Guifang Li received his Ph.D. degree from The University of Wisconsin at Madison and is FPCE Professor of Optics, Electrical & Computer Engineering and Physics at UCF. He was the director of the NSF IGERT program in Optical Communications and Networking at UCF. He is the recipient of the NSF CAREER award and the Office of Naval Research Young Investigator award. Dr. Li is a Fellow of IEEE, the Optical Society of America and SPIE. Dr. Li is a Deputy Editor for Optics Express (OSA) and an Associate Editor for Photonics Technology Letters (IEEE/LEOS).
His research interests include optical communication and networking, RF photonics and all-optical signal processing. He has collaborated widely with academic institutions and industry. He is currently on partial leave at Tianjin University.
Awards & Honors
Elected to Fellow of the Optical Society of America
Presidential Major Research Equipment Award
Qingming Chen, Chao Jin, Yuan Bao, Zhaohui Li, Jianping Li, Chao Lu, Liang Yang, and Guifang Li
"A distributed fiber vibration sensor utilizing dispersion induced walk-off effect in a unidirectional Mach-Zehnder interferometer"
Optics Express 22(3), pp.2167-2173
N. Bai, G. Li
"Equalizer tap length requirement for mode group delay-compensated fiber link with weakly random mode coupling"
Optics Express 22(4), 4247-4255
Cen Xia, Xiang Liu, S. Chandrasekhar, N. K. Fontaine, Likai Zhu, and G. Li
"Multi-channel nonlinearity compensation of PDM-QPSK signals in dispersion-managed transmission using dispersion-folded digital backward propagation"
Opt. Express 22, 5859-5866 (2014)
R. G. H. van Uden, R. Amezcua Correa, E. Antonio Lopez, F. M. Huijskens, C. Xia, G. Li, A. Schülzgen, H. de Waardt, A. M. J. Koonen, and C. M. Okonkwo
"Ultra-High-Density Spatial Division Multiplexing with a Few-Mode Multicore Fibre"
Nature Photonics, vol.8, no. 10, pp. 865-870
Neng Bai, Ezra Ip, Ming-jun Li, Ting Wang, Guifang Li
"Experimental demonstration of adaptive frequency-domain equalization for mode-division multiplexed transmission"
N. Bai, E. Ip, M. Li, T. Wang, and G. Li, "Experimental demonstration of adaptive frequency-domain equalization for mode-division multiplexed transmission," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference 2013, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper OM2C.5.
Chao Jin, Yuan Bao, Zhaohui Li, Tao Gui, Haiyan Shang, Xinhuan Feng, Jianping Li, Xingwen Yi, Changyuan Yu, Guifang Li, and Chao Lu
"High-resolution optical spectrum characterization using optical channel estimation and spectrum stitching technique"
Optics Letters 38(13), pp.2314-2316
Jose Capmany, Guifang Li, Christina Lim, and Jianping Yao
"Microwave Photonics: Current challenges towards widespread application"
Optics Express 21(19), pp.22862-22867
Yuan Bao, Zhaohui Li, Jianping Li, Xinhuan Feng, Bai-ou Guan, and Guifang Li
"Nonlinearity mitigation for high-speed optical OFDM transmitters using digital pre-distortion"
Optics Express 21, pp. 7354-7361
N. Bai, and G. Li
"Adaptive frequency domain equalization for mode-division multiplexed transmission (Invited)"
IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Special Issue 24(21) pp. 1918-1921
N. Bai, C. Xia, G. Li
"Adaptive frequency-domain equalization for the transmission of the fundamental mode in a few-mode fiber"
Optics Express 20(21), pp. 24010-24017