Global Silicon on Insulator (SOI) Market Forecast, 2026

Dublin, November 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The “Silicon On Insulator (SOI) Market with Analysis of COVID-19 Impact by Chip Size (200mm and Below 200mm, 300mm), Wafer Type (RF-SOI, FD-SOI), Technology (Smart Cutting), Product, Application (Consumer Electronics, Automotive) – Global Outlook to 2026″ Report added to ResearchAndMarkets.com an offer.

The global SOI market is expected to reach $2.3 billion by 2026 from about $1.1 billion in 2021, at a compound annual growth rate of 17.2% from 2021 to 2026. The growing demand for 5G networks in mobile communications and the growing adoption of artificial intelligence And machine learning in consumer electronics are the main driving factors for the growth of the SOI market.

The 300mm segment market is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period

The 300mm segment is expected to register a higher compound annual growth rate (CAGR) during the forecast period. The market growth of 300mm chip can be attributed to the increasing global demand for smartphones, consumer electronics, automobiles and IoT devices as 300mm chips are mainly used in these applications. Moreover, the increasing demand for 300mm SOI chips is also driven by their use in emerging applications such as image sensors, and the high data throughput requirements in data centers. The companies are also focusing on investments to increase production capacity of SOI 300mm wafers.

The RF-SOI segment captured the major share of the SOI market in 2020

In 2020, RF-SOI chips captured the largest share of the SOI market. The growth of the RF-SOI chips market can be attributed to the increasing demand for RF front-end modules in smartphones, laptops, and tablets. All smartphones use RF-SOI chips. The increasing demand for other components such as digital chips and RF is also driving the market for RF-SOI chips. The front unit consists of a number of components, including power amplifiers, antenna tuners, low noise amplifiers (LNAs), filters, and RF switches. Meanwhile, switching chipsets and tuners are based on RF-SOI. RF switches to route signals from one component to another, and tuners help the antenna adapt to any frequency range. In addition, the growing demand for 4G LTE advanced applications and 5G applications is also driving the growth of the RF-SOI market. Moreover, companies focus on expansion to increase production to meet the increasing demand.

The smart cutting technology segment market is expected to grow at the highest compound annual growth rate (CAGR) during the forecast period

Smart cutting technology is expected to register the highest compound annual growth rate (CAGR) during the forecast period. The growth of smart cutting technology is attributed to its adoption in a large industrial platform including major SOI wafer manufacturers worldwide. Smart Cut is Soitec’s proprietary technology. The company licenses this technology to major SOI manufacturers such as Globalwafers Co., Ltd. and Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd. and SUMCO Corporation. Moreover, the increasing demand for smart cutting technology in manufacturing SOI wafers in size 200mm and less than 200mm, and 300mm is also driving the growth of this segment. Intelligent cutting technology enables wafer thickness uniformity to 1 nm with mass distribution across all wafers.

The market for MEMS devices is expected to grow at the highest compound annual growth rate (CAGR) during the forecast period

The Microelectromechanical Systems Devices segment is expected to register the highest compound annual growth rate (CAGR) during the forecast period. The growth of the MEMS devices sector has been attributed to the increased use of SOI chips in MEMS devices for consumer electronics, automotive, and industrial applications. MEMS sensors take advantage of the unique mechanical properties of silicon to integrate mechanical structures that can sense acceleration, rotation, angular rate, vibration, displacement, heading, and other physical and environmental properties. SOI-based MEMS devices are highly reliable, compact, and can perform high-speed operations, and are used in accelerometers, gyroscopes, inertial measurement units (IMU), MEMS microphones, pressure sensors, temperature sensors, proximity sensors, and sensors Humidity.

Consumer electronics application captured the largest share of SOI market in 2020, and this trend is expected to continue during the forecast period

In 2020, the consumer electronics segment captured the largest share of the SOI market. SOI chips are essential components used in many consumer electronic products such as smartphones, wearables, mobile devices, personal computers, laptops, televisions, tablets, and set-top boxes. Currently, social gatherings are banned to limit the spread of COVID-19, people are working from home, and lessons are being transmitted to students through online media. This has led to an increased demand for smartphones, tablets, laptops and computers. Moreover, people buy portable health screening devices such as smart watches, wearable bands and digital temperature sensors to stay healthy and stay healthy. Thus, the increase in consumer electronics is expected to increase the demand for SOI-based products and drive the growth of the SOI market.

Depending on the region, APAC is expected to represent the highest compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in the SOI market by 2026

In 2026, the SOI market in the Asia-Pacific region is expected to register the highest compound annual growth rate (CAGR) during the forecast period. The market growth in the Asia Pacific region can be attributed to the increasing demand for consumer electronics such as smartphones, tablets, laptops, and smart wearables. Moreover, increased investments and expansions of several semiconductor operators and chip manufacturers in this region are also fueling the growth of the SOI market in the Asia Pacific region.

Research coverage

The report identifies, describes and predicts the SOI market based on chip size, chip type, technology, product, application, and region. It provides detailed information regarding factors such as drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges influencing the growth of the SOI market. It also analyzes product launches, expansions, partnerships, collaborations, contracts and agreements undertaken by the major players for market growth.

market dynamics

  • drivers

    • The growing demand for 5G networks in the field of mobile communications

    • Increased adoption of artificial intelligence and machine learning in consumer electronics

    • Increasing demand for energy-efficient smart devices based on SOI chip

    • The ability of SOI technology to prevent silicon waste during thin-film manufacturing

    • The growing focus on e-learning to increase the demand for smartphones, tablets and laptops

  • limitations

  • chances

  • Challenges

Company Profile

  • EV Group (EVG)

  • Global Foundries

  • GlobalWafers Limited.

  • Magnachip Semiconductor Corporation

  • Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

  • NXP Semiconductor NV

  • qorvo

  • Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

  • Shanghai Simgui Technology Co., Ltd. Ltd.

  • Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. Ltd.

  • Silicon Valley Microelectronics, Inc.

  • Skyworks Solutions, Inc.

  • Soitec

  • Sony Corporation

  • STMicroelectronics NV

  • Somco company

  • Taiwan Semiconductor Industry Co., Ltd.

  • Tower Semiconductor Limited.

  • Ultrasil LLC

  • United Microelectronics Company

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