SOURCE: Mattson Technology, Inc.

Mattson Technology, Inc.

July 02, 2012 06:30 ET

Mattson Technology Millios Millisecond Annealing System Shipped to Major Semiconductor Manufacturer for Leading-Edge Logic Production and Development

FREMONT, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 2, 2012) - Mattson Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MTSN), a leading supplier of advanced process equipment used to manufacture semiconductors, today announced that it has shipped its Millios® millisecond annealing (MSA) system to a major semiconductor manufacturer. This second Millios to this customer will be installed in the chipmaker's newest fab for the development and production of advanced logic devices.

"The mobile electronics era demands ever-smaller chips with high-performance and low power consumption, which is set at the transistor fabrication stage," said Johannes Keppler, MSA and RTA business leader of Mattson Technology's Thermal Products Group. "The system's ability to perform selectable short time scale processing enables our customers to meet the more stringent device performance for today's transistor fabrication in a single high-speed step to minimize cost and maximize efficiency. The Millios was designed to deliver the industry's highest throughput and lowest cost of ownership at leading-edge technology nodes. We look forward to supporting our customer with this high-performance millisecond annealing tool to produce leading-edge logic chips for today's advanced electronics devices."

About Mattson Technology, Inc.
Mattson Technology, Inc. designs, manufactures and markets semiconductor wafer processing equipment used in the fabrication of integrated circuits. We are a leading supplier of plasma and rapid thermal processing equipment to the global semiconductor industry, and operate in three primary product sectors: Dry Strip, Rapid Thermal Processing and Etch. Through manufacturing and design innovation, we have produced technologically advanced systems that provide productive and cost-effective solutions for customers fabricating current- and next-generation semiconductor devices. For more information, please contact Mattson Technology, Inc., 47131 Bayside Parkway, Fremont, CA, 94538. Telephone: (800) MATTSON / (510) 657-5900. Internet: www.mattson.com.

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