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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the
Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on March 16, 2018.

Meeting Information
Meeting Type:
For holders as of:
Annual Meeting
January 16, 2018
Date:    March 16, 2018      Time:    8:00 AM PST
Hilton Pasadena
168 S. Los Robles Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91101
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This is not a ballot. You cannot use this notice to vote these shares. This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. You may view the proxy materials online at www.proxyvote.com or easily request a paper copy (see reverse side).

We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting.
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Before You Vote
How to Access the Proxy Materials
Proxy Materials Available to VIEW or RECEIVE:
1. Notice & Proxy Statement
2. Annual Report
How to View Online:
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Voting Items
The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposal(s):
Election of Director for a three-year term expiring at EMCORE’s 2021 Annual Meeting of Shareholders.
Stephen Domenik
The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposals:
To ratify the appointment of KPMG LLP as EMCORE's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018.
To approve an amendment to the Certificate of Incorporation to declassify the Board.
4 To approve an amendment to the Certificate of Incorporation to change the required number of members of the Company’s Board of Directors.
To approve an amendment to the Certificate of Incorporation to eliminate the supermajority voting requirements applicable to certain provisions of the Certificate of Incorporation.
To approve an extension of the Company's Tax Benefits Preservation Plan.
To approve, on an advisory basis, the executive compensation of EMCORE's Named Executive Officers.
NOTE: In their discretion the proxies are authorized to vote for such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof.

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Voting Instructions

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