CMP Technologies & Markets to the 16nm Node

The market for CMP slurries and pads will reach record levels for the next several years according to our new CMP report, CMP Technologies and Markets to the 16nm Node.

Overall, Linx sees the market for CMP slurries and pads used in semiconductor manufacturing growing from $1.5 billion in 2010 to a little over $2.0 billion in 2015. The number of polishes (by technology node) will grow by at least 15% CAGR as illustrated below:

CMP Technologies and Markets to the 16nm Node outlines market opportunities available to chemicals and materials suppliers and other industry participants as a result of strong growth of CMP. The report examines both current CMP applications as well as the emergence of new applications and includes:

  • Forecasts for CMP operations by device type and process
  • Detailed perspectives on CMP operations for 65, 45, 32, 22 and 16nm process technologies
  • The impact of emerging technologies
  • Supplier positioning analysis

Executive Summary

1. Executive Summary

  • Growth in slurries and pads, by application
  • Regional distribution of polishes

2. Methodology

  • List Of Organizations Interviewed
  • Model Schematic

3. Forecast Drivers

  • Market Forecast
  • Roadmap And Device Assumptions

4. CMP Applications in Wafer Fab BEOL

Review of POR, Challenges, consumables, activities of leading fabs for the following applications to 22nm:
  • Bulk copper
  • Barrier, including Ta/Ru

5. CMP Applications in Wafer Fab FEOL

  • Oxide
  • STI
  • Tungsten
  • Emerging
    • Stress, FINFETS, RMG

6. CMP Equipment

  • 450mm Analysis
  • Ebara FREX
  • Reflexion GT
  • Impact of new technologies

7. Market Assessment and Forecasts

  • Overall market for slurries and pads
  • Regional Breakdowns
  • CMP unit operation forecasts:
    • By application
    • By node
    • By device type
  • Pricing Info

8. Supplier Assessment

  • Supplier Landscape
  • Slurry Suppliers
  • Pad Suppliers

9. Business Analysis & Opportunities

  • Growth in FEOL
  • Growth in W
  • Growth in Cu
  • Structural Industry Challenges