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Market Definitions and Methodology: Semiconductor Wafer Fab Equipment

Published: 17 January 2017

ID: G00315393

Analyst(s): Barbara Van, David Christensen, Takashi Ogawa, Bob Johnson


This document contains the segment methodology and definitions used in semiconductor equipment forecasts and market share research.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know



  • Market Share Methodology
  • Vendor Revenue Profile
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Change of Vendor Name
  • Documentation and Citation


High-Level Definitions and Segmentation

  • Semiconductor Equipment Market Segmentation
    • Total Wafer Fab Equipment
  • Product Definitions
    • Lithography
    • Doping Equipment
    • RTP and Oxidation/Diffusion
    • Deposition
    • Material Removal and Cleaning
    • Manufacturing Automation and Control
    • Process Control
    • Other Wafer-Level Manufacturing Equipment

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