SANTA BARBARA, Calif., July 20, 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, intends to release its second quarter 2010 financial results before the market opens on Tuesday, August 3, 2010. STI will host a conference call at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time / 8:00 a.m. Pacific Time, to discuss its second quarter 2010 financial results. Participating in the call will be Jeff Quiram, president and chief executive officer; Bill Buchanan, vice president and chief financial officer; and Terry White, vice president of worldwide sales.

To listen to the call live, please dial 1-888-549-7750 at least 10 minutes before the start of the conference. International participants may dial 1-480-629-9867. The conference ID is #4329580. The call is also being webcast and can be accessed from the "Investor Relations" section of the company's website at http://www.suptech.com . A telephone replay will be available until midnight PT on August 5 th by dialing 1-800-406-7325 or 1-303-590-3030, and entering pass code 4329580. A replay will also be available at the web address above.

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. The company is currently 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.