Applied MicroStructures Recognized as Technology Innovator

Company's MVD(TM) Technology Named by Nanotech Briefs as a

Nano 50(TM) Award Winner

Nov 23, 2005, 00:00 ET from Applied MicroStructures Technology, Inc.

    SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Applied MicroStructures
 Technology, Inc. (AMST), the leading provider of tools, technologies and
 expertise that enable the vapor deposition of molecular-level films for
 nanotechnology applications, has been named a winner by a leading publication,
 Nanotech Briefs, in its first annual Nano 50 Awards for technology and
 innovation.  Recognized for its leadership in the field of nanotechnology
 surface engineering, the company joins a prestigious group of 50 technologies,
 products and innovators that have significantly impacted-or are expected to
 impact-the state of the art in nanotechnology.  The awards were announced at a
 recent dinner in Boston to honor the winners.
     The accolade comes at a pivotal time for AMST.  The company has
 established a strong intellectual property portfolio in the field of Molecular
 Vapor Deposition (MVD) technology and offers a range of products to meet
 established needs in an array of markets such as MEMS, micro-fluidics and
 nano-imprinting.  In the past 12 months, the company's proprietary approach to
 the management of surface properties has gained substantial traction in the
 MEMS and life sciences areas, with accelerating demand for the technology from
 customers in the U.S. and Asia.
     About Applied MicroStructures Technology, Inc.
     Silicon Valley-based Applied MicroStructures Technology, Inc. is the
 leading provider of tools, technologies and expertise that enable the
 deposition of molecular-level films for a broad range of nanotech applications
 in microsystems, life sciences and research arenas.  The company's Molecular
 Vapor Deposition (MVD(TM)) technology represents a radical new technique that
 enables the controlled deposition of films.  These self-aligned, highly
 uniform and customizable ultra-thin films can be deposited across a broad
 spectrum of substrate types and sizes, and are deployed in diverse
 nano-applications, including microsensors, life-sciences and nanotechnology
 research.  For more information about the company, please visit .
     NOTE:  Molecular Vapor Deposition (MVD) is a trademark of Applied
 MicroStructures Technology, Inc.

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