+ To our Shareholders
+ Veeco's Metrology Opportunities
+ Veeco's Process Equipment Opportunities
+ Expanding our Horizons
+ [Table] Financial Highlights
+ [Table] Reconciliation of GAAP Operating (Loss) Income to Income Excluding Certain Charges Before Interest and Income Taxes
+ [Table] Veeco Product and Market Matrix
+ Safe Harbor Statement
+ Available Information
+ Internet Address
+ Item 1. Business.
+ The Company
+ Our Strategy
+ Recent Events
+ Industry Background
+ Veeco's Products
+ Service and Sales
+ Research and Development
+ Intellectual Property
+ Item 2. Properties.
+ [Table] Owned Facilities Location
+ [Table] Leased Facilities Location
+ Item 3. Legal Proceedings.
+ Item 4. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
+ Item 5. Market for Registrant's Common Equity and Related Stockholder Matters.
+ Item 6. Selected Consolidated Financial Data.
+ [Table] Statement of Operations Data
+ [Table] (Loss) income per common share:
+ [Table] Balance Sheet Data
+ Item 7. Management Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations.
+ Results of Operations
+ Years Ended December 31, 2002 and 2001
+ Years Ended December 31, 2001 and 2000
+ Liquidity and Capital Resources
+ [Table] Contractual Obligations
+ Application of Critical Accounting Policies
+ Risk Factors That May Impact Future Results
+ Item 7A. Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosures about Market Risk.
+ Item 8. Financial Statements and Supplementary Data.
+ Quarterly Results of Operations
+ [Table] Quarterly Statements of Operations
+ Item 9. Changes in and Disagreements with Accountants on Accounting and Financial Disclosure.
+ Item 10. Directors and Executive Officers of the Registrant.
+ Item 11. Executive Compensation.
+ Item 12. Security Ownership of Certain Beneficial Owners and Management and Related Stockholder Matters.
+ Item 13. Certain Relationships and Related Transactions.
+ Item 14. Controls and Procedures.
+ Item 15. Exhibits, Financial Statement Schedules and Reports on Form 8-K.
+ Index to Consolidated Financial Statements and Financial Statement Schedule
+ Report of Independent Auditors
+ Consolidated Balance Sheets
+ Consolidated Statements of Operations
+ Consolidated Statements of Shareholders' Equity
+ Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows
+ Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements
+ 1. Description of Business and Significant Accounting Policies
+ 2. Business Combinations and Basis of Presentation
+ 3. Balance Sheet Information
+ 4. Debt
+ 5. Stock Compensation Plans and Shareholders' Equity
+ 6. Income Taxes
+ 7. Commitments and Contingencies and Other Matters
+ 8. Foreign Operations, Geographic Area and Product Segment Information
+ 9. Defined Contribution Benefit Plan
+ Schedule II--Valuation and Qualifying Accounts
+ Index to Exhibits