Global Semiconductor Dielectric Etching Equipment Market to Reach US$ 1.8 Billion by 2032, Impelled by Expanding Trends of Miniaturization

September 15, 2023 | Electronics and Semiconductors

According to the latest report by IMARC Group, titled “­­Semiconductor Dielectric Etching Equipment Market Report by Type (Wet Etching Equipment, Dry Etching Equipment), Application (Foundries, Integrated Device Manufacturers (IDMs)), and Region 2024-2032,” the global semiconductor dielectric etching equipment market size reached US$ 1.3 Billion in 2023. Semiconductor dielectric etching equipment is an advanced technology in the semiconductor manufacturing industry, employed to carve intricate patterns and shapes on thin semiconductor wafers. This process involves selectively removing layers of dielectric materials, including silicon dioxide and silicon nitride, using specialized equipment. The equipment utilizes highly reactive gases, such as fluorine-based gases, to chemically etch away the unwanted portions, leaving behind precisely defined patterns that constitute various components of electronic devices. This technology is crucial in creating microelectronic circuits, integrated circuits, and other semiconductor components, enabling the production of smaller, more powerful, and energy-efficient devices.

Global Semiconductor Dielectric Etching Equipment Market Trends:

The global semiconductor dielectric etching equipment market is experiencing robust growth due to the rapid evolution of the electronics industry's demands for greater integration of complex circuits in smaller form factors, necessitating precise and efficient etching processes. Besides this, the rising adoption of advanced dielectric etching equipment to enable the manufacturing of cutting-edge electronic components is presenting lucrative opportunities for market expansion. Moreover, with escalating demand for high-performance electronic devices across telecommunications, automotive, and consumer electronics industries, there's a surge in the requirement for semiconductor dielectric etching equipment to support the fabrication of intricate patterns that optimize device functionality, strengthening the market growth. In addition to this, the transition to advanced semiconductor nodes, such as sub-10nm and beyond, mandates intricate patterning techniques that can only be achieved with sophisticated dielectric etching equipment. As a result, semiconductor manufacturers are investing significantly in upgrading their etching capabilities, creating a favorable outlook for market expansion. Furthermore, the expansion of 5G networks, the proliferation of the Internet of Things (IoT) devices, and the rise in demand for augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) applications are propelling the need for advanced semiconductor components, thus driving the demand for state-of-the-art dielectric etching equipment. Looking forward, the market value is projected to reach US$ 1.8 Billion by 2032, expanding at a CAGR of 3.26% during 2024-2032.

Market Summary:

  • Based on the type, the market is divided into wet and dry etching equipment. Between these, dry etching equipment represents the largest segment.
  • On the basis of the application, the market has been bifurcated into foundries and integrated device manufacturers (IDMs). Currently, IDMs dominate the market, holding the largest market shares.
  • Based on the region, the market has been segmented into North America (the United States and Canada), Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, and others), Europe (Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, and others), Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and others), and the Middle East and Africa. Among these, Asia Pacific is the largest market for semiconductor dielectric etching equipment.
  • The competitive landscape of the market has also been examined, with some of the key players being Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment Inc. China, Applied Materials Inc., Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation (Hitachi Ltd), Lam Research Corporation, Mattson Technology, Oxford Instruments, SPTS Technologies Ltd. (KLA Corporation), Tokyo Electron Limited, etc.

Report Scope:

Report Features Details
Base Year of the Analysis 2023
Historical Period 2018-2023
Forecast Period 2024-2032
Units US$ Billion
Types Covered Wet Etching Equipment, Dry Etching Equipment
Applications Covered Foundries, Integrated Device Manufacturers (IDMs)
Regions Covered  Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East and Africa
Countries Covered United States, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico
Companies Covered Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment Inc. China, Applied Materials Inc., Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation (Hitachi Ltd), Lam Research Corporation, Mattson Technology, Oxford Instruments, SPTS Technologies Ltd. (KLA Corporation), Tokyo Electron Limited, etc.
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