Xiaoyi Bao


Xiaoyi Bao
Full Professor

Room: ARC 348
Office: (613) 562-5800 ext. 6911
Work E-mail: xbao@uOttawa.ca

Xiaoyi BAO


Dr. Bao’s research includes study of nonlinear effects in optical fibers for sensing, devices, narrow linewidth fiber lasers, instrumentation for laser dynamics and optical signal processing, fabrication of micro and nano-fibers, structured fibers and speciality fibers as integrated fiber device, development of fiber optics sensors for temperature, strain, vibration, pressure, displacement, ultrasound generation and detection, as well as nanoparticle detection, especially distributed fiber sensors for structural health monitoring, and non-destructive testing.

Selected publications:
  • Kalosha, V.P., Chen, L., Bao, X. Slow and fast light via SBS in optical fibers for short pulses and broadband pump. Opt. Express 14, No. 26, 12693-12703, 2006
  • Kalosha, V.P., Li, W., Feng, W., Chen, L., Bao, X. Frequency-shifted light storage via stimulated Brillouin scattering in optical fibers. Opt. Lett. Vol. 33: 23, 2848-2850, 2008
  • Bao, X. Optical fiber sensors based on Brillouin scattering. Optics & Photonics News, 20, No. 9, 40-46, 2009
  • Dong, Y., Bao, X., Chen, L. The distributed temperature sensing based on birefringence effect on transient Brillouin grating in a polarization-maintaining photonics crystal fiber. Opt. Lett. 34, 2580-2592, 2009
  • Waddy, D., Lu, P., Chen, L., Bao, X. Fast state of polarization changes in aerial fiber under different climatic conditions. IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 13, No. 9, 1035-1037, 2001

Fields of Interest

  • Experimental Photonics
  • Nonlinear effects in optical fibers
  • Temperature
  • Acoustic waves
  • Vibration
  • Birefringence
  • Sound velocity
  • Structured fibers for devices and bio and chemical sensing
  • Data storage
  • Optical signal processing
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