SOURCE: Rudolph Technologies, Inc.

December 18, 2007 16:15 ET

Rudolph Technologies Schedules Call to Discuss Details of the Acquisition of Applied Precision's Semiconductor Division

FLANDERS, NJ--(Marketwire - December 18, 2007) - Rudolph Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: RTEC), a leading provider of process control equipment for thin film measurement and macro defect inspection, has scheduled a conference call to discuss the details of the acquisition of Applied Precision's Semiconductor Division. The conference call will also be broadcast live over the Internet. Paul F. McLaughlin - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Steven Roth - Chief Financial Officer, Alex Oscilowski - Chief Operating Officer and Nathan Little - Executive Vice President and General Manager Inspection Business Unit will host the call.

                                December 20, 2007
                              9:30 am (Eastern Time)
                              6:30 am (Pacific Time)

To access the live webcast, please visit the Company's Web site at Please go to the Web site at least fifteen minutes prior to the call to register, download and install any necessary audio software.

About Rudolph Technologies

Rudolph is a worldwide leader in the design, development, manufacture and support of high-performance process control metrology, defect inspection and data analysis systems used by semiconductor device manufacturers. Rudolph provides a full-fab solution through its families of proprietary products that provide critical yield-enhancing information, enabling microelectronic device manufacturers to drive down costs and time to market. Rudolph has enhanced the competitiveness of its products in the marketplace by anticipating and addressing many emerging trends driving the semiconductor industry's growth. Rudolph's strategy for continued technological and market leadership includes aggressive research and development of complementary metrology and inspection solutions. Headquartered in Flanders, New Jersey, Rudolph supports its customers with a worldwide sales and service organization. Additional information can be found on the company's web site.

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