REHOVOT, ISRAEL-Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd., a provider of leading edge stand-alone metrology and the market leader of integrated metrology solutions to the semiconductor process control market, announces that a leading memory manufacturer in Asia selected Nova's high-end Nova i500 integrated metrology tool as Production Tool of Record (PTOR) for its most advanced technology nodes. The metrology tools will be used in production for CMP Optical CD and thin film applications for DRAM and Flash memory at 2X and 1X technology nodes.