Xiaoyi Bao

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Affiliation: University of Ottawa
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Recent progress in distributed fiber optic sensors
    Xiaoyi Bao
    Physics Department, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON K1N6N5, Canada
    Sensors (Basel) 12:8601-39. 2012
  2. pmc Recent progress in Brillouin scattering based fiber sensors
    Xiaoyi Bao
    Physics Department, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Sensors (Basel) 11:4152-87. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Highly sensitive in-fiber interferometric refractometer with temperature and axial strain compensation
    Jeremie Harris
    Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada
    Opt Express 21:9996-10009. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Vibration sensing using a tapered bend-insensitive fiber based Mach-Zehnder interferometer
    Yanping Xu
    Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada
    Opt Express 21:3031-42. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Tapered-fiber-based refractive index sensor at an air/solution interface
    Ping Lu
    Fiber Optics Group, Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Appl Opt 51:7368-73. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Tunable Er-doped fiber ring laser with single longitudinal mode operation based on Rayleigh backscattering in single mode fiber
    Guolu Yin
    Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Opt Express 19:25981-9. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Continuous wavelet transform for non-stationary vibration detection with phase-OTDR
    Zengguang Qin
    Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5, Canada
    Opt Express 20:20459-65. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Polarization dependence of Brillouin linewidth and peak frequency due to fiber inhomogeneity in single mode fiber and its impact on distributed fiber Brillouin sensing
    Shangran Xie
    Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Opt Express 20:6385-99. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Polarization-maintaining property of tapered polarization-maintaining fibers
    Xiaozhen Wang
    Fiber Optics Group, Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Appl Opt 52:1550-4. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Distributed birefringence measurement with beat period detection of homodyne Brillouin optical time-domain reflectometry
    Yuangang Lu
    Fiber Optics Group, Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario K1N6N5, Canada
    Opt Lett 37:3936-8. 2012

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  1. pmc Recent progress in distributed fiber optic sensors
    Xiaoyi Bao
    Physics Department, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON K1N6N5, Canada
    Sensors (Basel) 12:8601-39. 2012
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  2. pmc Recent progress in Brillouin scattering based fiber sensors
    Xiaoyi Bao
    Physics Department, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Sensors (Basel) 11:4152-87. 2011
    ..Such gratings can be used to measure changes in birefringence, which is an important parameter in fiber communications. Applications for this kind of sensor can be found in aerospace, material processing and fine structures...
  3. doi request reprint Highly sensitive in-fiber interferometric refractometer with temperature and axial strain compensation
    Jeremie Harris
    Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada
    Opt Express 21:9996-10009. 2013
    ..A phase-related character matrix (Φ)M(RI,T,ε) is also acquired by direct determination of refractive index, temperature, and axial strain induced phase shifts of the corresponding sensing modes...
  4. doi request reprint Vibration sensing using a tapered bend-insensitive fiber based Mach-Zehnder interferometer
    Yanping Xu
    Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada
    Opt Express 21:3031-42. 2013
    ..A damped vibration frequency range of 29-60 Hz as well as continuous vibration disturbances ranging from 1 Hz up to 500 kHz are successfully demonstrated...
  5. doi request reprint Tapered-fiber-based refractive index sensor at an air/solution interface
    Ping Lu
    Fiber Optics Group, Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Appl Opt 51:7368-73. 2012
    ..The MFMZI is experimentally demonstrated as an evanescent wave refractive index sensor to measure concentrations of glycerol solutions by monitoring average power attenuation of the tapered fiber...
  6. doi request reprint Tunable Er-doped fiber ring laser with single longitudinal mode operation based on Rayleigh backscattering in single mode fiber
    Guolu Yin
    Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Opt Express 19:25981-9. 2011
    ..5-3.0 kHz and a side mode suppression ratio (SMSR) of ~72 dB for electrical signal power. The tuning range is determined by the bandpass filter and gain medium used in the experiment. The laser is able to operate at S+C+L band...
  7. doi request reprint Continuous wavelet transform for non-stationary vibration detection with phase-OTDR
    Zengguang Qin
    Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5, Canada
    Opt Express 20:20459-65. 2012
    ..Distributed vibration measurements of 500 Hz and 500 Hz to 1 kHz sweep events over 20 cm fiber length are demonstrated using a single mode fiber...
  8. doi request reprint Polarization dependence of Brillouin linewidth and peak frequency due to fiber inhomogeneity in single mode fiber and its impact on distributed fiber Brillouin sensing
    Shangran Xie
    Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Opt Express 20:6385-99. 2012
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Polarization-maintaining property of tapered polarization-maintaining fibers
    Xiaozhen Wang
    Fiber Optics Group, Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Appl Opt 52:1550-4. 2013
    ..28×10(-4) to 2.89×10(-4) at the taper waist. For both the waist diameters of 60 and 40 μm, mode coupling is observed in the form of significantly decreased birefringence by a factor of ~10 at the taper waists...
  10. doi request reprint Distributed birefringence measurement with beat period detection of homodyne Brillouin optical time-domain reflectometry
    Yuangang Lu
    Fiber Optics Group, Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario K1N6N5, Canada
    Opt Lett 37:3936-8. 2012
    ..The distributed birefringence of a 1.7 km SMF-28 and a 4.3 km large-effective-area fiber were measured with 0.6 m spatial resolution without frequency scanning of the Brillouin spectrum...
  11. doi request reprint Rayleigh scattering-assisted narrow linewidth Brillouin lasing in cascaded fiber
    Meng Pang
    Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Opt Lett 37:3129-31. 2012
    ..To the best of our knowledge, it is the first report on Rayleigh scattering-assisted Brillouin lasing with single frequency and narrow linewidth in cascaded low-loss communication fibers...
  12. doi request reprint Four-wave mixing analysis of Brillouin dynamic grating in a polarization-maintaining fiber: theory and experiment
    Da Peng Zhou
    Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5, Canada
    Opt Express 19:20785-98. 2011
    ..The trends of the theoretical calculation and experimental results agree well with each other confirming that the Brillouin dynamic grating generation and detection process is indeed a four-wave mixing process...
  13. pmc Distributed temperature and strain discrimination with stimulated brillouin scattering and rayleigh backscatter in an optical fiber
    Da Peng Zhou
    Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Sensors (Basel) 13:1836-45. 2013
    ..A 92 m measurable range with the spatial resolution of 50 cm is demonstrated experimentally, and accuracies of ±1.2 °C in temperature and ±15 με in strain could be achieved...
  14. doi request reprint Distributed vibration sensing with time-resolved optical frequency-domain reflectometry
    Da Peng Zhou
    Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5, Canada
    Opt Express 20:13138-45. 2012
    ..Standard single-mode fibers can be used as sensing head, while the measurable frequency range of 0-32 Hz with the spatial resolution of 10 cm can be achieved up to the total length of 17 m...
  15. doi request reprint Thermal and mechanical properties of tapered single mode fiber measured by OFDR and its application for high-sensitivity force measurement
    Xiaozhen Wang
    Fiber Optics Group, Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, 150 Louis Pasteur, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada
    Opt Express 20:14779-88. 2012
    ..It was demonstrated that a taper with a waist diameter of ~6 μm has a wavelength-force coefficient of 620.83 nm/N, ~500 times higher than that of the standard single mode fiber...
  16. doi request reprint Tunable Fabry-Perot filter using hollow-core photonic bandgap fiber and micro-fiber for a narrow-linewidth laser
    Xiaozhen Wang
    Fiber Optics Group, Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, 150 Louis Pasteur, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada
    Opt Express 19:9617-25. 2011
    ..0-5.1 kHz. With FP cavity length of 2.37 ± 0.37 mm, the SLM laser can be tuned over 1557.3-1560.2 nm with a tuning step of 0.06-0.1 nm, a SMSR of 44-51 dB and a linewidth of 1.8-3.0 kHz...
  17. doi request reprint Experimental study on stimulated Rayleigh scattering in optical fibers
    Tao Zhu
    Fiber Optics Group, Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada
    Opt Express 18:22958-63. 2010
    ..Because of the properties of narrower bandwidth and lower threshold power of STRS in fibers, some of applications, such as narrower filter, could be realized...
  18. ncbi request reprint 2 cm spatial-resolution and 2 km range Brillouin optical fiber sensor using a transient differential pulse pair
    Yongkang Dong
    Fiber Optics Group, Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, K1N 6N5, Canada
    Appl Opt 51:1229-35. 2012
    ..In the experiment, a 2 cm spatial-resolution hot-spot detection with a 2 °C temperature accuracy is demonstrated over a 2 km sensing fiber...
  19. doi request reprint Observation of narrow linewidth spikes in the coherent Brillouin random fiber laser
    Meng Pang
    Fiber Optics Group, Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada
    Opt Lett 38:1866-8. 2013
    ..It results from high quality coherent resonance of the Brillouin Stokes light in this open laser cavity...
  20. ncbi request reprint Polarization averaged short-time Fourier transform technique for distributed fiber birefringence characterization using Brillouin gain
    Shangran Xie
    Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, 150 Louis Pasteur, Ottawa, Ontario K1N6N5, Canada
    Appl Opt 51:4359-69. 2012
    ..The PASTFT technique is experimentally verified by the distributed measurement of beat length and differential group delay of a standard single-mode fiber via the Brillouin optical time domain analysis system...
  21. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous refractive index and temperature measurements using a tapered bend-resistant fiber interferometer
    Ping Lu
    Fiber Optics Group, Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada
    Opt Lett 37:4567-9. 2012
    ..0253 rad/°C and -0.0523 rad/°C, and the RI coefficients are 4.0403 rad/RIU and 44.823 rad/RIU, respectively. The minimum errors of temperature and RI are 0.6°C and 0.001 RIU, respectively...
  22. doi request reprint System optimization of a long-range Brillouin-loss-based distributed fiber sensor
    Yongkang Dong
    Fiber Optics Group, Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada, K1N 6N5
    Appl Opt 49:5020-5. 2010
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Fiber-optic Mach-Zehnder interferometer as a high-precision temperature sensor: effects of temperature fluctuations on surface biosensing
    Edouard Harris
    Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, 150 Louis Pasteur St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada
    Appl Opt 49:5682-5. 2010
    ..These findings are particularly relevant in light of the recent surge of interest in fiber-optic based biosensors of various designs...
  24. doi request reprint Characterization of the Brillouin grating spectra in a polarization-maintaining fiber
    Yongkang Dong
    Fiber Optics Group, Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, K1N 6N5, Canada
    Opt Express 18:18960-7. 2010
    ..In addition, the apodization of the Brillouin grating induced by the acoustic wave decay, a unique feature that is different from the Bragg grating, is observed for the first time to the best of our knowledge...
  25. doi request reprint Time-division multiplexing-based BOTDA over 100 km sensing length
    Yongkang Dong
    Fiber Optics Group, Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 6N5, Canada
    Opt Lett 36:277-9. 2011
    ..In experiment, a 100 km sensing fiber is divided into 11 sections based on the gain-controlled principle, and spatial resolutions of 0.6 m and 2 m are obtained at the end of 75 km and 100 km, respectively...
  26. doi request reprint High sensitivity optical fiber current sensor based on polarization diversity and a Faraday rotation mirror cavity
    Hongying Zhang
    Fiber Optics Group, Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, K1N 6N5, Canada
    Appl Opt 50:924-9. 2011
    ..A linear response is obtained for current amplitude as low as several mA at an AC frequency of 1 kHz...
  27. doi request reprint All-optical NAND/NOT/AND/OR logic gates based on combined Brillouin gain and loss in an optical fiber
    Daisy Williams
    Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, MacDonald Hall, 150 Louis Pasteur, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada
    Appl Opt 52:3404-11. 2013
    ..Through the optimization of the pump depletion and gain saturation in the combined gain and loss process, switching contrasts of 20%-83% have been simulated for different configurations...
  28. doi request reprint Sensitive acoustic vibration sensor using single-mode fiber tapers
    Yi Li
    Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, 150 Louis Pasteur, Ottawa K1N 6N5, Ontario, Canada
    Appl Opt 50:1873-8. 2011
    ..We also discussed the phase changes of fiber tapers with different diameters under acoustic vibrations...
  29. doi request reprint Effect of beam waists on performance of the tunable fiber laser based on in-line two-taper Mach-Zehnder interferometer filter
    Guolu Yin
    Fiber Optics Group, Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, 150 Louis Pasteur, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada
    Appl Opt 50:5714-20. 2011
    ..SMSR is determined by the balance between the extinction ratio of the filter and the cavity loss of the laser due to MZI filter...
  30. doi request reprint High-resolution DPP-BOTDA over 50 km LEAF using return-to-zero coded pulses
    Hao Liang
    Fiber Optics Group, Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario K1N6N5, Canada
    Opt Lett 35:1503-5. 2010
    ..5 m and a strain resolution of 12 microepsilon (which is equivalent to a 0.7 MHz Brillouin frequency shift) have been achieved over a 50 km large effective area fiber...
  31. doi request reprint Truly distributed birefringence measurement of polarization-maintaining fibers based on transient Brillouin grating
    Yongkang Dong
    Fiber Optics Group, Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada K1N 6N5
    Opt Lett 35:193-5. 2010
    ..4x10(-6) and 1.3x10(-6) along the test fibers, respectively...
  32. ncbi request reprint Theoretical study of the effect of slow light on BOTDA spatial resolution
    Fabien Ravet
    Fiber Optics Group, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5, Canada
    Opt Express 14:10351-8. 2006
    ..We have shown that uniform strain and temperature distribution in a fiber gives the maximum delay induced uncertainty...
  33. ncbi request reprint Partial bit delay correlative modulation used to improve the dispersion tolerance of an optical duobinary system
    Zhongxi Zhang
    Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Opt Express 16:11344-53. 2008
    ..These conclusions are also valid for systems having non-negligible polarization-mode dispersion (PMD) and polarization dependent loss (PDL)...