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Ceramic Capacitors: Technologies and Opportunities

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Ceramic Capacitors: Technologies and Opportunities
Published: December 4, 2018 Content info: 145 Pages
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Report Highlights:

The global market for ceramic capacitors should grow from $14.8 billion in 2018 to $30.7 billion by 2023 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.7% for the period of 2018-2023.

Communications segment of ceramic capacitors market should grow from $5.5 billion in 2018 to $12.5 billion by 2023 at a CAGR of 18.0% for the period of 2018-2023.

Computers and peripherals segment of ceramic capacitors market should grow from $2.9 billion in 2018 to $5.4 billion by 2023 at a CAGR of 13.7% for the period of 2018-2023.

Report Scope:

This report provides an updated review of ceramic capacitor technology, including materials and production processes, and identifies current and emerging applications for this technology.

BCC Research delineates the current market status for ceramic capacitors, defines trends and presents growth forecasts for the five-year forecast period from 2018 through 2023. The market is analyzed based on the following segments: capacitor type, material type, application, and region. In addition, technological issues, including key events and the latest developments, are discussed.

More specifically, the market analysis conducted by BCC Research for this report is divided into five sections.

In the first section, an introduction to the topic and a historical review of ceramic capacitors are provided, including an outline of recent events. In this section, current and emerging applications for ceramic capacitors are also identified and grouped in segments (i.e., aerospace and space exploration, automotive, communication, computers and peripherals, consumer products, defense, industrial, medical, and entertainment).

The second section provides a technological review of ceramic capacitors. This section offers a revised and detailed description of traditional and emerging materials for ceramic capacitors as well as typical fabrication methods and recent process updates. This section concludes with an analysis of the most important technological developments since 2016, including examples of significant patents recently issued or applied for, as well as highlights of the most active research organizations operating in this field.

The third section entails a global market analysis for ceramic capacitors. Global revenues (sales data in millions of dollars) are presented for each segment (i.e., capacitor type, material type, application, and region), with actual data referring to the years 2016 and 2017 and estimates for 2018. Dollar figures refer to sales of ceramic capacitors at the manufacturing level.

The analysis of current revenues is followed by a detailed presentation of market growth trends, based on industry growth, technological trends and regional trends. The third section concludes by providing projected revenues for ceramic capacitors within each segment, together with forecast CAGRs for the period 2018 through 2023. Projected and forecast revenue values are in constant U.S. dollars, unadjusted for inflation.

The fourth section of the study, which covers the global industry structure, offers a list of the leading suppliers of ceramic capacitors, together with a description of their products. The analysis includes a description of the geographical distribution of these firms and an evaluation of other key industry players. Detailed company profiles of the top players are also provided.

The fifth and final section includes an analysis of recently issued U.S. patents, with a summary of patents related to ceramic capacitor materials, fabrication methods, and applications. Patent analysis is performed by region, country, assignee, patent category, application, and material type.

Report Includes:

  • 52 data tables and 16 additional tables
  • An overview of the global markets for ceramic capacitors, their technologies and opportunities
  • Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2016 to 2018, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2023
  • Historical review of ceramic capacitors and a detailed description of current and emerging applications for these products
  • Insights on materials and fabrication processes used for ceramic capacitor devices
  • Evaluation of latest technological developments and illustration of current research activities related to these devices
  • Detailed description of leading suppliers of ceramic capacitors and other key players
  • Company profiles of major market players, including Darfon Electronics, Murata Manufacturing, Nippon Chemi-con., Samsung Electro-mechanic and Walsin Technology
Table of Contents
Product Code: AVM163A

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

  • Study Goals and Objectives
  • Reasons for Doing This Study
  • Intended Audience
  • Scope of Report
  • Methodology and Information Sources
  • Market Breakdown
  • Analyst's Credentials
  • BCC Custom Research
  • Related BCC Research Reports

Chapter 2: Summary and Highlights

Chapter 3: Market and Technology Background

  • Electronic Components and Ceramic Capacitors
  • The Capacitor Industry
  • Milestones in the History of Ceramic Capacitors and Recent Events
  • Current and Emerging Applications for Ceramic Capacitors

Chapter 4: Technology

  • Introduction
  • Fabrication Process
    • Dielectric Formulation and Tape Casting
    • Electrode Metallization and Screen Printing
    • Drying and Lamination
    • Cutting, De-binding and Sintering
    • Termination, Electroplating and Finishing
  • New Features and Improvements
    • Chip Construction
    • Materials and Fabrication Technologies
    • Applications
  • Latest Technological Developments from 2016 to Present
    • Termination Process for Reducing Cracks in MLCCs
    • Ceramic Dielectric Composition for Automotive Applications
    • MLCCs from Flat Barium Titanate Particles
    • 3D Printing of Ceramic Capacitors
  • Other Relevant R&D Activity

Chapter 5: Global Markets

  • Analysis Outline
  • Global Market Summary
  • Current Market Status
    • Market by Capacitor Type
    • Market by Material Type
    • Market by Application
    • Market by Region
  • Market Growth Trends
    • Industry Growth
    • Industry Trends
    • Regional Trends
    • Market Forecast
    • Market by Capacitor Type
    • Market by Material Type
    • Market by Application
    • Market by Region

Chapter 6: Global Industry Structure and Company Profiles

  • Leading Suppliers of Ceramic Capacitors
  • Other Industry Players
    • Company Profiles
      • CHAOZHOU THREE-CIRCLE
      • DARFON ELECTRONICS
      • EXXELIA
      • FENGHUA ELECTRONICS
      • JOHANSON
      • KEMET
      • KYOCERA
      • KNOWLES PRECISION DEVICES
      • MARUWA
      • MURATA MANUFACTURING
      • NIC COMPONENTS
      • NIPPON CHEMI-CON
      • PRESIDIO COMPONENTS
      • SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS
      • SAMWHA
      • TAIYO YUDEN
      • TDK
      • VISHAY INTERTECHNOLOGY
      • WALSIN TECHNOLOGY
      • YAGEO

Chapter 7: Patent Analysis

  • Introduction
  • Summary of Recently Awarded Patents
  • General Trends
  • Trends by Country and Region
  • Trends by Assignee
  • Trends by Patent Category
  • Trends by Application
  • Trends by Material Type
  • Trends by Capacitor Type

List of Tables

  • Summary Table: Global Market for Ceramic Capacitors, by Application, Through 2023
    • Table 1: Common Types of Fixed Capacitors
    • Table 2: Classification of Class I Ceramic Capacitors
    • Table 3: Classification of Class II Ceramic Capacitors
    • Table 4: Global Market for Capacitors, by Type, Through 2023
    • Table 5: Technological Milestones for Ceramic Capacitors
    • Table 6: Global Number of Patent Applications and Patents Issued for Ceramic Capacitors, 1970-2017
    • Table 7: Applications of Ceramic Capacitors
    • Table 8: Basic Construction Steps of Ceramic Capacitors
    • Table 9: Typical Materials Used for Fabrication of Ceramic Capacitors
    • Table 10: Typical Nanomaterials Used for Nano Inks
    • Table 11: Other Relevant R&D Activity in the U.S., 2016-2018
    • Table 12: Other Relevant R&D Activity in Europe, 2016-2018
    • Table 13: Other Relevant R&D Activity in Asia-Pacific, 2016-2018
    • Table 14: Other Relevant R&D Activity in the Rest of the World, 2016-2018
    • Table 15: Global Market for Ceramic Capacitors, by End Use, Through 2023
    • Table 16: Global Market for Ceramic Capacitors, by Type, Through 2018
    • Table 17: Global Market for Thick Film Ceramic Capacitors, by Type, Through 2018
    • Table 18: Global Market for Class I Ceramic Capacitors, by Material Type, Through 2018
    • Table 19: Global Market for Class II Ceramic Capacitors, by Material Type, Through 2018
    • Table 20: Global Market for Ceramic Capacitors, by Material Type, Through 2018
    • Table 21: Global Market for Ceramic Capacitors, by Application, Through 2018
    • Table 22: Global Market for Ceramic Capacitors, by Region, Through 2018
    • Table 23: Global Market for Semiconductors, by Region, Through 2023
    • Table 24: Global Market for Broadband and Wireless Communications Systems, by Type, Through 2023
    • Table 25: Global Market for Power Electronics, by Region, Through 2023
    • Table 26: Global Market for Portable Computers, Tablets, Smartphones, and Peripherals, by Type, Through 2023
    • Table 27: Global Market for Household Consumer Products, by Type, Through 2023
    • Table 28: Global Market for Displays, by Type, Through 2023
    • Table 29: Global Market for Light-Emitting Diodes, by Type, Through 2023
    • Table 30: Global Market for Wearable Electronics, by Type, Through 2023
    • Table 31: Global Market Volume for the Automotive Industry, by Region, Through 2023
    • Table 32: Global Market for Automotive Electronic Controls, by Type, Through 2023
    • Table 33: Global Market Volume for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles, by Type, Through 2023
    • Table 34: Global Market for Medical Devices and Implants, by Type, Through 2023
    • Table 35: Global Market for Patient Monitoring, Diagnostics and Therapy, by Type, Through 2023
    • Table 36: Global Market for Medical Imaging and Instrumentation, by Type, Through 2023
    • Table 37: Global Market for Medical Electronics, by Type, Through 2023
    • Table 38: Global Market for Industrial Controls, by Type, Through 2023
    • Table 39: Global Market for Defense Electronics, by Region, Through 2023
    • Table 40: Global Market for the Aerospace Industry, by Region, Through 2023
    • Table 41: Global Market for the Entertainment Industry, by Type, Through 2023
    • Table 42: Global Market for the Digital Entertainment Industry, by Category, Through 2023
    • Table 43: Global Market for the Digital Video/Audio Entertainment Industry, by End Use, Through 2023
    • Table 44: Global Market for Autonomous Vehicles, by Region, Through 2025
    • Table 45: lobal Market for Satellite Communications Equipment, by Region, Through 2023
    • Table 46: Global Market for Smart Factory Technologies, by Region, Through 2023
    • Table 47: Global Market for Ceramic Capacitors, by Type, Through 2023
    • Table 48: Global Market for Thick Film Ceramic Capacitors, by Type, Through 2023
    • Table 49: Global Market for Class I Ceramic Capacitors, by Material Type, Through 2023
    • Table 50: Global Market for Class II Ceramic Capacitors, by Material Type, Through 2023
    • Table 51: Global Market for Ceramic Capacitors, by Material Type, Through 2023
    • Table 52: Global Market for Ceramic Capacitors, by Application, Through 2023
    • Table 53: Global Market for Ceramic Capacitors, by Region, Through 2023
    • Table 54: Leading Suppliers of Ceramic Capacitors, 2018
    • Table 55: Leading Suppliers, by Capacitor Type, 2018
    • Table 56: Regional Distribution of Leading Suppliers, by Capacitor Type, 2018
    • Table 57: Other Key Industry Players
    • Table 58: Patents Related to Ceramic Capacitors, 2018
    • Table 59: Patent Trends for Ceramic Capacitors, 2013-2018
    • Table 60: Patents for Ceramic Capacitors, by Region, 2018
    • Table 61: Patents for Ceramic Capacitors, by Country, 2018
    • Table 62: Patents for Ceramic Capacitors, by Assignee Name, 2018
    • Table 63: Patents for Ceramic Capacitors, by Organization Type, 2018
    • Table 64: Patents for Ceramic Capacitors, by Patent Category, 2018
    • Table 65: Patents for Ceramic Capacitors, by Application, 2018
    • Table 66: Patents for Ceramic Capacitors, by Material Type, 2018
    • Table 67: Patents for Ceramic Capacitors, by Capacitor Type, 2018

List of Figures

  • Summary Figure: Global Market for Ceramic Capacitors, by Application, 2016-2023
    • Figure 1: Global Market Share for Capacitors, by Type, 2023
    • Figure 2: Global Number of Patent Applications and Patents Issued for Ceramic Capacitors, 1970-2016
    • Figure 3: Share for Recent R&D Activity in the U.S., by Type, 2016-2018
    • Figure 4: Share for Recent R&D Activity in Europe, by Type, 2016-2018
    • Figure 5: Share for Recent R&D Activities in Asia-Pacific, by Type, 2016-2018
    • Figure 6: Share for Recent R&D Activity in the Rest of the World, by Type, 2016-2018
    • Figure 7: Share for Recent R&D Activity, by Region, 2016-2018
    • Figure 8: Drivers, Restraints, Challenges, and Opportunities for the Ceramic Capacitor Market
    • Figure 9: Global Market for Ceramic Capacitors, by End Use, 2016-2023
    • Figure 10: Global Market Share for Ceramic Capacitors, by Type, 2018
    • Figure 11: Global Market Share for Thick Film Ceramic Capacitors, by Type, 2018
    • Figure 12: Global Market Share for Class I Ceramic Capacitors, by Material Type, 2018
    • Figure 13: Global Market Share for Class II Ceramic Capacitors, by Material Type, 2018
    • Figure 14: Global Market Share for Ceramic Capacitors, by Material Type, 2018
    • Figure 15: Global Market Share for Ceramic Capacitors, by Application, 2018
    • Figure 16: Global Market Share for Ceramic Capacitors, by Region, 2018
    • Figure 17: Global Market Share for Semiconductors, by Region, 2023
    • Figure 18: Global Market Share for Broadband and Wireless Communications Systems, by Type, 2023
    • Figure 19: Global Market Share for Power Electronics, by Region, 2023
    • Figure 20: Global Market Share for Portable Computers, Tablets, Smartphones, and Peripherals, by Type, 2023
    • Figure 21: Global Market Share for Household Consumer Products, by Type, 2023
    • Figure 22: Global Market Share for Displays, by Type, 2023
    • Figure 23: Global Market Share for Light-Emitting Diodes, by Type, 2023
    • Figure 24: Global Market Share for Wearable Electronics, by Type, 2023
    • Figure 25: Global Market Volume Share for the Automotive Industry, by Region, 2023
    • Figure 26: Global Market Share for Automotive Electronic Controls, by Type, 2023
    • Figure 27: Global Market Volume Share for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles, by Type, 2023
    • Figure 28: Global Market Share for Medical Devices and Implants, by Type, 2023
    • Figure 29: Global Market Share for Patient Monitoring, Diagnostics and Therapy, by Type, 2023
    • Figure 30: Global Market Share for Medical Imaging and Instrumentation, by Type, 2023
    • Figure 31: Global Market Share for Medical Electronics, by Type, 2023
    • Figure 32: Global Market Share for Industrial Controls, by Type, 2023
    • Figure 33: Global Market Share for Defense Electronics, by Region, 2023
    • Figure 34: Global Market Share for the Aerospace Industry, by Region, 2023
    • Figure 35: Global Market Share for the Entertainment Industry, by Type, 2023
    • Figure 36: Global Market Share for the Digital Entertainment Industry, by Category, 2023
    • Figure 37: Global Market Share for the Digital Video/Audio Entertainment Industry, by End Use, 2023
    • Figure 38: Global Market Share for Autonomous Vehicles, by Region, 2025
    • Figure 39: Global Market Share for Satellite Communications Equipment, by Region, 2023
    • Figure 40: Global Market Share for Smart Factory Technologies, by Region, 2023
    • Figure 41: Global Market Share for Ceramic Capacitors, by Type, 2023
    • Figure 42: Global Market Share for Thick Film Ceramic Capacitors, by Type, 2023
    • Figure 43: Global Market Share for Class I Ceramic Capacitors, by Material Type, 2023
    • Figure 44: Global Market Share for Class II Ceramic Capacitors, by Material Type, 2023
    • Figure 45: Global Market Share for Ceramic Capacitors, by Material Type, 2023
    • Figure 46: Global Market Share for Ceramic Capacitors, by Application, 2023
    • Figure 47: Global Market Share for Ceramic Capacitors, by Region, 2023
    • Figure 48: Regional Distribution of Leading Players, by Capacitor Type, 2018
    • Figure 49: Patent Trends for Ceramic Capacitors, 2013-2018
    • Figure 50: Patents Share for Ceramic Capacitors, by Region, 2018
    • Figure 51: Patents Share for Ceramic Capacitors, by Country, 2018
    • Figure 52: Patents Share for Ceramic Capacitors, by Organization Type, 2018
    • Figure 53: Patents Share for Ceramic Capacitors, by Patent Category, 2018
    • Figure 54: Patents Share for Ceramic Capacitors, by Application, 2018
    • Figure 55: Patents Share for Ceramic Capacitors, by Material Type, 2018
    • Figure 56: Patents Share for Ceramic Capacitors, by Capacitor Type, 2018
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