Applied Plasmonics Chosen for Tech50 List



    -- Selection includes developing innovative and disruptive technologies

    GAINESVILLE, FLA., June 18 /CNW/ - Applied Plasmonics, Inc., the first
commercial company to generate visible light with simple CMOS, announced today
that it has been selected by "TechJournal South" as one of the most promising
tech firms launched in the Southeast since 2000. The Tech50 selection criteria
focuses on a variety of elements, such as unique technology, management team,
market potential and market execution. Nominations were obtained from venture
capitalists, entrepreneurs, and economic development executives.

    Allan Maurer, Editor of the TechJournal, stated "We're excited about the
present and the future of the Southeast technology community. Vibrant, strong
start-ups from DC through South Florida are developing innovative and
disruptive technologies that will change the face of their industries." Maurer
continued, "We had a difficult time in selecting only 50 companies, but we
feel this list represents a solid cross section of the Southeast technology
scene."

    Applied Plasmonics is a fabless semiconductor company that has invented a
practical, mass-market use for devices based on surface plasmons, and already
has more than 160 patent applications. The new technology employs
nano-antennas manufactured in a single layer of metal to generate visible
light.

    Henry Davis, Chief Operating and Financial Officer of Applied Plasmonics,
commented, "Selection to the Tech50 list is an acknowledgement of the hard
work and dedication of the entire staff of Applied Plasmonics. Bringing a
break-through technology from inception to commercialization takes talent,
teamwork and persistence. We're very pleased to be awarded this recognition."

    Note to editors / researchers:

    1.) A photo of Henry Davis is available upon request.

    2.) See "Gainesville Sun" article Big Hopes for Tiny Lights at
http://www.gainesville.com/article/20070611/DAYBREAK/70610018&SearchID
=73284244737861 (Due to its length, this URL may need to be copied/pasted into
your Internet browser's address field. Remove the extra space if one exists.)

    About "TechJournal South"

    "TechJournal South" is the business publication of the southeast's new
economy, reaching the top executives in the top industries... from biotech, to
software, pharma, IT, defense, and others. TechJournal South reaches over
60,000 executive readers through its monthly publication, website and daily
email, eWire. TechJournal South also produces the Southeast Venture Conference
(www.seventure.org) and a series of other executive events in the southeast.
For more information, visit www.techjournalsouth.com .

    About Applied Plasmonics

    Applied Plasmonics, Inc., based in Gainesville Florida, is a research and
development company dedicated to expanding the use of new physics to produce
products that improve the quality of life through reductions in energy usage,
increases in computer speed, and the enablement of completely new products
based on the company's technology. More information is available at
http://www.appliedplasmonics.com




For further information:

For further information: TechJournal South Allan Maurer, 919-832-1858
editor@techjournalsouth.com or Precision Communications Al Haun, 508-876-9400
al_haun@comcast.net

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