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
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"
Opt. Express 21, 7354-7361 (2013).
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
C. Xia, R. Amezcua-Correa, N. Bai, E. Antonio-Lopez, D. May Arrioja, A. Schülzgen, M. C. Richardson, J. Linares, C. Montero, E. Mateo, X. Zhou, and G. Li
"Hole-Assisted Few-Mode Multicore Fiber for High-Density Space-Division Multiplexing"
IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 24(21), pp.1914-1917
N. Bai, E. Ip, Y. Huang, E. Mateo, F. Yaman, M. Li, S. Bickham, S. Ten, J. Liñares, C. Montero, V. Moreno, X. Prieto, V. Tse, K. M. Chung, A. Lau, H. Tam, C. Lu, Y. Luo, G. Peng, G. Li, and T. Wang
"Mode-division multiplexed transmission with inline few-mode fiber amplifier"
Optics Express 20, pp. 2668-2680
L. Zhu and G. Li
"Nonlinearity compensation using dispersion-folded digital backward propagation "
Optics Express 20, pp.14362-14370
Dagong Jia, Haiwei Zhang, Zhe Ji, Neng Bai, Guifang Li
"Optical fiber amplifiers for space-division multiplexing"
Frontiers of Optoelectronics Volume 5, Issue 4, pp 351-357(2012)
I. Ozdur, H. Shu, M. Bass, and G. Li
"Think Outside the Fiber: Imaging Amplifier for Space-Multiplexed Optical Transmission"
IEEE Photonics Journal 4(5), pp.1316-1324
"Amplification to Perfect"
Nature Photonics vol. 5, pp. 385–386
L. Zhu, and G. Li
"Folded digital backward propagation for dispersion-managed fiber-optic transmission"
Optics Express 19(7), pp. 5953-5959