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Nanotechnology in Wireless Handsets

  • ID: 595566
  • March 2008
  • 160 Pages
  • Pioneer Consulting

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Ambit Corporation
  • Corporation
  • Explay
  • IBM
  • Intel
  • Nanosys
  • MORE

The wireless devices industry worldwide is driven by portability, miniaturization, power efficiency and consistent ROI, which are also its key desirable attributes. Nanotechnology principles, materials and techniques hold enormous potential towards realizing these attributes. The report investigates, analyzes and forecasts the shape of nanotechnology adoption in the wireless domains.

It explores thee following key aspects with respect to nanotechnology:

- Innovative push
- Business drivers and challenges
- Applications and devices
- Stakeholder categorization and strategies
- Adoption timelines and market sizes
- Impact on pricing

The report presents an all-round view of the gaps in current processes that nanotechnology will most effectively fill. It also presents the perspective of the major stakeholders and constructs a matrix model of their activities and strategies. Importantly, it systematically identifies the timelines for its mainstream adoption in different applications and projects its likely impact on the pricing of these devices and applications.

The applications and devices covered include the following among others:

- Batteries
- Antennas
- Displays
- Memory
- Chipsets
- Processors

The report breaks down the results along to major geographical segments including North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific and Latin America.

Cover Photo Description: Atomicresolution Scanning Tunneling Microscope (STM) image showing stacks ofself-assembled quantum dots. Quantum dots are being actively researched as oneof the key nanomaterial components for wireless handsets.

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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Ambit Corporation
  • Corporation
  • Explay
  • IBM
  • Intel
  • Nanosys
  • MORE

Chapter One: Executive Summary

Chapter Two: Introduction to Nanotechnology
2.1 Definition and Introduction
2.2 History of Nanotechnology
2.3 Drivers
2.3.1 Portability
2.3.2 Miniaturization
2.3.3 Power Efficiency
2.3.4 Consistent ROI
2.4 Limitations, Challenges and Constraints for Nanotechnology
2.5 Role of MEMS as a Facilitator for Nanotechnology Adoption in Wireless Handsets
2.6 Areas of Focus
2.7 Conclusions

Chapter Three: Contemporary Manufacturing Process, Challenges and Innovations
3.1 Steps in Manufacturing
3.1.1 Design
3.1.2 Fabrication
3.1.3 Packaging and Assembly
3.1.4 Testing
3.2 Overview of the Major Functions of Wireless Devices
3.3 Why is the Handset so Special?
3.4 Cost Analysis of Wireless Handset Components
3.5 Contemporary Architecture Scheme for the Wireless Handsets
3.6 Existing Technologies for Handset Components
3.6.1 Antennas
3.6.2 RF Components
3.6.3 Memory
3.6.4 Processors
3.6.5 Displays
3.6.6 Batteries
3.7 Conclusions

Chapter4: Nanotechnology and MEMS: Relevant Materials and Processes for Wireless Applications
4.1 Carbon Nano-Tubes (CNT)
4.1.1 Introduction
4.1.2 The Fullerene and Buckyball Family
4.1.3 Methods of Synthesis
4.1.4 CNT Alignments
4.1.5 Characteristics, Features and Other Details
4.1.6 Wireless Applications
4.1.6.1 RF Component Applications
4.1.6.2 Battery Applications
4.2 Spintronics
4.2.1 Introduction
4.2.2 Characteristics
4.2.3 Features and innovations
4.2.4 Wireless Applications
4.3 Quantum Dots
4.3.1 Introduction
4.3.2 Methods of Synthesis
4.3.3 Characteristics
4.3.4 Wireless Applications
4.3.4.1 Quantum Dot LED (QD-LED)
4.3.4.2 Non-Volatile Memory
4.3.4.3 Computing Applications
4.4 MEMS value additions
4.4.1 RF Components
4.4.2 Display
4.5 Conclusions

Chapter Five: Application of Nanotechnology in Wireless Applications and Devices
5.1 Antennas
5.1.1 CNT Based Antennas
5.1.2 MEMS Improvement Based Enhanced Antennas
5.2 RF Components
5.2.1 FBAR Duplexers
5.2.2 BAW Filters
5.3 Memory
5.3.1 NRAM
5.3.2 MRAM
5.3.3 Molecular Memory
5.3.4 Ovonic Memory
5.4 Processors
5.4.1 CNT Based Processors
5.5 Batteries
5.5.1 Fuel Cells
5.6 Displays
5.6.1 OLED
5.6.2 SED
5.7 Conclusions

Chapter Six: Stakeholder Analysis
6.1 Niche Experts
6.1.1 Introduction and Features
6.1.2 Case Studies
6.1.2.1 Ambit Corporation
6.1.2.1.1 Nanotechnology Initiatives
6.1.2.1.2 Other Salient Details
6.1.2.1.3 Analysis and Implications
6.1.2.2 BatMax Corporation
6.1.2.2.1 Nanotechnology Initiatives
6.1.2.2.2 Other Salient Details
6.1.2.2.3 Analysis and Implications
6.1.2.3 Discera
6.1.2.3.1 Nanotechnology Initiatives
6.1.2.3.2 Other Salient Details
6.1.2.3.3 Analysis and Implications
6.1.2.4 Explay
6.1.2.4.1 Nanotechnology Initiatives
6.1.2.4.2 Other Salient Details
6.1.2.4.3 Analysis and Implications
6.1.2.5 Nanosys
6.1.2.5.1 Nanotechnology Initiatives
6.1.2.5.2 Other Salient Details
6.1.2.5.3 Analysis and Implications
6.1.2.6 Nantero
6.1.2.6.1 Nanotechnology Initiatives
6.1.2.6.2 Other Salient Details
6.1.2.6.3 Analysis and Implications
6.1.2.7 PolyFuel
6.2.1.7.1 Nanotechnology Initiatives
6.1.2.7.2 Other Salient Details
6.1.2.7.3 Analysis and Implications
6.1.2.8 ZettaCore
6.1.2.8.1 Nanotechnology Initiatives
6.1.2.8.2 Other Salient Details
6.1.2.8.3 Analysis and Implications
6.2 End Equipment Developers
6.2.1 Introduction and Features
6.2.2 Case Studies
6.2.2.1 Motorola
6.2.2.1.1 Nanotechnology Initiatives
6.2.2.1.2 Other Salient Details
6.2.2.1.3 Analysis and Implications
6.2.2.2 Nokia
6.2.2.2.1 Nanotechnology Initiatives
6.2.2.2.2 Other Salient Details
6.2.2.2.3 Analysis and Implications
6.3 Intermediate Component Specialists
6.3.1 Introduction and Features
6.3.2 Case Studies
6.3.2.1 Avago Technologies
6.3.2.1.1 Nanotechnology Initiatives
6.3.2.1.2 Other Salient Details
6.3.2.1.3 Analysis and Implications
6.3.2.2 Freescale
6.3.2.2.1 Nanotechnology Initiatives
6.3.2.2.2 Other Salient Details
6.3.2.2.3 Analysis and Implications
6.3.2.3 IBM
6.3.2.3.1 Nanotechnology Initiatives
6.3.2.3.2 Other Salient Details
6.3.2.3.3 Analysis and Implications
6.3.2.4 Intel
6.3.2.4.1 Nanotechnology Initiatives
6.3.2.4.2 Other Salient Details
6.3.2.4.3 Analysis and Implications
6.3.2.5 Samsung
6.3.2.5.1 Nanotechnology Initiatives
6.3.2.5.2 Other Salient Details
6.3.2.5.3 Analysis and Implications
6.3.2.6 Sony Corporation
6.3.2.6.1 Nanotechnology Initiatives
6.3.2.6.2 Other Salient Details
6.3.2.6.3 Analysis and Implications
6.4 Independent Research Institutes
6.4.1 Introduction and Features
6.4.2 Case Studies
6.4.2.1 IMEC
6.4.2.1.1 Nanotechnology Initiatives
6.4.2.1.2 Other Salient Details
6.4.2.1.3 Analysis and Implications
6.4.2.2 Universities and Academic Institutes
6.5 Concept Developers
6.5.1 Introduction and Features
6.5.2 Case Studies
6.5.2.1 ARM
6.5.2.1.1 Nanotechnology Initiatives
6.5.2.1.2 Other Salient Details
6.5.2.1.3 Analysis and Implications
6.6 Conclusion

Chapter Seven: Quantitative Analysis and Forecasts
7.1 Description of Research Methodology
7.1.1 Obtaining the Base Data for Wireless Handset Shipments
7.1.2 Using the Base Data to Calculate the Market Size for Nanotechnology Enabled Components
7.1.3 Pre-analysis Hypotheses for Regional Distribution
7.1.4 Pre-Analysis Hypotheses for Pricing and Shipment Penetration Ratios
7.2 Individual Wireless Applications and Devices Analysis
7.2.1 Antennas
7.2.1.1 Market Size and Time-Frame for Introduction of Nanotechnology Processes and Materials
7.2.1.2 Regional Share
7.2.2 RF components
7.2.2.1 Market Size and Time-frame for Introduction of Nanotechnology Processes and Materials
7.2.2.2 Regional Share
7.2.3 Memory
7.2.3.1 Market Size and Time-Frame for Introduction of Nanotechnology Processes and Materials
7.2.3.2 Regional Share
7.2.4 Processors
7.2.4.1 Market Size and Time-frame for Introduction of Nanotechnology Processes and Materials
7.2.4.2 Regional Share
7.2.5 Displays
7.2.5.1 Market Size and Time-frame for Introduction of Nanotechnology Processes and Materials
7.2.5.2 Regional Share
7.2.6 Batteries
7.2.6.1 Market Size and Time-frame for Introduction of Nanotechnology Processes and Materials
7.2.6.2 Regional Share
7.3 Conclusions

Chapter Eight: Epilogue

Glossary: List of Acronyms

List of Exhibits

Chapter One: Executive Summary
Exhibit 1.1: Individual Component Contribution Ranges for the Wireless Handset BoM
Exhibit 1.2: Wireless Handset Enhancement Summary
Exhibit 1.3: Timelines and Market Size for Nanotechnology Enabled Handset Components
Exhibit 1.4: Timelines and Market Size for Nanotechnology Enabled Handset Components (table)
Exhibit 1.5: Nanotechnology Enabled Wireless Handset Component Stakeholder Value Chain
Exhibit 1.6: Benefit-Challenge Analysis for Nanotechnology Enabled Wireless Handset Components
Exhibit 1.7: Stakeholder Classification and Activity Summary

Chapter Two: Introduction to Nanotechnology1
Exhibit 2.1: Existing and Projected Advances in Semiconductor Manufacturing

Chapter Three: Contemporary Manufacturing Process, Challenges and Innovations
Exhibit 3.1: CMOS Gate Schematic
Exhibit 3.2: 65 nm Process Transistor
Exhibit 3.3: 45 nm Technology from AMD
Exhibit 3.4: 32 nm Based SRAM Test Chip from Intel
Exhibit 3.5: Bottom View of a Chip with BGA7
Exhibit 3.6: FC Bonding
Exhibit 3.7: RF SiP
Exhibit 3.8: PoP of Application Processor and DRAM
Exhibit 3.9: Individual Component Contribution Ranges for the Wireless Handset BoM
Exhibit 3.10: Functional Blocks of the Mobile Phone
Exhibit 3.11: The Sky Cross EM-1800-1900 Mobile Phone Antenna Element Along with the Mobile Phone PCB
Exhibit 3.12: Mobile Phone Storage Memory
Exhibit 3.13: SanDisk 1 GB Micro SD
Exhibit 3.14: The PXA300 Application Processor from Marvell
Exhibit 3.15: The HTC Touch Phone with Interactive Display
Exhibit 3.16: The Giorgio Armani Mobile Phone with a 2.6 Inch TFT LCD Screen
Exhibit 3.17: Nokia B-4C Li-IonBattery
Exhibit 3.18: Charging and Discharging of a Li-ion Battery

Chapter 4: Nanotechnology and MEMS: Relevant Materials and Processesfor Wireless Applications
Exhibit 4.1: Arrangement of Carbon Atoms in a Buckyball
Exhibit 4.2: Block Diagram of CVD
Exhibit 4.3: CNT Alignments
Exhibit 4.4: Schematic Representation of CNT Alignments
Exhibit 4.5: Energy Saving Potential of Spintronics
Exhibit 4.6: 20 nm Wide and 8 nm Tall Quantum Dots
Exhibit 4.7: Construction of a QD-LED
Exhibit 4.8: A Schematic Representation of QC
Exhibit 4.9: MEMS Capacitor Developed by Philips Used in RF Applications
Exhibit 4.10: Summary of Applications of Nanotechnology and MEMS in Wireless Handset Components

Chapter Five: Application of Nanotechnology in Wireless Applications and Devices
Exhibit 5.1: Schematic Representation of FBAR
Exhibit 5.2: Duplexers from Avago Aimed at PCS and WCDMA Technologies
Exhibit 5.3: Block Diagram of BAW Filter Used in a Quad-Band Transceiver from NXP
Exhibit 5.4: Schematic of MRAM Read/Write Operations
Exhibit 5.5: Cross Section of MRAM Developed by IBM
Exhibit 5.6: STM Image of Highly Ordered Molecular Wire
Exhibit 5.7: Schematic of FET Using CNT
Exhibit 5.8: The Potential of CNT Induced Value Addition in Present Day Semiconductor Processes
Exhibit 5.9: Chemical Reaction Driving the Fuel Cell
Exhibit 5.10: OLED Layers
Exhibit 5.11: Moto ROKR U9 with OLED External Display
Exhibit 5.12: The Sony Ericsson Seesaw Concept Phone with OLED Principal Display
Exhibit 5.13: Wireless Handset Enhancement Summary
Exhibit 5.14: Benefit-Challenge Analysis for Nanotechnology Enabled Wireless Handset Components

Chapter Six: Stakeholder Analysis
Exhibit 6.1: Micro Porous Crystalline Solids
Exhibit 6.2: Block Diagram of a Battery Powered by BatMax IonXR2
Exhibit 6.3: BatMax Foils for Mobile Phones
Exhibit 6.4: Discera Disk-Wineglass Oscillator Used for RF Oscillator Functions
Exhibit 6.5: The Explay Nano-Projector
Exhibit 6.6: Block Diagram of Explay Nano-Projector Engine
Exhibit 6.7: Schematic of NRAM
Exhibit 6.8: NRAM Switching Circuitry
Exhibit 6.9: Advantages of Poly Fuel Membrane as Opposed to Fluorocarbon Membrane
Exhibit 6.10: Components of the Molecular Memory Array Synthesized by Zetta Core
Exhibit 6.11: Nanotubes in IC Fabrication
Exhibit 6.12: Functional Block Diagram of ACMD-7601
Exhibit 6.13: Block Diagram of MR2A16A
Exhibit 6.14: Intra-Molecular Logic Performing Computer Circuit
Exhibit 6.15: 64 Gigabyte Multi Level Cell Flash Memory from Samsung
Exhibit 6.16: IMEC Engagement Model
Exhibit 6.17: ARM and Partner Interplay for Nokia N95 Handset Design
Exhibit 6.18: Revenue Streamsand Business Model of ARM
Exhibit 6.19: ARM Cumulative Physical IP Licenses
Exhibit 6.20: Nanotechnology Enabled Wireless Handset Component Stakeholder Value Chain
Exhibit 6.21: Stakeholder Classification and Activity Summary

Chapter Seven: Quantitative Analysis and Forecasts1
Exhibit 7.1: Methodology for Obtaining Base Data for Handset Shipments
Exhibit 7.2: Methodology for Obtaining Market Size for Yet-to-Be-Launched Nanotechnology Enabled Wireless Handset Components
Exhibit 7.3: Methodology for Obtaining Market Size of Commercially Available Nanotechnology-Enabled Wireless Handset Components
Exhibit 7.4: Market for Nanotechnology Enabled Wireless Handset Antennas (2010-2012) (million)
Exhibit 7.5: Regional Distribution of Nanotechnology Enabled Wireless Handset Antennas (2010-2012)(million)
Exhibit 7.6: Regional Share of Nanotechnology Enabled Wireless Handset Antennas (2010-2012) (%)
Exhibit 7.7: Market for Nanotechnology Enabled Wireless Handset RF Components (2007-2012) (million)
Exhibit 7.8: Regional Distribution of Nanotechnology Enabled Wireless Handset RF Components (2007-2012)(million)
Exhibit 7.9: Regional Share of Nanotechnology Enabled Wireless Handset RF Components (2007-2012) (%)
Exhibit 7.10: Market for Nanotechnology Enabled Wireless Handset Memory (2009-2012) (million)
Exhibit 7.11: Regional Distribution of Nanotechnology Enabled Wireless Handset Memory (2009-2012)(million)
Exhibit 7.12: Regional Share of Nanotechnology Enabled Wireless Handset Memory (2009-2012) (%)
Exhibit 7.13: Market for Nanotechnology Enabled Wireless Handset Processors (2010-2012) (million)
Exhibit 7.14: Regional Distribution of Nanotechnology Enabled Wireless Handset Processors (2010-2012)(million)
Exhibit 7.15: Regional Share of Nanotechnology Enabled Wireless Handset Processors (2010-2012) (%)
Exhibit 7.16: Market for Nanotechnology Enabled Wireless Handset Displays (2007-2012) (million)
Exhibit 7.17: Regional Distribution of Nanotechnology Enabled Wireless Handset Displays (2007-2012)(million)
Exhibit 7.18: Regional Share of Nanotechnology Enabled Wireless Handset Displays (2007-2012) (%)
Exhibit 7.19: Market for Nanotechnology Enabled Wireless Handset Batteries (2009-2012) (million)
Exhibit 7.20: Regional Distribution of Nanotechnology Enabled Wireless Handset Batteries (2009-2012)(million)
Exhibit 7.21: Regional Share of Nanotechnology Enabled Wireless Handset Batteries (2009-2012) (%)
Exhibit 7.22: Timelines and Market size for Nanotechnology Enabled Handset Components

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- Niche Experts
- Ambit Corporation
- Corporation
- Discera
- Explay
- Nanosys
- Nantero
- PolyFuel
- ZettaCore
- Motorola
- Nokia
- Freescale
- IBM
- Intel
- Samsung
- IMEC
- ARM

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