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Technical Consulting

Product Design, Problem Solving, Calculations and Simulations,
Independent Expertise and Staff Training on

Lasers and Amplifiers

lasers and amplifiers

Nonlinear Optics

nonlinear optics

Fiber Optics

fiber optics

Ultrashort Pulses

ultrashort pulses

Fluctuations and Noise

fluctuations and noise



from a highly reputed expert: author of the Encyclopedia of Laser Physics and Technology, of other books and over 100 scientific journal papers.

RP Photonics Software

Advanced Simulation & Design Software for Optical Fibers, Fiber Amplifiers and Lasers, Laser Resonators, Pulse Propagation and Thin-film Optics

RP Fiber Power RP Resonator
RP ProPulse RP Coating

Encyclopedia of Laser Physics and Technology

Encyclopedia of Laser Physics and Technology

This encyclopedia has been written entirely by Dr. Paschotta, the founder of RP Photonics.

RP Photonics Buyer's Guide

The Ideal Buyer's Guide for Photonics and Laser Technology

buyer's guide on laser diodes
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RP Fiber Power

Analyze and design passive and active fiber optics:

RP Fiber Power is a must-have for anyone seriously working with fiber devices!

New V6: custom forms can be made for specific applications! Those you don't want to deal with the technical details just get custom forms made within the technical support.

RP Resonator

Design and optimize laser resonators:

Due to the powerful script language, the flexibility of RP Resonator is unparalleled!

RP ProPulse

Study the pulse formation in

If you want to fully understand picosecond and femtosecond lasers, RP ProPulse is the tool you need! (For fiber devices, RP Fiber Power is even better.)

RP Coating

Analyze and optimize the designs of

Profit from an unparalleled flexibility due to the built-in script language:

RP Coating is a tool even for most challenging cases!