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Trimethylgallium (TMG): Introduction

  • Chemical beam epitaxy (CBE) is now recognized as a powerful growth technique for the realization of GaAs-based heterojunction bipolar transistor devices, due to the capability of CBE to produce extremely high and stable p-type C-doping concentrations in GaAs using trimethylgallium. Trimethylgallium, also known as TMG and TMGa, is a favored metalorganic basis of gallium for metalorganic vapor phase epitaxy (MOVPE) of gallium-containing semiconductor such as GaAs, GaP, GaSb, GaN, InGaAs, and InGaN.
  • TMG is available in nature in trace amounts in bauxite and zinc ores. It is a colorless, clear pyrophoric liquid. TMG has boiling point of 60?C. It reacts violently with compounds that provide active hydrogen and water. Hydrocarbon solutions of TMG, when saturated, are known to catch fire when exposed to air. Hence, TMG is handled with utmost care and stored in a cool and dry place under inert atmospheres. TMG is prepared by the reaction of dimethylzinc with gallium trichloride. The most competitive base material for the production of semiconductor is gallium.  

Key Drivers and Restraints of Global Trimethylgallium (TMG) Market

  • Increase in demand for LED lights in the electronic industry is one of the major factors driving the global TMG market. Rise in demand for optoelectronic applications among end-user industries is also expected to boost the demand for TMG in the near future.
  • GaN technology, which was used historically in defense and military applications, has recently begun to gain acceptance in commercial wireless infrastructure and satellite markets. Rise in application of the technology is anticipated to drive the market in the near future.

Global Trimethylgallium (TMG) Market: Segmentation

  • The global TMG market can be segmented in terms of grade and end-user
  • In terms of grade, the global TMG market can be divided into 6N grade TMG, 6.5N grade TMG, and others. 6N grade TMG and 6.5N grade TMG segments are anticipated to account for notable share of the global market in the near future.
  • TMG is also used in electronic and metal industries. It is used in production of LED lightning and semiconductors that function as a metalorganic chemical vapor deposition precursor. It is majorly used in the production of LED lights in the electronic industry. TMG is a preferred source of gallium used in semiconductors for optoelectronic applications.

Global Trimethylgallium (TMG) Market: Regional Segmentation

  • In terms of region, the global TMG market can be classified into North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa
  • Demand for TMG is likely to rise in Asia Pacific owing to the growth of the electronic industry. Governments of countries in Asia invest significantly in LED technologies. The Republic of Korea initiated a LED lightning program that aims to achieve 100% adoption rate for LED lightning in the public sector in the country. This has boosted the demand for TMG in Asia Pacific. North America and Europe are also expected to hold key share of the global TMG market in the near future due to rising demand for TMG in end-user industries in these regions.

COVID-19 Impact on Global Trimethylgallium (TMG) Market

  • Demand for TMG is significantly high in electronic and metal industries. However, the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the supply chain as well as availability of manpower due to the lockdowns in various countries. This has led to a decrease in the production of TMG. This coupled with low demand from end-users is hampering the global TMG market.

Key Players Operating in Global Trimethylgallium (TMG) Market

  • Albemarle
  • Akzo Nobel Chemicals
  • The Dow Chemical Company
  • Panjiva
  • American Elements
  • Azelis Electronics
  • SAFC HiTech
  • NATA
  • Jiayin

Global Trimethylgallium (TMG) Market: Research Scope

Global Trimethylgallium (TMG) Market, by Grade

  • 6N Grade TMG
  • 6.5N Grade TMG
  • Others

Global Trimethylgallium (TMG) Market, by End-user

  • Electronic
  • Metal
  • Others

Global Trimethylgallium (TMG) Market, by Region

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • France
    • U.K.
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia & CIS
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • South Korea
    • Japan
    • India
    • ASEAN
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa
    • GCC
    • South Africa
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa

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