Executive Deferred Compensation Plan
1. STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The purpose of the Cymer Inc. Executive Deferred Compensation Plan (the "Plan") is to aid Cymer Inc. and its
subsidiaries in attracting and retaining key employees by providing a non-qualified compensation deferral vehicle.
2.01 BENEFICIARY - "Beneficiary" means the person or persons designated as such in accordance with
2.02 BOARD OF DIRECTORS - "Board of Directors" means the Board of Directors of Cymer Inc.
2.03 CALENDAR QUARTER - "Calendar Quarter" means any of the four calendar quarters in a full calendar
year (e.g. January, February & March comprise the first calendar quarter).
2.04 COMMITTEE - "Committee" means a Committee of two or more directors of the Company appointed by
the Board of Directors of Cymer Inc. that will administer the Plan pursuant to the provisions of
Section 3 of the Plan.
2.05 COMPANY - "Company" means Cymer Inc. and, for purposes of Section 2.24 and such other purposes
as determined by the Committee, shall include any subsidiary of Cymer Inc.
2.06 COMPENSATION - "Compensation" means the Participant's salary, Executive Incentive Plan (EIP)
annual incentive bonus, or other items deemed Compensation by the Committee for purposes of this Plan.
2.07 CYCLE - "Cycle" means the twelve month pay-in period for each deferral. The first Cycle shall begin on
January 1, 2000 and end on December 31, 2000. The following Cycles shall begin on January 1 of each year
and end on December 31 of such year.
2.08 DECLINING BALANCE INSTALLMENTS - "Declining Balance Installments"
means a series of annual payments such that each payment is
determined by taking that portion of the Participant's account as
of the Distribution Date and dividing by the number of years of
2.09 DEFERRAL AMOUNT - "Deferral Amount" means the total amount of
Elective Deferred Compensation and/or Non-Elective Deferred