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February 01, 2012 4:30 pm ET
Laura Guerrant-Oiye -
David L. Dutton - Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Michael Dodson -
Edwin Mok - Needham & Company, LLC, Research Division
Christian D. Schwab - Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC, Research Division
Patrick J. Ho - Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc., Research Division
Benedict Pang - Caris & Company, Inc., Research Division
Good day, ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to the Mattson Technology Fourth Quarter and Year End 2011 Financial Results Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this conference call is being recorded. I would now like to turn the conference over to Laura Guerrant, Mattson Technology's Investor Relations Consultant.
Thank you, and good afternoon, everyone. Thank you for joining us today to discuss Mattson Technology's financial results for the 2011 fourth quarter and year end, which ended December 31, 2011. In addition to outlining the company's financial results for the quarter, we will also provide guidance for the first quarter of 2012.
On today's call are Dave Dutton, Mattson Technology's President and Chief Executive Officer; and Mike Dodson, the company's Chief Financial Officer. Before turning the call over to Dave, I'd like to remind everyone that information provided in today's conference call contains forward-looking statements regarding the company's future prospects including, but not limited to, anticipated market position, revenue, margins, earnings per share, tax rate and fully diluted shares outstanding for future periods. Forward-looking statements address matters that are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that can cause actual results to differ materially. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, those described in today's news release and in the company's Forms 10-K, 10-Q, and other filings with the SEC. The company assumes no obligation to update the information provided in this conference call.