SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 10, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Superconductor Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq:SCON) ("STI"), a world leader in the development and production of high temperature superconducting (HTS) materials and associated technologies, will be presenting at MDB Capital Group's Bright Lights Conference on May 12 th at 9:30 a.m. PT at The Palace Hotel in San Francisco.

The Bright Lights Conference, being held May 10 – 12, will focus on companies with extensive Intellectual Property portfolios that are focused on exciting technologies applicable to substantial emerging business opportunities.  

STI's IP-specific strategy utilizes its current holdings of over 130 patents issued or pending. STI has demonstrated commercial success with wireless communications applications. Its SuperLink ® combines a specialized filter using patented HTS technology with a proprietary cryogenic cooler and a low-noise amplifier. Over 6,000 SuperLinks have been deployed and are operating today in public wireless networks, thereby proving the commercial and economic viability of HTS technology.

STI is now applying its proprietary deposition techniques in the development of a more efficient, scalable manufacturing process for 2G HTS wire, a technology that offers large scale benefits for energy efficiency in the transmission and generation of electricity. 

Management's presentation is being webcast and can be accessed from the "Investor Relations" section of the company's website at http://www.suptech.com .

For conference information visit: www.mdb.com/bright-lights-conference

About Superconductor Technologies Inc. (STI)

STI, headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA, has been a world leader in HTS materials since 1987, developing more than 100 patents as well as proprietary trade secrets and manufacturing expertise. For more than a decade, STI has been providing innovative interference elimination and network enhancement solutions to the commercial wireless industry. Now, the company is leveraging its key enabling technologies, including RF filtering, HTS materials and cryogenics, to develop applications for advanced RF wireless solutions, power efficient HTS materials, innovative adaptive filtering and government R&D. For more information about STI, please visit http://www.suptech.com.

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Contact

For further information please contact Investor Relations, invest@suptech.com, Kirsten Chapman or Cathy Mattison, both of Lippert / Heilshorn & Associates, +1-415-433-3777, for Superconductor Technologies Inc.