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Nanoelectronics - Global Strategic Business Report

  • ID: 1056040
  • Report
  • Region: Global
  • 608 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc
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  • Hitachi, Ltd. (Japan)
  • Motorola, Inc. (US)
  • NanoInk, Inc. (US)
  • Nanonex Corporation (US)
  • Nanosys, Inc. (US)
  • Nantero, Inc. (US)
  • MORE
This report analyzes the Global Market for Nanoelectronics in US$ Billion. Various types of nanoelectronic technologies discussed in the report include: Circuits and Systems (Parallel Processing, Artificial Neural Networks, Quantum Information Processing, & Triple Modular Redundancy), Nanofabrication, and Logic Devices (Single Electron Tunneling Devices, Resonant Tunneling Diodes, Rapid Single Flux Quantum Logic, Spintronics, & Quantum Computing). Annual forecasts are provided for the period of 2010 through 2015. The report profiles 65 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., General Nanotechnology LLC, Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P., Hitachi, Ltd., and International Business Machines Corporation. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

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  • Hitachi, Ltd. (Japan)
  • Motorola, Inc. (US)
  • NanoInk, Inc. (US)
  • Nanonex Corporation (US)
  • Nanosys, Inc. (US)
  • Nantero, Inc. (US)
  • MORE




Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

II. Executive Summary

Global Electronics Market: A Quick Primer II-1
Nano Electronics- A Preface II-1
Table 1: World Market for Electronics Incorporating
Nanotechnology - Long Term Projections in US$ Billion for the
Years 2010 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-2
Relentless Innovations Reinforce the Deliverability of
Nanoelectronics II-3
The Road Ahead for Nanoelectronics II-3
Opportunities for Nanoelectronics II-4
Challenges for Nanoelectronics II-4
Nanophotonics & Nanoelectronics - Future Combination II-4
Where Does the Action Lie? II-5
Table 2: Global Investment in Nanotechnology: Percentage
Breakdown of Investment by Source- Government, Industry, and
Venture Capital by Select Region/ Country for the Year 2006
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5
Nanotechnology: Transforming Electronic Display Market II-6
Nanotools in Display Industry II-6
Nanotechnology to Alter Memory Storage in Electronics II-6
Who Leads the Pack? II-7
Conventional Vs Emerging Storage Options II-7
Comparison Between Traditional and Emerging Memory Types II-7
Semiconductors and Nanotechnology II-8
Impact on Manufacturing Processes II-8
Emerging Material Platforms II-8
Hybrid Approaches to Offset Inherent Rigidity of Electronics
Industry II-9
Miniature Bar Coded Beads Herald New Age Electronics II-9
Nanomaterials to Revolutionize Electronics Industry II-9
Table 3: Global Market for Nano Materials in Electronics
(2006): Percentage Breakdown by Nano Material Type - Designer
Molecules, Coatings, Fullerenes/Nanotubes, Engineered
Substrates, Precursors, Slurries, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10
Select Nano Materials and Scope of their Application in
Select Electronic Devices II-10
Select Nano Tools and Equipment and Scope of their
Application in Select Electronic Devices II-11
Nanomaterials - Key for Miniature Chips & Storage Devices II-11
Improving Display Resolution II-11
Carbon Nanotubes: Building Blocks for Electronics in Future II-11
End-Use Applications for Nanoelectronics II-12
Healthcare II-12
Automotives II-12
Safety and Security Systems II-13
Environment and Energy II-13
Communication II-13
Infotainment II-14

Nanoelectronics - Introduction II-15
Building Blocks of Nanoelectronics II-15
Nanoparticles II-15
Nanowires II-16
Nanowires for Aerospace Industry II-16
Carbon Nanotubes II-16
III-V Hetero-Structures II-17
Evolution of Nanoelectronics Process Technologies II-17
Intramolecular Nanoelectronics II-18
Nanoelectronic Technologies II-18
Circuits and Systems II-18
Parallel Processing II-18
Propagate Instruction Processor II-18
Reconfigurable Hardware II-18
Defect and Fault Tolerant Architectures II-19
Artificial Neural Networks II-19
Quantum Information Processing II-19
Triple Modular Redundancy II-19
Nanofabrication II-19
Fabrication Methods for Nano Electronics II-20
Top-Down Approach II-20
Electron-Beam Nanolithography II-20
Scanning Probe Methods (SPM) II-20
Nanoimprint II-20
Bottom-Up Approach II-20
Self-Assembly II-21
Logic Devices II-21
Single Electron Tunneling Devices II-21
Resonant Tunneling Diodes II-21
Rapid Single Flux Quantum Logic II-21
Spintronics II-22
Molecular Electronics II-22
Quantum Computing II-22
Nanoelectronic Devices II-23
Displays II-23
Field Emission Displays (FEDs) II-23
Flexible OLED Displays II-23
Paper-Like Displays II-24
Nano Emissive Displays II-24
Memory II-24
Table 4: Comparison of Select Nanomemory Technologies- FRAM,
MRAM, and Ovonic Unified Memory II-25
Features and Applications for Select Memory Types- SRAM,
DRAM, Flash Memory, NRAM and MRAM II-25
Holographic Memory II-26
Molecular Memory II-26
Nano RAM II-26
Ovonic Unified Memory II-27
Polymer Memory II-27
Probe Memory II-27
Optoelectronic Applications II-27
What the Future Holds? II-28
Electronics and Electromechanical Systems II-28
Batteries II-29
Sensors II-29

The United States II-31
Electronics and Communications- An Overview II-31
CNTs to Enable Better Memory with High Speed and Less
Volatility II-31
CNTs to Help CMOS in Size Reduction II-31
Japan II-32
Electronics and Communications- A Snapshot II-32
Electronics Propels Growth in Nanomaterials II-32
Europe II-32
Position of European Nanoelectronics Industry II-32
Transformation of Business Models II-33
Transformation of Research Models II-33
Migration of Nanoelectronics Producers II-33
Technological Impediments II-33
Mediocre Functioning of European Research Organizations II-33
Large-Scale Nanoelectronics Research Activities II-34
Split in Research Investments II-34
Inadequacy of Existing Funding Instruments II-34
Asia-Pacific II-35
Overview and Structure II-35

Samsung Develops the First 4Gb DDR3 DRAM Chip II-36
Researchers Develop New Nanotube Flash Memory Design II-36
IBM and Partners Develop Smallest Ever SRAM Cell II-37
IBM Reduces Noise in Graphene Ribbons II-37
MIT Discovers new 25nm Technology II-37
Samsung Develops New Smart Card Chip II-38
HP Develops New Nano Chip Technology II-38
Nantero to Develop Printable Memory Applications II-38
Researchers Improve LCD Design Through Nanowire Technology II-38
Copper Nanowires Find Application in Displays II-39
IBM Develops New Memory Device II-39

Samsung Introduces New EPD II-40
VIA Launches VIA Nano II-40
VIA Introduces VIA EPIA NX-Series Mainboard II-40
CopyTele Develops LVND Flat Panel Display II-40
Hitachi Announces Nanotechnology Milestone for Hard Disk
Drives Capacity II-41
Ramtron’s New Integrated EDR Incorporates F-RAM Capabilities II-41
Ramtron Unveils New Serial F-RAM with 2Mb Memory II-42
Ramtron Unveils FM3135 II-43
Everspin Includes Small Footprint and byte-wide BGA Products
into MRAM family II-43
Ramtron Enhances Its Range of AEC-Q100-Specified F-RAM Memory
Devices II-44
Samsung Introduces First 30nm Flash Memory in the World II-44
RIC Launches 4Mb FRAM II-45
Hewlett-Packard Launches Nanotechnology Based New Computer Chip II-45
Samsung Develops a New Chip for Digital TVs II-46
Epson and Fujitsu Develop Next-Generation FRAM Technology II-46
Fujitsu Introduces Embedded FRAM for Digital Televisions II-46

Sistema Acquires Sitronics-Nanotechnology II-48
VT International Acquires Nanotailor II-48
Lockheed Martin Acquires Government Business Unit of Nantero II-48
Unidym Enters Into Joint Venture with Samsung II-49
Atotech Partners with CNSE II-49
Qimonda AG in Partnership with Elpida Memory Inc. to Develop
Nano-Chips II-49
IBM Secures AFRL Contract II-50
Sharp and Nanosys Extend Collaboration Agreement II-50
Freescale Forms New Company for MRAM Development II-50
Samsung to Increase Production of 42nm NAND Memory Chips II-51
IMFT to Commence Production of 32Gb NAND Flash Memory II-51
AIXTRON Completes Nanoinstruments Acquisition II-51
Sumitomo Chemical Acquires Cambridge Display Technology II-52
NEC and Toshiba Agree to Collaboratively Develop 32nm Chips II-52
RCDS Collaborates with Nanosys to Develop Nano Optical Subsystem II-52
DoCoMo Collaborates with Nanosys II-52
RIC Partners with TI II-53
In-Q-Tel and Nanosys Expand Macro-electronics Collaboration II-53
Ovonyx and Hynix Collaborate on PCM Products Development II-53
IBM, Infineon, Freescale, Samsung & Chartered Cooperate on
32-nm Semiconductors II-54
Nano-Terra Enters into Agreement with 3M II-54
IEEE Completes Nanoelectronics Standards Roadmap II-55

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (US) II-56
Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd (Japan) II-56
General Nanotechnology LLC (US) II-57
Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. (US) II-57
Hitachi, Ltd. (Japan) II-57
International Business Machines Corporation (US) II-58
Infineon Technologies, AG (Germany) II-58
Motorola, Inc. (US) II-59
NanoInk, Inc. (US) II-59
Nanonex Corporation (US) II-60
Nanosys, Inc. (US) II-60
Nantero, Inc. (US) II-60
Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (South Korea) II-60
Texas Instruments Incorporated (US) II-61
ZettaCore, Inc. (US) II-61
Zyvex Instruments, LLC (US) II-62


Total Companies Profiled: 65 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 71)
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Region/Country Players
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The United States 50
Japan 8
Europe 10
Germany 5
The United Kingdom 1
Rest of Europe 4
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 3
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  • Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (US)
  • Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd (Japan)
  • General Nanotechnology LLC (US)
  • Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. (US)
  • Hitachi, Ltd. (Japan)
  • International Business Machines Corporation (US)
  • Infineon Technologies, AG (Germany)
  • Motorola, Inc. (US)
  • NanoInk, Inc. (US)
  • Nanonex Corporation (US)
  • Nanosys, Inc. (US)
  • Nantero, Inc. (US)
  • Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (South Korea)
  • Texas Instruments Incorporated (US)
  • ZettaCore, Inc. (US)
  • Zyvex Instruments, LLC (US)
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