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Roger Paul Main, American, German marketing professional. Recipient Danforth Foundation scholarship, 1957, Woodrow Wilson Foundation fellowship, 1961. Member American Physics Society, New York Academy of Sciences, International Society for Optical Engineering.


Main, Roger Paul was born on August 6, 1939 in St. Louis. Arrived in Federal Republic Germany, 1969. Son of George Henry and Lillie Mae (Poleos) Main.


Student, Washington University, 1957. Bachelor of Science in Physics, St. Louis University, 1961. Postgraduate in physics, University of California at Los Angeles, 1968.


Aerospace technologist National Aeronautics and Space Administration/GSFC, Greenbelt, Maryland, 1961-1963. Research scientist Philco-Ford Research Labs, Newport Beach, California, 1963-1965. Senior research scientist Heliodyne Corporation, Van Nuys, 1965-1970.

Product manager Tekelec-Airtronic GmbH, Stuttgart, Federal Republic Germany, 1969-1970. General manager Spex Industries GmbH, 1971-1974. European sales manager Spectra-Physics GmbH, Darmstadt, 1974-1981.

Service manager Coherent GmbH, Neu-Isenburg, Federal Republic Germany, 1981. Property, principals consultant R.P. Main Consultant, Darmstadt, Federal Republic Germany, since 1982. Consultant Commission European Communities, 1992.

Member the Chartered Institute of Marketinng-Europe Interest Group on Automatic Identification and Security, since 1992. Advisory board Laser Innovation GmbH, Stuttgart, 1984-1987. Director, principal consultant ELB Associates SA, Geneva, Switzerland, since 1985.


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  • Other Work

    • Author: Directory of European Suppliers of Military Laser Hardware, 1984, Beam Weaponry, 1986, Lasers at Work, 1987. Editor-in-chief Optical Engineering Reports, European Edition. Contributing editor: Lasers and Optronics, Fiberoptic Product News.

      Consultant to public: Laser Magazin. Contributor articles to Lasers and Optics International, Sensor Review, Industrial Automation Reporter, others.


Member American Physics Society, New York Academy of Sciences, International Society for Optical Engineering.


  • Other Interests

    Photography, music, english sports cars, motor racing.


Married Brigitte Ursula Sanzenbacher, June 13, 1963 (divorced April 1979). Children: Rebecca, Phillip. Married Galina Viktorovna Kungurova, August 16, 1979.

1 child, Victor.

George Henry Main

Lillie Mae (Poleos) Main

Brigitte Ursula Sanzenbacher

Galina Viktorovna Kungurova

Rebecca Main

Phillip Main

Victor Main