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GaNtronics: R&D Portfolio and Opportunity Analysis 2020

  • Company Profile
  • 61 Pages
  • August 2020
  • Frost & Sullivan
  • ID: 5144800

GaNtronics to Observe Rapid Adoption in Power Electronic Applications in the Short Term

This technology and innovation report offers insights on the recent innovations in GaN. The scope of this research service focuses mainly on some forms of GaN, which are opening up new avenues in the industries like power electronics and communication as a promising alternative for silicon semiconductors. This research service also offers insights on applications that might evolve in the next 5 to 6 years.

Compound semiconductors cater to 4 major industrial segments which are high power electronics, photonics, sensors, and communication. Gallium Nitride (GaN) is one of the dominant compound semiconductor that is in the middle of semiconductor revolution. Research and development toward improving the performance parameters of GaN and to determine new material combinations which can become an alternative for silicon is an on-going process. GaN’s sudden rise to popularity in the semiconductor community can be accredited to its capability to propel the rapid advancements in technologies such as 5G (5th generation) communication, wireless charging, and energy conversion.

This report covers various compound technologies and includes the following modules:

  • Technology landscape
  • Applications assessment
  • Factors influencing development and adoption-Key drivers and challenges
  • Global trends and innovation indicators
  • Stakeholder Initiatives and Innovation profiles
  • Breadth of applications impacted
  • Technology and application roadmaps showing the future prospects for transistors
  • Strategic insights about market and emerging trends

Table of Contents

1. Strategic Imperatives
1.1 The Strategic Imperative 8™
1.2 The Impact of the Top Three Strategic Imperatives on the GaNtronics Industry
1.3 About The Growth Pipeline Engine™
1.4 Growth Opportunities Fuel the Growth Pipeline Engine™
1.5 Research Methodology

2. Executive Summary
2.1 Research Scope
2.2 Key Research Findings
3. Gallium Nitride - Technology Landscape
3.1 Technology Significance of Gallium Nitride in Today’s Electronics Industry
3.2 Technological Competence of GaN with Silicon and Silicon Carbide
3.3 Silicon Limitations, Circuit Miniaturization, and Emergence of Applications, such as 5G is Driving Innovations in GaN
3.4 Rising Demand for Green Energy and High Power Consumption are Propelling Developments in GaN
3.5 High Production Costs and Complex Fabrication Process are Hampering the Growth of GaN
3.6 Emergence of Wireless Technologies and Global Push for Developing GaN Technologies are Key Enablers of GaN

4. GaNtronics - Key Research Areas, Global Scenario, Patent, Funding, and Supply Chain Analysis
4.1 Emerging Technological Areas In GaNtronics
4.2 Technologies to Improve the Material Properties of GaN
4.3 Substrate Technologies Commonly used in GaNtronics
4.4 Emerging Substrate Technologies for Niche Applications of GaNtronics
4.5 Majority of the Patents Published in GaNtronics Focus on GaN Semiconductors and the Fabrication Techniques
4.6 Government Funding will be Key for Growth of GaNtronics
4.7 Strategic Collaborations, VC Funding will be Key for Growth of GaNtronics
4.8 Key Players in the Industry Value Chain of GaNtronics
4.9 Global Scenario of Adoption of GaNtronics over Silicon Electronics
4.10 GaNtronics Innovations in North America
4.11 GaNtronics Innovations in Europe
4.12 GaNtronics Innovations in APAC

5. Application Diversity of GaNtronics
5.1 Impact Assessment of Applications that Leverage GaNtronics
5.2 Automotive and Telecommunication are Driving Innovations in GaNtronics
5.3 Consumer Electronics is Key to the Growth of GaNtronics
5.4 Defense and Security Sector is a Major Beneficiary of GaNtronics

6. GaNtronics - Impact Analysis and Future Roadmap
6.1 Advancements in Wafer Fabrication Technologies is Key to Growth of GaNtronics
6.2 Device and System Module Manufacturers Encourage Developments in GaNtronics
6.3 Impact of COVID-19 on the Extensive Supply Chain of GaNtronics
6.4 From the Analyst’s Desk: What is the Nature of Competition and Global Adoption Scenario for GaNtronics
6.5 From the Analyst’s Desk: What are Key Attractive Applications and Future Opportunities for GaNtronics?

7. Growth Opportunities
7.1 Growth Opportunity 1: GaNtronics to Observe Rapid Adoption in Power Electronic Applications in the Short Term
7.2 Growth Opportunity 1: GaNtronics in Power Electronic Applications
7.3 Growth Opportunity 2: GaNtronics to Observe High Traction in Next Generation Communication Applications in Short Term
7.4 Growth Opportunity 2: GaNtronics in Radio Frequency-based Communication Applications
7.5 Growth Opportunity 3: GaNtronics to Observe Rapid Adoption in Displays, Lighting, and Sensing Applications
7. 6 Growth Opportunity 3: GaNtronics in Lighting, Next Generation Displays and Sensors

8. Industry Contacts
8.1 Key Contacts