The resources on these pages have been collected over a period of about one and a half decade of work on theoretical integrated optics. During this time the author has been affiliated with the Physics Department at the University of Osnabrück, Germany, with the Departments of Mathematics and Electrical Engineering, and the MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology, at the University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands, and with the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Paderborn, Germany, respectively. Suggestions and support from many colleagues are gratefully acknowledged.
Dr. Manfred Hammer,
University of Paderborn,
Theoretical Electrical Engineering,
Warburger Strasse 100,
Phone: ++49 (0)5251/60-3560
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