A compound semiconductor is the combination of two or more elements in the periodic table. Compound semiconductors cater to 4 major industrial segments which are high power electronics, photonics, sensors, and communication. Gallium Nitride (GaN) is one of the dominant compound semiconductor that is in the middle of semiconductor revolution. Research and development toward improving the performance parameters of GaN and to determine new material combinations which can become an alternative for silicon is an on-going process. GaN’s sudden rise to popularity in the semiconductor community can be accredited to its capability to propel the rapid advancements in technologies such as 5G (5th generation) communication, wireless charging, and energy conversion.
This technology and innovation report offers insights on the recent innovations in GaN. The scope of this research service focuses mainly on some forms of GaN, which are opening up new avenues in the industries like power electronics and communication as a promising alternative for silicon semiconductors. This research service also offers insights on applications that might evolve in the next 5 to 6 years.

This report covers various compound technologies and includes the following modules:

  • Technology landscape
  • Applications assessment
  • Factors influencing development and adoption–Key drivers and challenges
  • Global trends and innovation indicators
  • Stakeholder Initiatives and Innovation profiles
  • Breadth of applications impacted
  • Technology and application roadmaps showing the future prospects for transistors
  • Strategic insights about market and emerging trends