REDUCTION IN FORCE SEPARATION BENEFITS PLAN
REVISION 4, NOVEMBER 14, 2007
SECTION 1. PURPOSE
This Plan (as defined herein) is designed to provide separation pay and benefits to Eligible Employees (as
defined herein) of the Company (as defined herein) pursuant to the terms and conditions set forth in this Plan.
The Plan is intended to be an employee welfare benefit plan, as defined in Section 3(1) of ERISA (as defined
herein) and shall be interpreted to effectuate this intent. This document shall serve as both a plan document and
summary plan description for purposes of Title I of ERISA.
SECTION 2. EFFECTIVE DATE AND TERM
Any and all of the Company’s policies and practices regarding severance benefits or similar payments
upon employment termination or position elimination with respect to Eligible Employees due to a Reduction in
Force other than written employment or separation agreements with the Company that provide severance
benefits are hereby superseded by this Plan, effective as of October , 2007. This plan will remain in effect
until terminated by the Board of Directors of Cymer, Inc. or its designee.
SECTION 3. DEFINITIONS
(a) “BASE SALARY” means the Eligible Employee’s wages earned on the basis of a 40 hour
work week determined as of the Eligible Employee’s Termination Date (as defined herein), excluding bonuses
and commissions, and, if paid hourly, is based on the average number of regularly scheduled hours worked per
week for the three months preceding the Termination Date.
(b) “BOARD” means the Board of Directors of Cymer, Inc.
(c) “CAUSE” means, with respect to a particular Eligible Employee: (i) fraud, misappropriation,
embezzlement or other act of misconduct against the Company; (ii) conviction of a felony; (iii) violation of any
rules or regulations of any governmental or regulatory body which has an adverse effect on the Company; (