Dr Liwei Li

Lecturer
School of Electrical and Information Engineering

Member of The University of Sydney Nano Institute

J03 - Electrical Engineering Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 8568

Website School of Electrical and Information Engineering

Fibre-optics and photonics engineering

Current research students

Project title Research student
Bragg grating solitons in dual core systems Afroja AKTER
Nonlinear pulses in Bragg grating structures Nadia ANAM
Optimization of Photonic Crystal Fiber (PCF) based Liquid Sensor. Bellal HOSSAIN

Awards and honours

  • Faculty of Engineering and IT Dean's Award for Outstanding Teaching in EIE, 2017

Grants and Fellowships

  • L. Li, "Advanced Monolithically Integrated Photonic Signal Processor: a Faster, Greener and Cost-Effective Solution for Next Generation of Signal Processing", The University of Sydney Early Career Researcher & Newly Appointed Stuff Development Scheme Funding, 2017
  • L. Li, "Novel photonic signal processing techniques", The University of Sydney, Carer Re-engagement Scheme Funding, period: 2016-2017.
  • X. Yi, L. Li, R. Minasian and J. Dong, S. Twigg, "Nanoscale sensing for CIEN applications based on integrated photonic techniques", The University of Sydney Clean Intelligent Energy Networks (CIEN) Research Cluster Funding, period: 2016-2017.
  • The University of Sydney Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, 2016.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Yang, W., Song, S., Yi, X., Chew, S., Li, L., Nguyen, L. (2018). Silicon-on-insulator microring resonator sensor based on an amplitude comparison sensing function. Optics Letters, 43(1), 70-73. [More Information]
  • Li, L., Yi, X., Huang, T., Minasian, R. (2017). Directly synthesized complex impulse response technique in microwave photonic signal processor and its experimental characterization. IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, 27(6), 602-604. [More Information]
  • Chew, S., Yi, X., Yang, W., Wu, C., Li, L., Nguyen, L., Minasian, R. (2017). Optoelectronic oscillator based sensor using an on-chip sensing probe. IEEE Photonics Journal, 9(2), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Hu, S., Li, L., Yi, X., Teng, F. (2017). Tunable Dual-Passband Microwave Photonic Filter Based on Stimulated Brillouin Scattering. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 29(3), 330-333. [More Information]
  • Chew, S., Nguyen, L., Yi, X., Song, S., Li, L., Bian, P., Minasian, R. (2016). Distributed optical signal processing for microwave photonics subsystems. Optics Express, 24(5), 4730-4739. [More Information]
  • Song, S., Yi, X., Chew, S., Li, L., Nguyen, L., Bian, P. (2016). Integrated SOI Stagger-Tuned Optical Filter With Flat-Top Response. Journal of Lightwave Technology, 34(9), 2317-2323. [More Information]
  • Song, S., Yi, X., Chew, S., Li, L., Nguyen, L., Zheng, R. (2016). Optical single-sideband modulation based on silicon-on-insulator coupled-resonator optical waveguides. Optical Engineering, 55(3), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Chew, S., Yi, X., Song, S., Li, L., Bian, P., Nguyen, L., Minasian, R. (2016). Silicon-on-Insulator Dual-Ring Notch Filter for Optical Sideband Suppression and Spectral Characterization. Journal of Lightwave Technology, 34(20), 4705-4714. [More Information]
  • Leitner, P., Yi, X., Li, L., Huang, T. (2015). Fully programmable spectrum sliced chirped microwave photonic filter. Optics Express, 23(4), 4033-4045. [More Information]
  • Li, L., Yi, X., Huang, T., Schroder, J., Minasian, R. (2015). Spectrum-Sliced Microwave-Photonic Filter Based on Fourier Transform of Modified Optical Spectrum. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 27(13), 1422-1425. [More Information]
  • Li, L., Yi, X., Huang, T., Minasian, R. (2014). High-Resolution Single Bandpass Microwave Photonic Filter With Shape-Invariant Tunability. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 26(1), 82-85. [More Information]
  • Li, L., Paolino, L., Yi, X., Huang, T. (2014). Shifted dispersion-induced RF-fading based continuously tunable optoelectronic oscillator. Electronics Letters, 50(15), 1079-1081. [More Information]
  • Hu, S., Li, L., Yi, X., Yu, C. (2014). Ultraflat Widely Tuned Single Bandpass Filter Based on Stimulated Brillouin Scattering. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 26(14), 1466-1469. [More Information]
  • Li, L., Yi, X., Huang, T., Minasian, R. (2013). Shifted dispersion-induced radio-frequency fading in microwave photonic filters using a dual-input Mach-Zehnder electro-optic modulator. Optics Letters, 38(7), 1164-1166. [More Information]
  • Li, L., Yi, X., Huang, T., Minasian, R. (2012). Distortion-free spectrum sliced microwave photonic signal processor: Analysis, design and implementation. Optics Express, 20(10), 11517-11528. [More Information]
  • Li, L., Yi, X., Huang, T. (2012). Microwave Photonic Hybrid Phase-Time Shifter and Widely Tunable Microwave Filter. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 24(24), 2288-2291. [More Information]
  • Yi, X., Huang, T., Li, L., Minasian, R. (2012). Overcoming tap-delay-variation induced distortion in microwave photonic filters. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 24(8), 691-693. [More Information]
  • Yi, X., Li, L., Huang, T., Minasian, R. (2012). Programmable multiple true-time-delay elements based on a Fourier-domain optical processor. Optics Letters, 37(4), 608-610. [More Information]
  • Chen, T., Yi, X., Li, L., Minasian, R. (2012). Single passband microwave photonic filter with wideband tunability and adjustable bandwidth. Optics Letters, 37(22), 4699-4701. [More Information]
  • Li, L., Yi, X., Huang, T., Minasian, R. (2011). Microwave photonic filter based on dispersion controlled spectrum slicing technique. Electronics Letters, 47(8), 511-512. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Li, L., Chew, S., Song, S., Powell, K., Yi, X., Nguyen, L., Minasian, R. (2018). Reflective Microring Sensing Probe based on Narrowband Microwave Photonic Notch Filter. 2018 International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics (MWP), Toulouse: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
  • Yi, X., Chew, S., Li, L., Minasian, R., Nguyen, L. (2017). Microwave photonics for high performance sensing. 16th International Conference on Optical Communications and Networks (ICOCN 2017), Danvers, MA, USA: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
  • Yi, X., Minasian, R., Li, L., Chew, S., Nguyen, L. (2017). Signal processing and sensing based on microwave photonics. 2017 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim (CLEO-PR), OECC & PGC 2017, Singapore: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
  • Wu, C., Yang, W., Song, S., Li, L., Yi, X., Nguyen, L. (2017). Ultra-compact reflective sensor probe based on silicon-on-insulator microring resonator and Y-junction structure. 16th International Conference on Optical Communications and Networks (ICOCN 2017), Danvers, MA, USA: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
  • Li, L., Yi, X., Chew, S., Song, S., Nguyen, L., Minasian, R. (2016). High-resolution optical vector network analyzer based on silicon-on-insulator coupled-resonator optical waveguides. 22nd International Conference on Applied Electromagnetics and Communications (ICECom 2016), Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
  • Minasian, R., Yi, X., Li, L. (2016). Microwave photonic processing of high-speed microwave signals. 18th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON 2016), Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
  • Yi, X., Song, S., Chew, S., Li, L., Nguyen, L., Minasian, R. (2016). Optical filtering techniques for microwave photonics. Asia Communications and Photonics Conference (ACP 2016), Wuhan: Osa. [More Information]
  • Song, S., Yi, X., Chew, S., Li, L., Nguyen, L., Minasian, R. (2016). Optical vector network analyzer based on silicon-on-insulator optical bandpass filter. 2016 IEEE International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics (MWP 2016), Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
  • Chew, S., Yi, X., Song, S., Li, L., Bian, P., Nguyen, L. (2016). Separately controlled, cascaded microwave photonic bandpass filter and phase shifter. 2016 Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC 2016), Anaheim: Optical Society of America. [More Information]
  • Yi, X., Li, L., Minasian, R., Chew, S., Yang, W., Song, S., Nguyen, L. (2016). Tunable microwave photonic signal processing. The 15th International Conference on Optical Communications and Networks (ICOCN 2016), Hangzhou: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
  • Yang, W., Yi, X., Song, S., Chew, S., Li, L., Nguyen, L. (2016). Tunable single bandpass microwave photonic filter based on phase compensated silicon-on-insulator microring resonator. 21st OptoElectronics and Communications Conference (OECC 2016) held jointly with 2016 International Conference on Photonics in Switching (PS 2016), Niigata: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
  • Yi, X., Chen, T., Huang, T., Li, L. (2015). Microwave frequency up-conversion based on simultaneous mixing and frequency selection. 14th International Conference on Optical Communications and Networks (ICOCN 2015), Piscataway, NJ, USA: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
  • Leitner, P., Yi, X., Huang, T., Li, L. (2014). Noise performance of spectrum sliced microwave photonic filters in non-constant dispersive media. 19th OptoElectronics and Communications Conference, OECC 2014 and the 39th Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology, ACOFT 2014, Barton, ACT: Engineers Australia.
  • Yi, X., Minasian, R., Li, L., Chen, T., Huang, T. (2013). Overcoming spectral periodicity in microwave photonic signal processing. The 8th Asia-Pacific Microwave Photonics Conference (APMP 2013), Gwangju, Korea: APMP2013.
  • Chen, T., Yi, X., Li, L., Huang, T. (2013). Single Passband Cascaded Filter with Tunable Microwave Photonic Pre-Selection. The 8th Asia-Pacific Microwave Photonics Conference (APMP 2013), Gwangju, Korea: APMP2013.
  • Li, L., Yi, X., Joy, T. (2012). Multi-Sensor Real-Time Sensing Based on Fiber Grating Array. 2012 Photonics Global Conference (PGC 2012), Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
  • Li, L., Yi, X., Huang, T., Minasian, R. (2012). Performance Investigation of a Dispersion Controlled Spectrum Sliced Microwave Photonic Filter with Various Slice Characteristics. 2012 IEEE International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics (MWP), Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
  • Li, L., Yi, X., Minasian, R. (2011). New microwave photonic spectrum sliced filter with continuous tunability. 16th Opto-Electronics and Communications Conference, OECC 2011, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
  • Huang, T., Yi, X., Li, L., Minasian, R. (2011). Single passband microwave photonic signal processor based on a multi-channel chirped fiber Bragg grating. 2011 IEEE International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics (MWP 2011) and 2011 Asia Pacific Microwave Photonics Conference (APMP 2011), Piscataway, NJ, USA: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
  • Yi, X., Li, L., Huang, T., Minasian, R. (2010). Elimination of Dispersion-Induced RF Distortion in Spectrum Sliced Microwave Photonic Filters. 2010 IEEE International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics (MWP 2010), Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]

2018

  • Li, L., Chew, S., Song, S., Powell, K., Yi, X., Nguyen, L., Minasian, R. (2018). Reflective Microring Sensing Probe based on Narrowband Microwave Photonic Notch Filter. 2018 International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics (MWP), Toulouse: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
  • Yang, W., Song, S., Yi, X., Chew, S., Li, L., Nguyen, L. (2018). Silicon-on-insulator microring resonator sensor based on an amplitude comparison sensing function. Optics Letters, 43(1), 70-73. [More Information]

2017

  • Li, L., Yi, X., Huang, T., Minasian, R. (2017). Directly synthesized complex impulse response technique in microwave photonic signal processor and its experimental characterization. IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, 27(6), 602-604. [More Information]
  • Yi, X., Chew, S., Li, L., Minasian, R., Nguyen, L. (2017). Microwave photonics for high performance sensing. 16th International Conference on Optical Communications and Networks (ICOCN 2017), Danvers, MA, USA: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
  • Chew, S., Yi, X., Yang, W., Wu, C., Li, L., Nguyen, L., Minasian, R. (2017). Optoelectronic oscillator based sensor using an on-chip sensing probe. IEEE Photonics Journal, 9(2), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Yi, X., Minasian, R., Li, L., Chew, S., Nguyen, L. (2017). Signal processing and sensing based on microwave photonics. 2017 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim (CLEO-PR), OECC & PGC 2017, Singapore: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
  • Hu, S., Li, L., Yi, X., Teng, F. (2017). Tunable Dual-Passband Microwave Photonic Filter Based on Stimulated Brillouin Scattering. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 29(3), 330-333. [More Information]
  • Wu, C., Yang, W., Song, S., Li, L., Yi, X., Nguyen, L. (2017). Ultra-compact reflective sensor probe based on silicon-on-insulator microring resonator and Y-junction structure. 16th International Conference on Optical Communications and Networks (ICOCN 2017), Danvers, MA, USA: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]

2016

  • Chew, S., Nguyen, L., Yi, X., Song, S., Li, L., Bian, P., Minasian, R. (2016). Distributed optical signal processing for microwave photonics subsystems. Optics Express, 24(5), 4730-4739. [More Information]
  • Li, L., Yi, X., Chew, S., Song, S., Nguyen, L., Minasian, R. (2016). High-resolution optical vector network analyzer based on silicon-on-insulator coupled-resonator optical waveguides. 22nd International Conference on Applied Electromagnetics and Communications (ICECom 2016), Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
  • Song, S., Yi, X., Chew, S., Li, L., Nguyen, L., Bian, P. (2016). Integrated SOI Stagger-Tuned Optical Filter With Flat-Top Response. Journal of Lightwave Technology, 34(9), 2317-2323. [More Information]
  • Minasian, R., Yi, X., Li, L. (2016). Microwave photonic processing of high-speed microwave signals. 18th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON 2016), Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
  • Yi, X., Song, S., Chew, S., Li, L., Nguyen, L., Minasian, R. (2016). Optical filtering techniques for microwave photonics. Asia Communications and Photonics Conference (ACP 2016), Wuhan: Osa. [More Information]
  • Song, S., Yi, X., Chew, S., Li, L., Nguyen, L., Zheng, R. (2016). Optical single-sideband modulation based on silicon-on-insulator coupled-resonator optical waveguides. Optical Engineering, 55(3), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Song, S., Yi, X., Chew, S., Li, L., Nguyen, L., Minasian, R. (2016). Optical vector network analyzer based on silicon-on-insulator optical bandpass filter. 2016 IEEE International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics (MWP 2016), Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
  • Chew, S., Yi, X., Song, S., Li, L., Bian, P., Nguyen, L. (2016). Separately controlled, cascaded microwave photonic bandpass filter and phase shifter. 2016 Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC 2016), Anaheim: Optical Society of America. [More Information]
  • Chew, S., Yi, X., Song, S., Li, L., Bian, P., Nguyen, L., Minasian, R. (2016). Silicon-on-Insulator Dual-Ring Notch Filter for Optical Sideband Suppression and Spectral Characterization. Journal of Lightwave Technology, 34(20), 4705-4714. [More Information]
  • Yi, X., Li, L., Minasian, R., Chew, S., Yang, W., Song, S., Nguyen, L. (2016). Tunable microwave photonic signal processing. The 15th International Conference on Optical Communications and Networks (ICOCN 2016), Hangzhou: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
  • Yang, W., Yi, X., Song, S., Chew, S., Li, L., Nguyen, L. (2016). Tunable single bandpass microwave photonic filter based on phase compensated silicon-on-insulator microring resonator. 21st OptoElectronics and Communications Conference (OECC 2016) held jointly with 2016 International Conference on Photonics in Switching (PS 2016), Niigata: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

2015

  • Leitner, P., Yi, X., Li, L., Huang, T. (2015). Fully programmable spectrum sliced chirped microwave photonic filter. Optics Express, 23(4), 4033-4045. [More Information]
  • Yi, X., Chen, T., Huang, T., Li, L. (2015). Microwave frequency up-conversion based on simultaneous mixing and frequency selection. 14th International Conference on Optical Communications and Networks (ICOCN 2015), Piscataway, NJ, USA: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
  • Li, L., Yi, X., Huang, T., Schroder, J., Minasian, R. (2015). Spectrum-Sliced Microwave-Photonic Filter Based on Fourier Transform of Modified Optical Spectrum. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 27(13), 1422-1425. [More Information]

2014

  • Li, L., Yi, X., Huang, T., Minasian, R. (2014). High-Resolution Single Bandpass Microwave Photonic Filter With Shape-Invariant Tunability. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 26(1), 82-85. [More Information]
  • Leitner, P., Yi, X., Huang, T., Li, L. (2014). Noise performance of spectrum sliced microwave photonic filters in non-constant dispersive media. 19th OptoElectronics and Communications Conference, OECC 2014 and the 39th Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology, ACOFT 2014, Barton, ACT: Engineers Australia.
  • Li, L., Paolino, L., Yi, X., Huang, T. (2014). Shifted dispersion-induced RF-fading based continuously tunable optoelectronic oscillator. Electronics Letters, 50(15), 1079-1081. [More Information]
  • Hu, S., Li, L., Yi, X., Yu, C. (2014). Ultraflat Widely Tuned Single Bandpass Filter Based on Stimulated Brillouin Scattering. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 26(14), 1466-1469. [More Information]

2013

  • Yi, X., Minasian, R., Li, L., Chen, T., Huang, T. (2013). Overcoming spectral periodicity in microwave photonic signal processing. The 8th Asia-Pacific Microwave Photonics Conference (APMP 2013), Gwangju, Korea: APMP2013.
  • Li, L., Yi, X., Huang, T., Minasian, R. (2013). Shifted dispersion-induced radio-frequency fading in microwave photonic filters using a dual-input Mach-Zehnder electro-optic modulator. Optics Letters, 38(7), 1164-1166. [More Information]
  • Chen, T., Yi, X., Li, L., Huang, T. (2013). Single Passband Cascaded Filter with Tunable Microwave Photonic Pre-Selection. The 8th Asia-Pacific Microwave Photonics Conference (APMP 2013), Gwangju, Korea: APMP2013.

2012

  • Li, L., Yi, X., Huang, T., Minasian, R. (2012). Distortion-free spectrum sliced microwave photonic signal processor: Analysis, design and implementation. Optics Express, 20(10), 11517-11528. [More Information]
  • Li, L., Yi, X., Huang, T. (2012). Microwave Photonic Hybrid Phase-Time Shifter and Widely Tunable Microwave Filter. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 24(24), 2288-2291. [More Information]
  • Li, L., Yi, X., Joy, T. (2012). Multi-Sensor Real-Time Sensing Based on Fiber Grating Array. 2012 Photonics Global Conference (PGC 2012), Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
  • Yi, X., Huang, T., Li, L., Minasian, R. (2012). Overcoming tap-delay-variation induced distortion in microwave photonic filters. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 24(8), 691-693. [More Information]
  • Li, L., Yi, X., Huang, T., Minasian, R. (2012). Performance Investigation of a Dispersion Controlled Spectrum Sliced Microwave Photonic Filter with Various Slice Characteristics. 2012 IEEE International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics (MWP), Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]
  • Yi, X., Li, L., Huang, T., Minasian, R. (2012). Programmable multiple true-time-delay elements based on a Fourier-domain optical processor. Optics Letters, 37(4), 608-610. [More Information]
  • Chen, T., Yi, X., Li, L., Minasian, R. (2012). Single passband microwave photonic filter with wideband tunability and adjustable bandwidth. Optics Letters, 37(22), 4699-4701. [More Information]

2011

  • Li, L., Yi, X., Huang, T., Minasian, R. (2011). Microwave photonic filter based on dispersion controlled spectrum slicing technique. Electronics Letters, 47(8), 511-512. [More Information]
  • Li, L., Yi, X., Minasian, R. (2011). New microwave photonic spectrum sliced filter with continuous tunability. 16th Opto-Electronics and Communications Conference, OECC 2011, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
  • Huang, T., Yi, X., Li, L., Minasian, R. (2011). Single passband microwave photonic signal processor based on a multi-channel chirped fiber Bragg grating. 2011 IEEE International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics (MWP 2011) and 2011 Asia Pacific Microwave Photonics Conference (APMP 2011), Piscataway, NJ, USA: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]

2010

  • Yi, X., Li, L., Huang, T., Minasian, R. (2010). Elimination of Dispersion-Induced RF Distortion in Spectrum Sliced Microwave Photonic Filters. 2010 IEEE International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics (MWP 2010), Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). [More Information]

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