Atomic Layer Deposition Market Research Report - Segmentation By Product Type (Metal, Aluminum Oxide, Plasma Enhanced, Catalytic, Others); Application (Semiconductors, Solar Devices, Electronics, Medical Equipment, Fuel Cells, Thermoelectric Materials, Others); Material Type (Polymers, Oxides, Sulfides, Nitrides, Others); Geography (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Rest of the World) - Size, Share, Trends, COVID-19 Impact and Growth Analysis Report - Industry Forecast (2021 to 2026)

Atomic Layer Deposition Market Size (2021-2026)

The atomic layer deposition market size at the global level was worth USD 9.0 billion in 2020 and is expected to reach USD 42.5 million by 2021 with a CAGR of 25% during the forecast period 2020-2026.

Atomic layer deposition (ALD) is a thin film coating technique used to deposit the film on a component or a system in an organized manner one atomic layer at a time. The sterilization process makes the culture media infection-free by applying pressure, heat, chemicals, and filtration.

Atomic layer deposition is contemplated as one of the finest deposition techniques for producing thin and conformal films. ALD falls under the transmit of chemical vapor deposition (CVD). Atomic layer deposition can be used in different ways and has become the most familiar procedure and has backed interest as a way of producing nano-sized films and also nano-sized coatings over different substrates. Atomic layer deposition companies are strengthening their state through mergers and acquisitions and ongoing investments in research and development to come up with solutions to nourish the modified requirements of the customers. 

COVID-19 Impact on Atomic Layer Deposition Market

The sudden appearance of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has affected the complete semiconductor and chip fabrication market from the demand and supply side. Nationwide lockdowns and halt of semiconductor plants have surged the supply shortage trend forward. The consumer demand has considerably decreased as independents are showing keen interest in erasing not-required expenses from their respective budgets. 


The demand for atomic layer deposition solutions is booming, the growing need for semiconductors and the electronics industry, and the rising demand for electronic components among the automotive industry profound the atomic layer deposition market growth globally. 

The key players are heavily investing in the research and development activities to develop the efficacy of their outcomes, the use of atomic layer deposition among various sectors like healthcare is spurring and the demand for the market is rising which helps in pushing the atomic layer deposition market forward. 

The swelling issues for global warming climate change and has motivated the governments for renewable and green-energy sources propels the atomic layer deposition market growth throughout the mentioned period. The demand for power converting systems and the production of semiconductors demand is increasing, inspire the atomic layer deposition market growth. 


The lack of expert professionals and high initial cost and investments hamper the atomic layer deposition market growth.




Market Size Available

2020 – 2026

Base Year


Forecast Period

2021 – 2026

Segments Covered

By Product Type, Application, Material Type, and Region

Regions Covered

North America, APAC, Europe, LATAM, MEA



Segmentation Analysis

The global atomic layer deposition market has been segmented and sub-segmented based on the following categories:

Atomic Layer Deposition Market - By Product

  • Metal
  • Aluminum Oxide
  • Plasma Enhanced
  • Catalytic
  • Others

The majority of the share in the atomic layer deposition market is gained by the aluminium oxide (ALD) segment. The segment is said to dominate continuously throughout the period. The growth of the segment attributes to tremendous characteristics, durability to huge substrates.

Atomic Layer Deposition Market - By Application

  • Semiconductors
  • Solar devices
  • Electronics
  • Medical equipment
  • Fuel Cells
  • Thermoelectric Materials
  • Others

The semiconductors and electronics segment held the dominant share in the global atomic layer deposition market during the foreseen period. The demand for semiconductors and electronics is spurring day-to-day and the sale of microelectronics and consumer electronics is mounting, escalates the segment growth globally. 

Both the Integrated Circuits (IC) and Non-Integrated Circuits components find the semiconductor technology applications.

Atomic Layer Deposition Market - By Material Type

  • Polymers
  • Oxides
  • Sulfides
  • Nitrides
  • Others

Atomic Layer Deposition Market - By Region

  1. North America
  2. Latin America
  3. Asia Pacific
  4. Europe
  5. Middle East & Africa

Asia-Pacific is dominating the atomic layer deposition market in 2016in terms of revenue witnessing USD 500 million over the same year. The growth in the region owes to a quick surge in demand from end-user industries like electronics, semi-conductors, the medical equipment field, and the solar sector. 

In countries like China, South Korea, and Taiwan's deep-rooted electronics manufacturing base leads to the increasing demand for deposition technologies, and ballooning electronic products manufacturing. The Asian countries provide profitable opportunities for the key players owing to the profound capacity of solar photovoltaics. Moreover, countries like India, China, Japan, Indonesia, Taiwan, and South Korea resulted in rising aluminum oxide owing to swelling solar panels manufacturing and installation, fueling the atomic layer deposition market growth during the timeline period. Moreover, Asia is the home for some of the biggest automobile manufacturers in the world like Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Hyundai. 

North America is scheduled to have notable growth in the atomic layer deposition market across the period. Factors like effective support from the government for motivating domestic level private investment, one major factor influencing the market positively. The United States appeared as a contender and is witnessed to grow with a CAGR of 12.0% over the upcoming years. 

Key Market Players

Tokyo Electron Limited, Denton Vacuum LLC, Kurt J. Lesker Company, Beneq Oy, Veeco Instruments, Canon Anvela Corporation, Picosun Oy, Entergis Inc., and ALD NanoSolutions, Inc. are some major players leading the atomic layer deposition market.  

In 2019, Applied Materials disclosed its purchase of Kokusai for USD 2.2 billion, indicating a combination future growth strategy by major OEMs, especially in the spatial ALD segment.

Notable Happenings in the global Atomic Layer Deposition Market

  • On August 30, 2016, Picosun partners with A* STAR's Institute of Microelectronics in Singapore and worldwide.


Chapter 1. Atomic Layer Deposition Market  – Scope & Methodology

1.1. Market Segmentation

1.2. Assumptions

1.3. Research Methodology

1.4. Primary Sources

1.5. Secondary Sources

Chapter 2. Atomic Layer Deposition Market   – Executive Summary

2.1. Market Size & Forecast – (2021 – 2026) ($M/$Bn)

2.2. Key Trends & Insights

2.3. COVID-19 Impact Analysis

                2.3.1. Impact during 2021 - 2026

                2.3.2. Impact on Supply – Demand

                2.3.3. Impact on Production Cost

                2.3.4. Impact on Supply Chain

Chapter 3. Atomic Layer Deposition Market   – Competition Scenario

3.1. Market Share Analysis

3.2. Product Benchmarking

3.3. Competitive Strategy & Development Scenario

3.4. Competitive Pricing Analysis

3.5. Supplier - Distributor Analysis

Chapter 4. Atomic Layer Deposition Market   Entry Scenario

4.1. Case Studies – Start-up/Thriving Companies

4.2. Regulatory Scenario - By Region

4.3  Customer Analysis

4.4. Porters Five Force Model

                4.4.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers

                4.4.2. Bargaining Powers of Customers

                4.4.3. Threat of New Entrants

                4.4.4. Rivalry among Existing Players

                4.4.5. Threat of Substitutes

Chapter 5. Atomic Layer Deposition Market –  Landscape

5.1. Value Chain Analysis – Key Stakeholders Impact Analysis

5.2. Market Drivers

5.3. Market Restraints/Challenges

5.4. Market Opportunities

Chapter 6. Atomic Layer Deposition Market  – By Product Type 

6.1. Metal

6.2. Aluminum Oxide

6.3. Plasma Enhanced

6.4. Catalytic

6.5. Others

Chapter 7. Atomic Layer Deposition Market  – By Application 

7.1. Semiconductors

7.2. Solar Devices

7.3. Electronics

7.4. Medical Equipment

7.5. Fuel Cells

7.6. Thermoelectric Materials

7.7. Others

Chapter 8. Atomic Layer Deposition Market  – By Material Type

8.1. Polymers

8.2. Oxides

8.3. Sulfides

8.4. Nitrides

8.5. Others

Chapter 9. Atomic Layer Deposition Market  , By Geography – Market Size, Forecast, Trends & Insights

9.1. North America

                9.1.1. U.S.A

                9.1.2. Canada

                9.1.3. Mexico

9.2. Europe

                9.2.1. Italy

                9.2.2. Spain

                9.2.3. Russia

                9.2.4. Germany

                9.2.5. UK             

                9.2.6. France

                9.2.7. Rest of Europe

9.3. Asia Pacific

                9.3.1. Japan

                9.3.2. South Korea

                9.3.3. China

                9.3.4. India

                9.3.5. Australia & New Zealand

                9.3.6. Rest of Asia-Pacific

9.4. Rest of the World

                9.4.1. Middle East

                9.4.2. Africa

                9.4.3. South America


Chapter 10. Atomic Layer Deposition Market   – Company Profiles – (Overview, Product Portfolio, Financials, Developments)

10.1. Company 1

10.2. Company 2

10.3. Company 3

10.4. Company 4

10.5. Company 5

10.6. Company 6

10.7. Company 7

10.8. Company 8

10.9. Company 9

10.10. Company 10

  • Primary & Secondary Sources to Collect & Validate Data

  • Utilization of Both Top Down & Bottom Up Approach

  • Holistic Research Methodology

Scope & Introductory Research

In the initial stage of research, the scope for market is defined. In order to better understanding of the market, secondary focus is on different segmentations of the market. Preliminary research involves identifying key data points related to the market under consideration to estimate the market sizes to the best extent.​

Data Collection 

Based on the scope of the market and the key data points, a number of secondary sources are considered. This data collection stage consists of a team of analysts who gather data from various secondary resources, accessing proprietary databases and primary research by reaching out to key market participants and opinion leaders. ​

Data Fusion

At this stage, collected data using several sources is arranged in structured format. The sources include industry participants, in-house models, key opinion leaders in the market ecosystem and databases. Historical data trends are established at this point, and compared to the current scenario. Based on the macro- and micro-factor prevailing in various geographies, proprietary data models are used to analyze key market countries. Key players in this market are listed based on their capabilities in revenue, sales, and development. The study also involves the identification of companies in the category of 'new entrants' and their potential effects on the market.

Data Analysis

At this stage, the analyst team moves on to understand how the market has changed over the years. The total size of the market is gathered after an study of different business segments and end-users is done. An impact research is also done to see what factors will/may influence the market in the years ahead. The effect of various variables on the industry is often taken into account when forecasting market sizes.

Verification ​

Data verification is conducted at all research levels, however this stage is dedicated to more rigorous checking of the data points. At this stage, the estimated data is triangulated with company revenues and checked with industry experts including several senior executives and key opinion leaders in the market. The data is then summarized, and the findings are derived from the same for the report. ​

Quality Assurance & Report Preparation​

Holistic research methodology is followed with combination of Top Down and Bottom Up approach to undertake the estimation and forecasting task in order to ensure quality of data. At this stage of the research process, a dedicated QA team checks the data and approves after several predefined checks. Each section is checked and questioned to make the report accurate and reliable. In case of discrepancy, a team of analysts reviews the issue, and the whole process is repeated again. That significantly improves the report's quality. After approval, all the parts of the report are brought together and is formatted by highly trained team thus making it ready to dispatch.​

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