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Segner To Be Featured in Upcoming Solar Technical Seminar in Valencia, Spain on September 6

Veeco Appoints Johannes Segner as CTO for CIGS Solar Equipment Business

Plainview, NY | Posted on September 2nd, 2010

Veeco Instruments Inc. (VECO 34.55, +0.18, +0.52%) announced today that Johannes Segner, Ph.D., recently joined the Company as Chief Technology Officer of Veeco's Solar Equipment business. In related news, Veeco will host a Solar Technical Seminar on September 6 at EU-PVSEC in Valencia, Spain, and will exhibit its CIGS solar manufacturing equipment from September 6-9 at the tradeshow. Dr. Segner will be a featured speaker at the seminar, presenting "Designing a Best-of-Breed CIGS Thermal Deposition Factory, Lessons Learned & Future Considerations."

David Bruns, Vice President and General Manager of Veeco's CIGS Solar Equipment business, commented, "Dr. Segner has been a visionary in the use of thermal co-evaporation for production of CIGS solar modules, and will play an integral role in the strategic direction and development of our equipment and the future growth of the business. I am looking forward to showcasing his expertise at our upcoming seminar in Valencia."

Dr. Johannes Segner, Ph.D., commented, "I am excited to join Veeco at this time to help drive further progress with our CIGS thermal deposition equipment. I am also looking forward to our upcoming technical seminar next week, where industry experts and I will discuss how to achieve the promise of high-efficiency, low cost CIGS solar technology."

Veeco's CIGS Technical Seminar will be held Monday, September 6 at the Feria Valencia from 1:00 pm to 4:00 p.m. For a detailed agenda and registration information, please visit:

www.veeco.com/support/show_training_detail.aspx?TrainingID=125

Dr. Segner joins Veeco following a 30-year career in which he has distinguished himself as a leading expert in the field of thin film coating technology. He was most recently Chief Operating Officer of Solibro GmbH, a leading manufacturer of CIGS-based solar cells that is currently producing world-leading 13% efficient CIGS modules. In his new role, Dr. Segner will be responsible for establishing Veeco's technical vision for CIGS solar products, leading the development of technology strategy for product platforms, technology roadmaps, partnerships, and external relationships.

To the extent that this news release discusses expectations or otherwise makes statements about the future, such statements are forward-looking and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the statements made. These factors include the risks discussed in the Business Description and Management's Discussion and Analysis sections of Veeco's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2009 and in our subsequent quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, current reports on Form 8-K and press releases. Veeco does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect future events or circumstances after the date of such statements.

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About Veeco
Veeco Instruments, Inc. designs, manufactures, markets and services enabling solutions for customers in the HB-LED, solar, data storage, semiconductor, scientific research and industrial markets. We have leading technology positions in our three businesses: LED & Solar Process Equipment, Data Storage Process Equipment, and Metrology Instruments. Veeco's product development, marketing, engineering and manufacturing facilities are located in New York, New Jersey, California, Colorado, Arizona, Massachusetts and Minnesota. Global sales and service offices are located throughout the U.S., Europe, Japan and Asia Pacific.

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