Dr. Rüdiger Paschotta

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Founder and Managing Director

Dr. Rüdiger Paschotta has a doctorate in quantum and nonlinear optics from the University of Konstanz, Germany and is author or coauthor of more than 100 articles in scientific journals, more than 120 presentations at international conferences, and of several books and book chapters. In 2004, he founded the company RP Photonics Consulting and since then has consulted for companies in the photonics industry worldwide working out feasibility studies and designs for lasers and other photonic devices, identifying and solving technical problems, finding suitable laser sources for specific applications, and doing tailored staff training courses on specialized subjects.

About RP Photonics Consulting:

RP Photonics Consulting offers technical consulting services for the photonics industry in areas including lasers and amplifiers, nonlinear optics, ultrashort pulses, fiber optics, thin-film optics, and noise in optics; the company's website includes the Encyclopedia of Laser Physics and Technology and the RP Photonics Buyer's Guide. RP Photonics also produces simulation and design software for photonics research and development.