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Dr. Klaus Schuegraf Joins Cymer to Lead EUV Product Development

       Dr. Klaus Schuegraf Joins Cymer to Lead EUV Product Development

PR Newswire

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 8, 2013

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cymer, Inc. (Nasdaq: CYMI), the
world's leading supplier of light sources used by chipmakers to pattern
advanced semiconductor chips, today announced that Dr. Klaus Schuegraf has
joined the company as group vice president of EUV product development. In this
role, Dr. Schuegraf will oversee Cymer's EUV engineering and development
programs.

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"We are very pleased to welcome Klaus to Cymer," said Bob Akins, founder and
CEO at Cymer. "Klaus' deep industry experience and proven product development
track record add significantly to the strength of our EUV management team,
especially important as we transition from 3100 pilot sources to the first
3300 production sources."

Prior to joining Cymer, Dr. Schuegraf was corporate vice president and chief
technology officer for the Silicon Systems Group of Applied Materials
responsible for overseeing the  semiconductor products technology roadmap.
Prior to Applied Materials, Dr. Schuegraf was vice president of technology at
SanDisk Corporation where he defined and executed the company's non-volatile
NAND flash and 3D memory roadmap. Before that, he held key product and
technology development positions at Cypress Semiconductor, Conexant and Micron
Technology.

Dr. Schuegraf received his doctorate in electrical engineering from the
University of California, Berkeley, a master's degree in electrical
engineering from Stanford University, and a bachelor's degree in electrical
engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

About Cymer

Cymer, Inc. (Nasdaq: CYMI) is an industry leader in developing lithography
light sources, used by chipmakers worldwide to pattern advanced semiconductor
chips. Cymer's light sources have been widely adopted by the world's top
chipmakers and the company's installed base comprises approximately 3,750
systems. Continuing its legacy of leadership, Cymer is currently pioneering
the industry's transition to EUV lithography, the next viable step on the
technology roadmap for the creation of smaller, faster chips. The company is
headquartered in San Diego, Calif., has more than 1,200 employees on payroll
(expressed in full time equivalents) and supports its customers from numerous
offices around the globe. Cymer maintains a website to which it regularly
posts press releases, SEC filings, and additional information about Cymer.
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