Lam Research Corporation Announces Date for Annual Meeting of Stockholders
October 23, 2006

FREMONT, Calif., October 23, 2006--Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ: LRCX) today announced it will hold its annual meeting of stockholders at 11:00 a.m. PST on Thursday, November 2, 2006.

The meeting will be held at Lam's headquarter offices located at 4650 Cushing Parkway, Fremont, California, and will begin promptly at 11:00 a.m. Please arrive ten minutes early for check-in.

The meeting will be made available to the public via webcast. For details of the webcast, visit the Investors section of Lam's web site at A replay of the webcast will be available on Lam's web site for 90 days.

Lam Research Corporation is a major provider of wafer fabrication equipment and services to the world's semiconductor industry. Lam's common stock trades on The NASDAQ Global Select MarketSM under the symbol LRCX. Lam is a NASDAQ-100® company. The Company's World Wide Web address is

Lam Research Corporation Contact:
Kathleen Bela, Investor Relations, phone: 510/572-4566, e-mail: