Prof. Dr. Jens Förstner

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Prof. Dr. Jens Förstner

Institute for Photonic Quantum Systems (PhoQS)

Member - Professor

Theoretical Electrical Engineering

Head - Professor

Transregional Collaborative Research Centre 142

Member - Professor

Center for Optoelectronics and Photonics (CeOPP)

Member - Professor

Paderborn Center for Parallel Computing (PC2) > Vorstand

Member - Professor

Phone:
+49 5251 60-3013
Fax (External):
+49 5251 60-3524
Office:
P1.5.01.1
Office hours:

on request

Web:
Visitor:
Pohlweg 47-49
33098 Paderborn

Faculty of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Mathematics

Vice Dean - Professor - Vice Dean/Head of Electrical Engineering department

Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology

Head of Institute - Professor

Phone:
+49 5251 60-2208
E-mail (External):
Office:
P1.3.14
Visitor:
Pohlweg 47-49
33098 Paderborn

Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology

Coordinator - Professor - Coordinator MSc Optoelectronics&Photonics

Prof. Dr. Jens Förstner
Education and Academic Career
Since 06/2013

Full Professor (W3) for "Theoretical Electrical Engineering", Paderborn University, Germany

04/2007 - 05/2013

Head of the DFG Emmy Noether junior research group on "Computational Nanophotonics", Paderborn University, Germany

01/2012 - 03/2012

Visiting Scientist, group of H. Carmichael, University of Auckland

10/2006 - 03/2007

Post-doctoral research assistant, Technical University Berlin, Germany

10/2004 - 09/2006

Post-doctoral research associate, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA

09/2004

PhD thesis "Light Propagation and Many-Particle Effects in Semiconductor Nanostructures", Technical University Berlin, Germany

10/2000 - 09/2004

Research assistant (PhD), Technical University Berlin, Germany

04/2000 - 09/2000

Research assistant (PhD), University Marburg, Germany

01/2000

Diplom (MSc) in Physics, University of Marburg, Germany

1997 - 1998

study abroad at the University of Kent at Canterbury/UK, recipient of the 1998 Europhysics Prize

1994 - 1996

First diploma (BSc) in Physics and Computer Science, Philips University Marburg

Awards und Fellowships
2011

Goldene Kreide for excellence in teaching

10/2009

Research Award 2009 of the Paderborn University for a project on "Custom Computing Architectures for Nanophotonics" with Prof. Christian Plessl

11/2005

Carl-Ramsauer-Preis 2005 for PhD thesis

Miscellaneous
Since 10/2021

Deputy Director of the Department for Electrical Engineering and Information Technology

Since 11/2014

Board member PC2 (HPC center of the Paderborn University), Head of User Board since 2022

Since 07/2013

Board member CeOPP (Center for Optoelectronics and Photonics Paderborn)

Since 2013

Funding Reviewer: German Science Foundation (DFG), German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Humboldt Foundation, German Academic Scholarship Foundation, a.m.

Since 2005

Journal Referee (Physics, Electrical Engineering, Photonics, and Materials Science)

npj quantum information, Phys. Rev. Letters/B/Materials, Optica, Opt. Express, Optics Letters, JOSA B, OQEL, Appl. Physics Letters/B, IEEE Photonics Journal/JLT & others, Scientific Reports, Laser & Photonics Reviews, etc.

10/2019 - 09/2021

Vice Dean and Director of the Department for Electrical Engineering and Information Technology

04/2014 - 12/2019

Board Member Transregio 142

Scientific Engagement
Organisation of Scientific Events
2008 - 2013

Organising and technical committee member of the "International Workshop on Theoretical and Computational Nano-Photonics (TaCoNa-Photonics)", Bad Honnef, Germany

Since 10/2021

Deputy Director of the Department for Electrical Engineering and Information Technology

Since 11/2014

Board member PC2 (HPC center of the Paderborn University), Head of User Board since 2022

Since 07/2013

Board member CeOPP (Center for Optoelectronics and Photonics Paderborn)

Since 06/2013

Full Professor (W3) for "Theoretical Electrical Engineering", Paderborn University, Germany

Education and Academic Career
Since 2013

Funding Reviewer: German Science Foundation (DFG), German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Humboldt Foundation, German Academic Scholarship Foundation, a.m.

Since 2005

Journal Referee (Physics, Electrical Engineering, Photonics, and Materials Science)

npj quantum information, Phys. Rev. Letters/B/Materials, Optica, Opt. Express, Optics Letters, JOSA B, OQEL, Appl. Physics Letters/B, IEEE Photonics Journal/JLT & others, Scientific Reports, Laser & Photonics Reviews, etc.

10/2019 - 09/2021

Vice Dean and Director of the Department for Electrical Engineering and Information Technology

04/2014 - 12/2019

Board Member Transregio 142

04/2007 - 05/2013

Head of the DFG Emmy Noether junior research group on "Computational Nanophotonics", Paderborn University, Germany

Education and Academic Career
2008 - 2013

Organising and technical committee member of the "International Workshop on Theoretical and Computational Nano-Photonics (TaCoNa-Photonics)", Bad Honnef, Germany

Organisation of Scientific Events
01/2012 - 03/2012

Visiting Scientist, group of H. Carmichael, University of Auckland

Education and Academic Career
2011

Goldene Kreide for excellence in teaching

Awards und Fellowships
10/2009

Research Award 2009 of the Paderborn University for a project on "Custom Computing Architectures for Nanophotonics" with Prof. Christian Plessl

Awards und Fellowships
10/2006 - 03/2007

Post-doctoral research assistant, Technical University Berlin, Germany

Education and Academic Career
10/2004 - 09/2006

Post-doctoral research associate, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA

Education and Academic Career
11/2005

Carl-Ramsauer-Preis 2005 for PhD thesis

Awards und Fellowships
09/2004

PhD thesis "Light Propagation and Many-Particle Effects in Semiconductor Nanostructures", Technical University Berlin, Germany

Education and Academic Career
10/2000 - 09/2004

Research assistant (PhD), Technical University Berlin, Germany

Education and Academic Career
04/2000 - 09/2000

Research assistant (PhD), University Marburg, Germany

Education and Academic Career
01/2000

Diplom (MSc) in Physics, University of Marburg, Germany

Education and Academic Career
1997 - 1998

study abroad at the University of Kent at Canterbury/UK, recipient of the 1998 Europhysics Prize

Education and Academic Career
1994 - 1996

First diploma (BSc) in Physics and Computer Science, Philips University Marburg

Education and Academic Career

Publications

Latest Publications

From Swiss-cheese to discrete ferroelectric composites: assessing the ferroelectric butterfly shape in polarization loops

V. Myroshnychenko, P.M. Mulavarickal Jose, H. Farheen, S. Ejaz, C. Brosseau, J. Förstner, Physica Scripta 99 (2024) 045952.


Estimation of losses caused by sidewall roughness in thin-film lithium niobate rib and strip waveguides

M. Hammer, S. Babel, H. Farheen, L. Padberg, J.C. Scheytt, C. Silberhorn, J. Förstner, Optics Express 32 (2024) 22878.


Numerical study of light backscattering from layers of absorbing irregular particles larger than the wavelength

S. Alhaddad, J. Förstner, Y. Grynko, Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer 302 (2023).


Tailoring the directive nature of optical waveguide antennas

H. Farheen, L.-Y. Yan, T. Leuteritz, S. Qiao, F. Spreyer, C. Schlickriede, V. Quiring, C. Eigner, C. Silberhorn, T. Zentgraf, S. Linden, V. Myroshnychenko, J. Förstner, in: S.M. García-Blanco, P. Cheben (Eds.), Integrated Optics: Devices, Materials, and Technologies XXVII, SPIE, 2023, p. 124241E.


Optimized silicon antennas for optical phased arrays

H. Farheen, A. Strauch, J.C. Scheytt, V. Myroshnychenko, J. Förstner, in: S.M. García-Blanco, P. Cheben (Eds.), Integrated Optics: Devices, Materials, and Technologies XXVII, SPIE, 2023, p. 124241D.


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