Global Photolithography Equipment Market stood at USD 15,904.02 million in 2021 and is forecast to register a CAGR of 16.70% by 2027. The demand for photolithography equipment is primarily drive by the high demand for smaller electronic devices, increasing internet of things penetration and the expansion of the semiconductor industry. Moreover, the factors such as high equipment operational and maintenance cost, limitation for curved surfaces hinder the growth of Global Photolithography Equipment Market. In addition to this, lockdown during the covid pandemic impacted the overall supply chain and demand for consumer devices. On the other hand, the decrease in wafer demand during the pandemic declines the growth of photolithography equipment all over the globe.

A type of lithography equipment called photolithography uses light to imprint patterns on a substrate. By etching away material with minute details, this patterning can be used to make goods such as circuit boards or microchips. The semiconductor and microelectronics industries employ photolithography equipment to pattern thin sheets of material on a substrate. The capability of photolithography equipment to fabricate incredibly tiny objects on a substrate is its main benefit. Furthermore, it is used to transfer a specific pattern from an image onto a substrate, creating a pattern that serves as a mask during an etching or diffusion process, to create semiconductor devices, thin-film circuits, optical devices, and printed circuits.

Emergence of Advanced Consumer Products in the Consumer Electronics Industry

Gaining popularity in the consumer electronics world are smart home devices, wearable health monitors, and entertainment devices. Consumers are expected to gravitate toward energy-efficient smart home products such as smart thermostats, light bulbs, and switches to save on high electricity bills. Therefore, the transition of electronic goods from fully automated systems toward the emergence of a smart home that interconnects all the household devices to create a single controlling unit will result in the high adoption of ICs and photolithography techniques. Manufacturers are encouraged to introduce better consumer products with improved functionalities due to the growing consumer demand for better electronics. Smart wearables, also known as wearable technology, include smartwatches, fitness trackers, and smart fabrics and require ICs using the photolithography technique, which is likely to augment the demand of photolithography equipment during the forecast period.

Rising Wafer Processing and Fabrication Capacities in Semiconductor Industry Presently, the semiconductor industry is focused on increasing its production capacity due to the chip shortage witnessed globally. Key players in the industry are focusing on investment in the development of new fabrication processes and expansion of older facilities. Thus, rise in adoption of new fabs and investments in fabrication technology are boosting the Global Photolithography Equipment Market. For instance, TSMC, which is Taiwan’s leading pure play foundry, holds a prominent share in the global market and has spent 80% of its capital to extend capacities of advanced chip manufacturing technologies and to invest in deep UV lithography. Hence, these factors are fueling the market growth.

Preference for Improvements in Chip Performance in Cloud & AI Application

The deployment of advances in AI applications and the improvement of cloud performance are both possible with DUV type photolithography methods. In cloud and AI applications, better chip performance and lower power requirements are preferred. Additionally, as a result of the increased demand for DUV lithography systems, photomask producers who make laser writers are being forced to speed up the production of the photomasks needed for complex multi-patterning DUV lithography operations. It has been discovered that DUV lithography systems have higher market prospects than EUV platforms. During the projected period, these developments are expected to support the expansion of the global photolithography equipment market.

The Increased Demand for Miniaturized Electronic Equipment

Miniaturized electronic equipment is gaining popularity in the semiconductor industry as the demand for high-performance electronics increases. In addition, the rising demand for innovative consumer electronics drives the need for flexible and compact integrated circuits. In addition, the growth of technologies such as RFID, MEMS devices, and other power devices increases the demand for thin wafers. This is because thin wafers reduce package thickness, particularly for smartphones, handheld gadgets, and compact electronic items. These developing applications that employ extremely thin and ultrathin die generate substantial demand for tiny electronic devices and contribute toward expanding the worldwide photolithography equipment market.

Increasing Investments in Research and Development

Artificial intelligence and machine learning are two examples of ground-breaking technologies made possible in recent years by the semiconductor industry. Moreover, even more sophisticated devices with more powerful processing and memory capabilities will be needed to advance the digital revolution. In addition, semiconductor businesses have become more interested in establishing end-to-end design and manufacturing capabilities for cutting-edge technology as a result of the COVID-19 crisis disrupting supply chains and rising geopolitical tensions. Many governments are working to promote their regional semiconductor sector since they share this interest, which is probably going to have an impact on the global photolithography equipment market. For instance, to concentrate on regional clusters, South Korea introduced the K-Belt semiconductor strategy. The plan comprises lenient rules, improved infrastructure, long-term financing of USD 886 million, significant tax credits of up to 50% for research and development and 16% for manufacturing. Therefore, the expansion of the global photolithography equipment market during the projected period is likely to be fuelled by expanding R&D activities as well as the semiconductor industry.


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Market Segmentation

Global Photolithography Equipment Market can is segmented on the basis of type, DUV type, wavelength, device wavelength, end-use, application, and region. By Type, the market is segmented into EUV (Extreme Ultraviolet) and DUV (Deep Ultraviolet). By DUV Type, market is segmented into ArFi (Argon Fluoride Immersion), KrF (Krypton Fluoride), ArF (Argon Fluoride) and I-Line. By wavelength, the market is segmented into 1nm-170nm, 170nm-270nm and 270nm-370nm. By device wavelength, the market is segmented into mercury lamps, fluorine lamps, excimer lasers and laser produced plasma. By end-use, the market is segmented into IDMs (Integrated Device Manufacturer) and foundries. By application, the market is segmented into back-end and front-end. By region, the market is segmented into Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, South America, Middle East and Africa.

Company Profiles

ASML Holding N.V., Canon Inc., EV Group (EVG), GlobalFoundries Inc., Nikon Corporation, Veeco Instruments Inc., SUSS MicroTec SE, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited, Eulitha AG, NuFlare Technology Inc. are among the major market players in the Global Photolithography Equipment Market.

Attribute

Details

Market Size Value in 2021

USD 15,904.02 million

Revenue Forecast in 2027

USD 39,320.82 million

Growth Rate

16.70%

Base Year

2021

Historical Years

2017–2020

Estimated Year

2022

Forecast Period

2023–2027

Quantitative Units

Revenue in (USD million) and CAGR for 2017-2021 and 2022-2027

Report Coverage

·         Revenue forecast, company share, competitive landscape, growth factors, and trends

Segments Covered

·         By Type

o   By DUV Type

·         By Wavelength

·         By Device Wavelength

·         By End Use

·         By Application

·         By Region

Regional Scope

Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, South America, Middle East and Africa.

Key Companies Profiled

ASML Holding N.V., Canon Inc., EV Group (EVG), GlobalFoundries Inc., Nikon Corporation, Veeco Instruments Inc., SUSS MicroTec SE, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited, Eulitha AG, NuFlare Technology Inc.

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Report Scope:

In this report, Global Photolithography Equipment Market has been segmented into the following categories in addition to the industry trends which have also been listed below:

  • Global Photolithography Equipment Market, By Type:
    • DUV (Deep Ultraviolet)
    • EUV (Extreme Ultraviolet)

·         Global Photolithography Equipment Market, By DUV Type:

o   ArFi (Argon Fluoride Immersion)

o   KrF (Krypton Fluoride)

o   ArF (Argon Fluoride)

o   I-line

  • Global Photolithography Equipment Market, By Wavelength:
    • 170nm - 270nm
    • 1nm - 170nm
    • 270nm - 370nm

·         Global Photolithography Equipment Market, By Device Wavelength:

o   Excimer Lasers

o   Laser Produced Plasma

o   Fluorine Lamps

o   Mercury Lamps

·         Global Photolithography Equipment Market, By End-Use:

o   IDMs (Integrated Device Manufacturer)

o   Foundries

·         Global Photolithography Equipment Market, By Application:

o   Back-End

o   Front-End

·         Global Photolithography Equipment Market, By Region:

o    Asia-Pacific

§  China

§  South Korea

§  Japan

§  Singapore

§  India

§  Rest of Asia Pacific

o    North America

§  United States

§  Canada

§  Mexico

o    Europe

§  Netherlands

§  Germany

§  France

§  United Kingdom

§  Italy

§  Spain

§  Rest of Europe

o    South America

§  Brazil

§  Argentina

§  Colombia

§  Rest of South America

o    Middle East and Africa

§  Israel

§  UAE

§  Saudi Arabia

§  South Africa

§  Rest Of Middle East & Africa 

Competitive Landscape

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1.    Product Overview

2.    Research Methodology

3.    Executive Summary

4.    Impact of COVID-19 on Global Photolithography Equipment Market

5.    Voice of Customer

5.1.  Brand Awareness

5.2.  Preference for Photolithography Equipment, By Type

5.3.  Key Satisfaction Level

5.4.  Challenges Related to Photolithography Equipment

6.    Global Photolithography Equipment Market Outlook

6.1.  Market Size & Forecast

6.1.1.    By Value

6.2.  Market Share & Forecast

6.2.1.    By Type (EUV (Extreme Ultraviolet), DUV (Deep Ultraviolet))

6.2.1.1.        By DUV Type (ArFi (Argon Flouride Immersion, KrF (Krypton Flouride), ArF (Argon Flouride), I-Line))

6.2.2.    By Duct Type (Thick-Walled Ducts, Tight Protected Ducts)

6.2.3.    By Device Wavelength (Mercury Lamps, Fluorine Lamps, Excimer Lasers, Laser Produced Plasma)

6.2.4.    By End-Use (IDMs (Integrated Device Manufacturer), Foundries)

6.2.5.    By Application (Back-End, Front-End)

6.2.6.    By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa and South America)

6.2.6.1.        Key takeaways

6.2.7.    By Company (2021)

6.3.  Product Market Map (By Type, By Wavelength, By Device Wavelength, By End-Use, By Application, By Region)

7.    Asia-Pacific Photolithography Equipment Market Outlook

7.1.  Market Size & Forecast       

7.1.1.    By Value

7.2.  Market Share & Forecast

7.2.1.    By Type

7.2.1.1.        By DUV Type

7.2.2.    By Wavelength

7.2.3.    By Device Wavelength

7.2.4.    By End-Use

7.2.5.    By Application

7.2.6.    By Country

7.3.  Asia-Pacific: Country Analysis

7.3.1.    China Photolithography Equipment Market Outlook

7.3.1.1.        Market Size & Forecast

7.3.1.1.1.           By Value

7.3.1.2.        Market Share & Forecast

7.3.1.2.1.           By Type

7.3.1.2.1.1.               By DUV Type

7.3.1.2.2.           By Wavelength

7.3.1.2.3.           By Device Wavelength

7.3.1.2.4.           By End-Use

7.3.1.2.5.           By Application

7.3.2.    South Korea Photolithography Equipment Market Outlook

7.3.2.1.        Market Size & Forecast

7.3.2.1.1.           By Value

7.3.2.2.        Market Share & Forecast

7.3.2.2.1.           By Type

7.3.2.2.1.1.               By DUV Type

7.3.2.2.2.           By Wavelength

7.3.2.2.3.           By Device Wavelength

7.3.2.2.4.           By End-Use

7.3.2.2.5.           By Application

7.3.3.    Japan Photolithography Equipment Market Outlook

7.3.3.1.        Market Size & Forecast

7.3.3.1.1.           By Value

7.3.3.2.        Market Share & Forecast

7.3.3.2.1.           By Type

7.3.3.2.1.1.               By DUV Type

7.3.3.2.2.           By Wavelength

7.3.3.2.3.           By Device Wavelength

7.3.3.2.4.           By End-Use

7.3.3.2.5.           By Application

7.3.4.    Singapore Photolithography Equipment Market Outlook

7.3.4.1.        Market Size & Forecast

7.3.4.1.1.           By Value

7.3.4.2.        Market Share & Forecast

7.3.4.2.1.           By Type

7.3.4.2.1.1.               By DUV Type

7.3.4.2.2.           By Wavelength

7.3.4.2.3.           By Device Wavelength

7.3.4.2.4.           By End-Use

7.3.4.2.5.           By Application

7.3.5.    India Photolithography Equipment Market Outlook

7.3.5.1.        Market Size & Forecast

7.3.5.1.1.           By Value

7.3.5.2.        Market Share & Forecast

7.3.5.2.1.           By Type

7.3.5.2.1.1.               By DUV Type

7.3.5.2.2.           By Wavelength

7.3.5.2.3.           By Device Wavelength

7.3.5.2.4.           By End-Use

7.3.5.2.5.           By Application

8.    North America Photolithography Equipment Market Outlook

8.1.  Market Size & Forecast       

8.1.1.    By Value

8.2.  Market Share & Forecast

8.2.1.    By Type

8.2.1.1.        By DUV Type

8.2.2.    By Wavelength

8.2.3.    By Device Wavelength

8.2.4.    By End-Use

8.2.5.    By Application

8.2.6.    By Country

8.3.  North America: Country Analysis

8.3.1.    United States Photolithography Equipment Market Outlook

8.3.1.1.        Market Size & Forecast

8.3.1.1.1.           By Value

8.3.1.2.        Market Share & Forecast

8.3.1.2.1.           By Type

8.3.1.2.1.1.               By DUV Type

8.3.1.2.2.           By Wavelength

8.3.1.2.3.           By Device Wavelength

8.3.1.2.4.           By End-Use

8.3.1.2.5.           By Application

8.3.2.    Canada Photolithography Equipment Market Outlook

8.3.2.1.        Market Size & Forecast

8.3.2.1.1.           By Value

8.3.2.2.        Market Share & Forecast

8.3.2.2.1.           By Type

8.3.2.2.1.1.               By DUV Type

8.3.2.2.2.           By Wavelength

8.3.2.2.3.           By Device Wavelength

8.3.2.2.4.           By End-Use

8.3.2.2.5.           By Application

8.3.3.    Mexico Photolithography Equipment Market Outlook

8.3.3.1.        Market Size & Forecast

8.3.3.1.1.           By Value

8.3.3.2.        Market Share & Forecast

8.3.3.2.1.           By Type

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