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Market Insight: Intrinsic Silicon Demand for Semiconductor Fabs

Published: 28 April 2015

ID: G00271698

Analyst(s): Takashi Ogawa

Summary

An estimation using Gartner's new model enables business planning managers of upstream industries to make an effective assessment of silicon wafer demand components that are closely linked to semiconductor fab operation trends.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

Background and Context

  • Wafer Demand Volatility Shows Significant Responsiveness to the Market Environment
  • Seasonal Variation Increases in the Mobile Era

The Impact

Conclusion

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