Semiconductor Gases Market: Introduction

Semiconductor gases are gases which is used to manufacture semiconductors. Semiconductor is a material having property in between an insulator and most metals. It is used in modern day electronics such as transistors and diodes. Transistors are used in power electronics, CPUs, and sensors, while diodes are used in devices such as LEDs and inverters.

Gas producers supply high quality and stable gases used in semiconductor processes to keep these processes clean and stable. Semiconductor gases allows to grow films of oxide, nitride and poly or dope the wafers to change the electrical characteristics of semiconductor. The oxide acts as a barrier when dopant chemicals are deposited on the surface and diffused into the surface. Nitrogen is the most used gas, typically employed for purging of pumps and vacuum chambers in a semiconductor electronic industry. Helium is used as cooling gas in the semiconductor electronic industry.

Semiconductor Gases Market: Key Segmentation

The global semiconductor gases market can be segmented based on material, application, end-user industry, and region. In terms of material, the semiconductor gases market can be classified into air separation gases (nitrogen, oxygen, and argon), synthetic gases (hydrogen, carbon dioxide, and acetylene), and specialty gases (ultra-high purity gases and electronic gases). 

The specialty gases segment is projected to expand at rapid pace from 2018 and 2026. Specialty gases are ultra-high purity gases. Up to 25 different high specialty gases are required to manufacture Printed circuit boards. Various steps are used to manufacture semiconductor using gases: oxidation, deposition, etching, fixing, and inerting. These gases help improve yield, optimize performance, and lower costs. 

Various industries such as metal, pharmaceuticals, electronics, and petrochemical benefit from the unique properties of specialty gases. Here in electronic, mobile producer is expected to remain the dominant segment of the semiconductor gases market during the forecast period, due to the easy communication & internet access. 

Based on application, the semiconductor gases market can be segmented into integrated circuit (IC) and printed circuit board (PCB). PCB is expected to remain the dominant segment of the market during the forecast period. Specialty gases are largely used in the manufacture of PCBs, which are used in mobiles, laptops, transformers, and TVs. 

Semiconductor Gases Market: Regional Outlook 

Based on the region, the global semiconductor gases market can be divided into Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, North America, and Middle East & Africa. Asia Pacific is expected to remain the dominant region of the global semiconductor gases market during the projected period. Rise in urbanization and increase in digitization in countries such as India and China are key factors anticipated to propel the demand for semiconductor gases in Asia Pacific. The semiconductor gases market in Africa is expected to expand at a sluggish pace during the forecast period due to the underdeveloped economy, lack of technological advancement, and lack of natural resources.

Semiconductor Gases Market: Key players

The global semiconductor gases market is fragmented. Large numbers of companies operate at the global and regional level. Prominent companies include The Linde Group ltd, Solvay chemicals fb , Air Liquide ltd , Praxair Technology Inc, Air Products and Chemicals  Inc, Iwatani Corporation, Colfax Corporation, Ichor systems, Matheson Tri-Gas, Messer group GMBH, Holdings AB, Applied Energy Systems Inc.,  Indiana Oxygen Inc.

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Our key underpinning is the 4-Quadrant Framework EIRS that offers detailed visualization of four elements:

  • Customer Experience Maps
  • Insights and Tools based on data-driven research
  • Actionable Results to meet all the business priorities
  • Strategic Frameworks to boost the growth journey

The study strives to evaluate the current and future growth prospects, untapped avenues, factors shaping their revenue potential, and demand and consumption patterns in the global market by breaking it into region-wise assessment.

The following regional segments are covered comprehensively:

  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • The Middle East and Africa

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1. What can be the best investment choices for venturing into new product and service lines?

2. What value propositions should businesses aim at while making new research and development funding?

3. Which regulations will be most helpful for stakeholders to boost their supply chain network?

4. Which regions might see the demand maturing in certain segments in near future?

5. What are the some of the best cost optimization strategies with vendors that some well-entrenched players have gained success with?

6. Which are the key perspectives that the C-suite are leveraging to move businesses to new growth trajectory?

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9. What are some of the value-grab opportunities in various segments?

10. What will be the barrier to entry for new players in the market?

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