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Analysis of Global Lithography Metrology Equipment Market, Forecast to 2021

Analysis of Global Lithography Metrology Equipment Market, Forecast to 2021

The lithography metrology equipment market is riding on the high wave of the semiconductor industry. The 2x and 1x nodes of memory and logic devices, coupled with the sensor and connected devices required to support the growth in IoT, self-driving cars, and ARs are among the key drivers which will drive the lithography metrology market. Worth $957.9 million in 2016, the market is expected reach revenue of $ 1370.1 million by 2021 at a CAGR of 7.4% although each product segment will vary in growth rate. The overlay and OCD segment will witness high growth driven primarily by the technical capability to measure at required specification and high throughput for the sub-28 nm nodes.

Research Scope

The study focuses on both dimensional and placement metrology systems used for the process control in patterning the wafers and reticles in semiconductor fabs and mask shops, particularly after mask and etch processes of the process flow. The metrology systems covered in the study includes:

• CD-SEM
• OCD
• Overlay

The market size of each product segment is provided for 2016 and forecasted up to 2021. The competitive landscape of each segment and the market share of key competitors such as Hitachi High-Technologies, KLA-Tencor, and ASML are also provided along with their strategic approach towards the market. The market participants are working towards enhancing the current capabilities to stay valid with device miniaturization and growing complexity of the architecture. A comparison of the current technological capability of each product is also provided. Furthermore, an insight into new technologies being developed to meet the future needs of the industry is also provided.

The study highlights and analyzes the factors that will enable market growth and the challenges that the industry will face during 2017 to 2021. In addition, the study covers a geographical analysis of the market with revenue in 2016 and an analysis of forecasted growth until 2021.

Key Questions this Study will Answer

• Which product segment will grow the fastest in the next 5 years and what is the market size in terms of revenue for each of the segments?
• What impact will IoT and industry inflection will have on the market?
• What are the key market and technology trends?
• What are the competitive landscape and dynamics influencing the growth and development of the market?
• Will the current technological capability of the products meet the requirement of future devices, given that the form factor evolves drastically in the sub-10 nm node?


  • Executive Summary
    • Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
    • CEO's Perspective (Conclusion and Implication)
  • Market Overview
    • Research Scope
    • Market Definition
    • Definition and Segmentation
    • Key Questions this Study will Answer
    • Research Aims and Objective
    • Research Methodology
    • Market Segmentation
    • Market Distribution Channel
    • Industry Inflection
  • Market Drivers And Restraints—Lithography Metrology Equipment Market
    • Market Drivers
    • Drivers Explained
      • Table Device Type vs. Technology Node in Production, Global, 2016
    • Market Restraints
    • Restraints Explained
  • Revenue Forecast—Lithography Metrology Equipment Market
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Lithography Metrology Equipment Market: Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2016
    • Forecast Assumptions
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table Lithography Metrology Equipment Market: Revenue Forecast, Global, 2015–2021
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by Region
      • Table Lithography Metrology Equipment Market: Percent Revenue Forecast by Region, Global, 2015–2021
    • Revenue Forecast by Region
      • Table Lithography Metrology Equipment Market: Revenue Forecast by Region, Global, 2015–2021
    • Regional Hot Spots
    • Regional Hot Spot Discussion
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion by Region
  • Market Share and Competitive Analysis—Lithography Metrology Equipment Market
    • Market Share
    • Market Share Analysis
      • Table Lithography Metrology Equipment Market: Market Share Analysis of Top 6 Participants, Global, 2016
    • Competitive Environment
    • Top Competitors—SWOT Analysis
    • Competitor Profile—Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation
    • Competitor Profile—KLA-Tencor
    • Competitor Profile—ASML
    • Competitive Factors and Assessment
  • Growth Opportunities and Companies to Action
    • 3 Major Growth Opportunities for Lithography Metrology Equipment Market
    • Growth Opportunity—Internet of Things
    • Growth Opportunity—Device Advancements
    • Growth Opportunity—Advanced Process Control
    • Strategic Imperatives for Success and Growth
  • Technology Trends
    • Edge Placement Error—A Trending Equipment
    • CD-AFM Market
    • Technology Comparison
    • Hybrid Metrology—Overview
    • Frost Perspective—Rental Equipment Business Model
  • CD-SEM Segment Analysis
    • Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table CD-SEM Segment: Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2016
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table CD-SEM Segment: Revenue Forecast, Global, 2015–2021
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Market Share
    • Market Share Analysis
      • Table CD-SEM Segment: Company Market Share Analysis of Top 2 Participants, Global, 2016
  • OCD Segment Analysis
    • Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table OCD Segment: Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2016
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table OCD Segment: Revenue Forecast, Global, 2015–2021
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Market Share
    • Market Share Analysis
      • Table OCD Segment: Company Market Share Analysis of Top 2 Participants, Global, 2016
  • Overlay Segment Analysis
    • Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Overlay Segment: Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2016
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table Overlay Segment: Revenue Forecast, Global, 2015–2021
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Market Share
    • Market Share Analysis
      • Table Overlay Segment: Company Market Share Analysis of Top 2 Participants, Global, 2016
  • APAC Analysis
    • Key Findings
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table Lithography Metrology Equipment Market: Revenue Forecast, APAC, 2015–2021
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion
  • NA Analysis
    • Key Findings
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table Lithography Metrology Equipment Market: Revenue Forecast, NA, 2015–2021
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion
  • EMEA Analysis
    • Key Findings
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table Lithography Metrology Equipment Market: Revenue Forecast, EMEA, 2015–2021
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion
  • Conclusion
    • The Last Word—Three Big Predictions
  • Appendix
    • Market Engineering Methodology
    • Additional Sources of Information
    • List of Companies in the Lithography Metrology Equipment Market
    • Partial List of Companies Interviewed
    • Learn More—Next Steps
    • Abbreviations and Acronyms Used

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