Dr Liwei Li

Lecturer
School of Electrical and Information Engineering

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

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

  • 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., 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: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [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: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [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: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [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: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • 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: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • 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: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [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: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [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: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [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: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • 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: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [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: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [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]
  • 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]

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: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [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: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [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: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [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: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • 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: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

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: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [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: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [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: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [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: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • 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: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [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: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]

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