SiC Diodes Market - Global Industry Trend Analysis 2013 to 2017 and Forecast 2018 - 2028


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SiC diodes have gained enormous interest in the past few years due to their exceptional advantages over the conventional silicon diodes. The growing demand for SiC diodes to improve the efficiency of various semiconductor and electronic devices is one of the major factors fuelling the growth of SiC diodes market. Moreover, advanced features of silicon carbide such as inherent radiation-resistance, high temperature operating capacity, high voltage and power handling capacity, and high power efficiency are the factors that drive the demand for SiC diodes. The growing usage of SiC diodes in industrial, power, solar & wind sector for power applications is also driving the growth of the SiC diodes market. Furthermore, with the increased demand for high-power semiconductors, the load on the power equipment has increased, and due to this, the need for electronic devices that can operate in a high-temperature and high-voltage environment is growing rapidly.

SiC diodes have become the choice for most of the next-generation power semiconductor devices and high-temperature semiconductor devices and are quickly replacing the conventional silicon technology. The continuous growth in the demand for high-power semiconductor and electronics devices is fuelling the growth of the SiC diodes market. Moreover, the applications of SiC diodes in opto-semiconductors (LEDs, laser diodes, and lighting) and high-temperature semiconductor products is creating a positive impact on the growth of the SiC diodes market.  

Global SiC Diodes Market: Drivers and Challenges


Increasing demand for electric and hybrid vehicles is the primary factor fuelling the growth of the market. Moreover, the growing demand of SiC diodes in rail transportation, power supply units, photovoltaic applications, and converters & inverters are driving the growth of SiC diodes market. Also, the increase in demand for high-power consumer electronic devices such as air conditioners, refrigerators, and laptops is also creating potential growth opportunities for SiC diodes market.  

Apart from this, the rising trend of electrification vehicles and growing demand for SiC diodes due the rapid digitalization in industrial sector are creating ideal conditions for the growth of SiC diodes market. The demand for smart manufacturing and automation systems is generating huge demand for SiC diodes. Furthermore, the increase in demand for SiC diodes in the automobile industry for switching power supplies and for fast switching speeds is also fuelling the growth of the market. 


In the recent past, it has been observed that countries in various regions such as North America, Asia Pacific, and Western Europe are changing import tariffs and taxes imposed on electronic instruments and consumer electronic products, which is a factor affecting the sale of semiconductors and related electronic devices in these regions. Apart from this, reluctance of various small and medium manufacturing industries towards the adoption of SiC diodes, due to limited budget is one of the major factor limiting the growth of SiC diodes market. 

Global SiC Diodes Market: Segmentation

Segmentation of the SiC Diodes Market on the Basis of Forward Current (max):

  • <10A
  • 10A-20A
  • >20A

Segmentation of the SiC Diodes Market on the Basis of Forward Voltage (max):

  • 0.1V-1.0V
  • 1.1V-1.5V
  • >1.5V

Segmentation of the SiC Diodes Market on the Basis of End-use Industry:

  • Telecommunications
  • Automotive
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Energy & Utility
  • Medical
  • Others

Global SiC Diodes Market: Competition Landscape

Key Players

Examples of some of the prominent players operating in the global SiC diodes market are STMicroelectronics, Infineon Technologies AG, Microsemi, ROHM Semiconductor, ON Semiconductor, CREE Inc. (WolfSpeed), Toshiba Corporation, Fuji Electric Co., Ltd., Renesas Electronics Corporation, Sanken Electric Co., Ltd., United Silicon Carbide, Inc., GeneSiC Semiconductor Inc., and Monolith Semiconductor Inc. 

Global SiC Diodes Market: Regional Overview

Geographically, Asia Pacific is expected to be a large market for SiC diodes due to the increasing demand for SiC diodes in industrial, power, solar & wind sector for power applications and presence of various key players in the region. The demand for SiC diodes in North America and Europe is expected to grow rapidly in the coming few years due to the increasing demand for high-power electronic devices and rapid increase in number of electric and hybrid vehicles in various countries of the regions such as the U.S., Germany, France, and the U.K. The SiC diodes markets in Latin America and the MEA are also expected to witness high growth rates in the coming period due to the high adoption of SiC diodes in the oil & gas industries in the region.

The report covers exhaustive analysis on:

  • Global SiC Diodes Market Segments
  • Global SiC Diodes Market Dynamics
  • Historical Actual Market Size, 2013 - 2017
  • Global SiC Diodes Market Size & Forecast 2018 to 2028
  • Supply & Demand Value Chain for SiC Diodes Market
  • Global SiC Diodes Market Current Trends/Issues/Challenges
  • Competition & Companies involved in SiC Diodes Market
  • SiC Diodes Market Solutions Technology
  • Value Chain of SiC Diodes Market
  • Global SiC Diodes Market Drivers and Restraints

Regional analysis for Global SiC Diodes Market includes

  • North America SiC Diodes Market
    • US
    • Canada
  • Latin America SiC Diodes Market
    • Argentina
    • Mexico
    • Brazil
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Western Europe SiC Diodes Market
    • Germany
    • France
    • U.K.
    • Spain
    • Italy
    • Nordic
    • Benelux
    • Rest of Western Europe
  • Eastern Europe SiC Diodes Market
    • Poland
    • Russia
  • SEA & Others of APAC SiC Diodes Market
    • Australia and New Zealand (A&NZ)
    • India
    • ASEAN
    • Rest of SEA & Others of APAC
  • Japan SiC Diodes Market
  • China SiC Diodes Market
  • Middle East and Africa SiC Diodes Market
    • GCC Countries
    • North Africa
    • South Africa
    • Rest of MEA

The report is a compilation of first-hand information, qualitative and quantitative assessment by industry analysts, inputs from industry experts and industry participants across the value chain. The report provides in-depth analysis of parent market trends, macro-economic indicators and governing factors along with market attractiveness as per segments. The report also maps the qualitative impact of various market factors on market segments and geographies.

Report Highlights:

  • Detailed overview of parent market
  • Changing market dynamics of the industry
  • In-depth market segmentation
  • Historical, current and projected market size in terms of volume and value
  • Recent industry trends and developments
  • Competitive landscape
  • Strategies of key players and product offerings
  • Potential and niche segments/regions exhibiting promising growth
  • A neutral perspective towards market performance
  • Must-have information for market players to sustain and enhance their market footprint