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 fibers for sensing, devices and communications, development of distributed fiber optics sensors for temperature, strain, vibration, sound velocity, birefringence and refractive index, chemical and bio-sensing, static and dynamic monitoring of civil structures, nonlinear scattering and parametric amplifications, study of the dynamic polarization mode dispersion effects in field fibers, as well as polarization mode dispersion and polarization dependent loss, chromatic dispersion and nonlinear effects in communications, making structures in fibers, impairments in fibers.

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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