART 01: Executive summary
- Highlights
PART 02: Scope of the report
- Definition
- Base year and forecast period
- Market reportage
- Market size computation
- Market segmentation
- Geographical coverage
- Vendor segmentation
- Common currency conversion rates
- Top-vendor offerings
PART 03: Market research methodology
- Research methodology
- Economic indicators
PART 04: Introduction
- Key market highlights
PART 05: Market landscape
- Market overview
- Wafer inspection
- Mask inspection
- Market size and forecast
- Five forces analysis
PART 06: Market segmentation by type
- Types of inspection systems
- Wafer inspection systems
- Mask inspection systems
PART 07: Market segmentation by technology
- Global semiconductor inspection system market by technology
PART 08: Market segmentation by end-user
- Global semiconductor inspection system market by end-user
PART 09: Geographical segmentation
- Global semiconductor inspection system market by region
- APAC
- Americas
- EMEA
PART 10: Market drivers
- Growing number of fabs
- High requirement for SoC technology
- Increasing demand for high-precision miniaturized electronic devices
- Explosive growth of wireless computing devices
- Lack of alternatives to photomask technology
- Growing requirement of semiconductor inspection systems for R&D purposes
PART 11: Impact of drivers
PART 12: Market challenges
- Need for high initial capital investment
- High inventory levels in supply chain
- Dependency on few key suppliers
- Growing mask complexity
- Complex semiconductor wafer designs
PART 13: Impact of drivers and challenges
PART 14: Market trends
- Constant decline in lithography wavelength
- Growing proliferation of IoT and connected devices
- High need for semiconductor memory devices
- Growing acceptance of wearable devices
- Increase in wafer size
- Smaller life cycle of mobile devices
- Growth of smart cities
- Increasing vehicle automation
- Development of multi-beam e-beam inspection
PART 15: Vendor landscape
- Competitive landscape
- Key vendors
- Other prominent vendors
PART 16: Appendix
- List of abbreviations
PART 17: Explore Technavio

List of Exhibits
Exhibit 01: Segmentation of global semiconductor inspection system market
Exhibit 02: Major countries covered
Exhibit 03: Market vendors
Exhibit 04: Currency conversions
Exhibit 05: Product offerings
Exhibit 06: Types of wafer inspection
Exhibit 07: Patterned and unpatterned wafers in wafer inspection market 2015 and 2020 (% share)
Exhibit 08: Strength and limitations of unpatterned wafer inspection equipment
Exhibit 09: E-beam patterned wafer inspection equipment market (% share)
Exhibit 10: Comparison between optical and e-beam wafer inspection equipment
Exhibit 11: Global semiconductor inspection system market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
Exhibit 12: Five forces analysis
Exhibit 13: Types of semiconductor inspection systems 2015 (% share)
Exhibit 14: Types of semiconductor inspection systems 2020 (% share)
Exhibit 15: Global semiconductor inspection system market by wafer inspection system ($ billions)
Exhibit 16: Global semiconductor inspection system market by mask inspection system ($ millions)
Exhibit 17: Captive and merchant mask makers in mask inspection segment 2015-2020 (% share)
Exhibit 18: Global semiconductor inspection system market by technology 2015-2020 (% share)
Exhibit 19: Global semiconductor inspection system market by end-user 2015-2020 (% share)
Exhibit 20: Global semiconductor inspection system market by region 2015 (% share)
Exhibit 21: Global semiconductor inspection system market by region 2020 (% share)
Exhibit 22: Semiconductor inspection system market in APAC 2015-2020 ($ billions)
Exhibit 23: Semiconductor inspection system market in Americas 2015-2020 ($ millions)
Exhibit 24: Semiconductor inspection system market in EMEA 2015-2020 ($ millions)
Exhibit 25: Global NAND flash market 2015-2020 (% share)
Exhibit 26: CAGR of LED chip and sensor market 2015-2020
Exhibit 27: Impact of drivers
Exhibit 28: Global semiconductor market trend 1990-2015 ($ billions)
Exhibit 29: Impact of drivers and challenges
Exhibit 30: Node transition in semiconductor industry
Exhibit 31: Requirement for IoT
Exhibit 32: CAGR of 3D NAND and DRAM 2016-2020
Exhibit 33: Timeline for semiconductor wafer size advancements
Exhibit 34: Car shipment growth forecast 2015-2020
Exhibit 35: Key vendorsin global semiconductor inspection system market 2015 (% share)
Exhibit 36: Applied Materials: Segment-wise revenue contribution 2015 (% share)
Exhibit 37: Applied Materials: Segment-wise revenue break-up 2015 ($ billions)
Exhibit 38: Applied Materials: Silicon system segment performance 2014-2015 ($ billions)
Exhibit 39: Applied Materials: R&D expenses 2011-2015 ($ billions)
Exhibit 40: HMI: Product segmentation by revenue 2015 (% share)
Exhibit 41: Product launches and expected product developments
Exhibit 42: Revenue contribution of two operating segments (% share)
Exhibit 43: Comparison of company's segments 2013-2015 ($ billions)
Exhibit 44: KLA-Tencor: Revenue of defect inspection segment 2013-2015 ($ billions)
Exhibit 45: KLA-Tencor: R&D expenses 2013-2015 ($ millions)
Exhibit 46: Lasertec Corporation: Revenue contribution from segments till June 2015 (% share)
Exhibit 47: Lasertec Corporation: Sales comparison 2014 and 2015 ($ millions)
Exhibit 48: Other prominent vendors