Microwave Diodes Market Size, Share, Opportunities And Trends By Type (Schottky Diodes, Gunn Diodes, Zener Diodes, Varactor Diodes, Others), By Application (Automotives, Consumer Electronics, Aerospace And Defense, Industrial, Others), And By Geography - Forecasts From 2023 To 2028

  • Published : Mar 2023
  • Report Code : KSI061614519
  • Pages : 145

Market Overview:

Microwave diodes are diodes that operate at microwave frequencies. The microwave band often refers to frequencies ranging from 300 MHz to 3000 GHz. Schottky Diodes, Gunn diode (Gunn), Zener diodes, and varactor diode are examples of these devices. These diodes all employ the negative resistance effect to convert direct current electrical energy into radiant microwave energy. It is classified as a low-noise receiving device, a control device, and a microwave power supply device based on its role at work. The microwave diodes business is being propelled forward by the demand for high-energy, low-power devices. Components that are fast, compact, and capable of enhancing production efficiency are desired by electronic makers. These market growth determinants will contribute to the overall growth of the microwave diodes market.

Growing demand for improved communications services in aerospace and defense to aid market growth

Microwave equipment uses microwave data links to provide point-to-point transmission, enabling the end user to quickly and safely obtain reliable information. Microwave diodes are therefore used by the military industry, aerospace companies, and a number of other security-related organizations to transmit sensitive information between their businesses. For instance, A series of high-power RF and microwave PIN diode coaxial packaged switches were introduced in May 2021 by Pasternack, an Infinite Electronics brand and a top supplier of RF, microwave, and millimetre wave products. These switches are perfect for industrial and military radar, jamming systems, health imaging, and communications. These PIN diode switches have exceptional thermal characteristics and a substantially greater breakdown voltage, which allows them to tolerate higher input power levels at both wide- and narrow-band RF and microwave frequencies. Additionally, it offers strong communications protection, which is advantageous for a variety of space communications applications. Market expansion is being driven by the expanding trend in aerospace and defense to improve communication network services in both developed and developing nations.

Rising demand for medical instruments with microwave devices will drive market growth

The demand for medical equipment equipped with microwave technology is rising as a result of the healthcare sector's quick expansion because these instruments provide test findings with a high level of precision or accuracy. Cancer diagnosis is frequently carried out using microwave tomography, a form of medical imaging that makes use of microwave technology. In the battle against cancer, microwaves play a crucial part by offering cutting-edge treatment techniques. Unwanted tissue is routinely removed using microwave ablation, including liver tumours, lung ablation, and prostate ablation. Cancer has been the world's second-leading cause of death in recent years. According to the WHO, cancer is the leading cause of death worldwide in 2020, accounting for around 10 million deaths, or about one out of every six. As a result, companies all around the world are developing innovative medical technologies. For instance, MACOM Technology Solutions Inc., a prominent supplier of semiconductor solutions, introduced three new wideband diode devices in August 2020 at the Virtual International Microwave Symposium (IMS), the MASW-011111-DIE, the MAAV-011014-DIE, and the MAAD-011038-DIE. These novel components are appropriate for a wide range of applications, including medical, passive imaging, and radiometry.

Key Development

  • June 2022: At the IEEE's International Microwave Symposium ("IMS") in Denver, Colorado in June 2022, MACOM Technology Solutions Inc., a top supplier of semiconductor goods, showcased a wide range of new products. New product demos tailored for telecom, SATCOM, aerospace and defense, test and measurement, and industrial applications were on display at MACOM's stand.
  • June 2021: Fairview Microwave Inc., an Infinite Electronics brand and a leading provider of on-demand RF, microwave, and millimetre wave components, has announced the release of a new series of high-power broadband RF and microwave PIN diode coaxial packaged switches ideal for aerospace and defense, microwave radio, military and commercial communications, VSAT, SATCOM, test and measurement, wireless infrastructure, and fiber optics applications.

The Asia Pacific region is estimated to have the fastest rate of growth.

North America is expected to dominate the market for microwave diodes throughout the projection period as a consequence of the growing adoption of cutting-edge communications networks in the military, aviation, and commercial and industrial sectors. For instance, A program to quicken research on next-generation networking and computing systems was launched in April 2021 by the National Science Foundation (NSF), in collaboration with the Department of Defense Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and nine top companies. The $40 million investment in the NSF-led RINGS program will support research on cellular, Wi-Fi, and satellite networks of the future, as well as the growing number of devices that make up our daily lives and connect billions of people throughout the world. Additionally, significant defense spending and the presence of many major competitors in the U.S. such as Microchip Technology, Vishay Intertechnology Inc, Diodes Inc, SemiGen Inc, and MACOM Technology Solutions are fostering the expansion of the microwave diode devices market in North America.


  • By type
    • Schottky Diodes
    • Gunn Diodes
    • Zener Diodes
    • Varactor Diodes
    • Others
  • By application
    • Automotives
    • Consumer Electronics
    • Aerospace and Defense
    • Industrial
    • Others
  • By geography
    • North America
      • USA
      • Canada
      • Mexico
    • South America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Others
    • Europe
      • UK
      • Germany
      • France
      • Italy
      • Spain
      • Others
    • Middle East and Africa
      • Saudi Arabia
      • UAE
      • Others
    • Asia Pacific
      • China
      • Japan
      • India
      • South Korea
      • Australia
      • Others


1.1. Market Overview

1.2. Market Definition

1.3. Scope of the Study

1.4. Market Segmentation

1.5. Currency

1.6. Assumptions

1.7. Base, and Forecast Years Timeline


2.1. Research Data

2.2. Assumptions


3.1.  Research Highlights


4.1. Market Drivers

4.2. Market Restraints

4.3. Market Opportunities

4.4. Porter’s Five Force Analysis

4.4.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers

4.4.2. Bargaining Power of Buyers

4.4.3. Threat of New Entrants

4.4.4. Threat of Substitutes

4.4.5. Competitive Rivalry in the Industry

4.5. Industry Value Chain Analysis


5.1. Introduction

5.2. Schottky Diodes

5.3. Gunn Diodes

5.4. Zener Diodes

5.5. Varactor Diodes

5.6. Others


6.1. Introduction

6.2. Automotives

6.3. Consumer Electronics

6.4. Aerospace and Defense 

6.5. Industrial 

6.6. Others


7.1. Introduction

7.2. North America 

7.2.1. USA

7.2.2. Canada

7.2.3. Mexico

7.3. South America 

7.3.1. Brazil

7.3.2. Argentina

7.3.3. Others

7.4. Europe 

7.4.1. UK

7.4.2. Germany

7.4.3. France

7.4.4. Italy

7.4.5. Spain 

7.4.6. Others

7.5. Middle East and Africa 

7.5.1. Saudi Arabia

7.5.2. UAE

7.5.3. Others

7.6. Asia Pacific 

7.6.1. China

7.6.2. Japan

7.6.3. India

7.6.4. South Korea

7.6.5. Others


8.1. Major Players and Strategy Analysis

8.2. Emerging Players and Market Lucrativeness

8.3. Mergers, Acquisitions, Agreements, and Collaborations

8.4. Vendor Competitiveness Matrix


9.1. Infineon Technologies  

9.2. Microchip Technology  

9.3. Vishay Intertechnology Inc  

9.4. Renesas Electronics Corporation  

9.5. NXP Semiconductors  

9.6. ROHM Co Ltd  

9.7. Toshiba Corporation

9.8. Diodes Inc 

9.9. SemiGen Inc  

9.10. MACOM Technology Solutions 

Infineon Technologies 

Microchip Technology 

Vishay Intertechnology Inc 

Renesas Electronics Corporation 

NXP Semiconductors 

ROHM Co Ltd 

Toshiba Corporation     

Diodes Inc

SemiGen Inc 

MACOM Technology Solutions