Hong Kong Polytechnic University

General description

The Photonics Reserach center at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University conducts academic research as well as industrial collaboration projects in various areas of Optics and photonics including long-haul and short reach communications, optical fiber sensor technologies, specialty optical fiber for new optical functionalities and biosensing and other novel optical devices

Website – http://www.polyu.edu.hk

Research Area 1 – Optical Communications

Contact person – Prof. Alex Wai, alex.wai@polyu.edu.hk

Research Area 2 – Optical fiber-based sensing

Contact person – Prof. Chao Lu, chao.lu@polyu.edu.hk

Research Area 3 – Advanced fibers and optical devices

Contact person – Prof. Hwa-Yaw Tam, hwa-yaw@polyu.edu.hk

Publications of interest

  • P.K.A. Wai et al., “Polarization mode dispersion, decorrelation, and diffusion in optical fibers with randomly varying birefringence”, JOURNAL OF LIGHTWAVE TECHNOLOGY Vol. 14 no. 2 pp. 148-157 FEB 1996
  • THT Chan et al., “Fiber Bragg grating sensors for structural health monitoring of Tsing Ma bridge: Background and experimental observation” Engineering Structures, vol. 28, no. 5, pp. 648-659, Apr. 2006
  • M.L.V. Tse et al., “Superlattice Microstructured Optical Fiber,” Materials 2014, 7(6) pp. 4567-4573
  • E. Ip, A.P.T. Lau, D.J.F. Barros and J.M. Kahn, “Coherent Detection in Optical Fiber Systems,” OSA Optics Express, pp. 753-791, Jan. 2008.
  • N. Bai et al., “Mode-division multiplexed transmission with inline few-mode fiber amplifier,” Optics Express, vol. 20, no.3, pp. 2668-2680, Jan. 2012.