Publications

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Reviewed Journal Publications

  • J. Rodriguez, M. Benker, J. Poirier, R. Dougenik and Y. Li, “Coherent Amplitude-Modulated RF Photonic Link,” in Journal of Lightwave Technology, 2021.
  • J. Rodriguez and Y. Li, “Noise Analysis for Coherent Phase-Modulated RF Fiber-Optic Link,” in Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 39, no. 10, pp. 3072-3080, 15 May15, 2021.
  • D. Ding, L. Xu and Y. Li, “Stability, Noise, and Nonlinear Distortion Analysis of a Sampling OPLL,” in Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 36, no. 13, pp. 2783-2790, 1 July1, 2018, doi: 10.1109/JLT.2018.2820732.
  • D. Ding, J. Rodriguez and Y. Li, “Pulsed Sagnac Loop Phase-Modulated Microwave Photonic Link,” in IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 30, no. 5, pp. 419-422, 1 March1, 2018, doi: 10.1109/LPT.2018.2791198.
  • L. Xu, S. Jin, D. Ding and Y. Li, “Monolithically Integrated Virtual Balanced ACP-OPLL for PM RF Photonic Links,” in Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 36, no. 3, pp. 789-796, 1 Feb.1, 2018, doi: 10.1109/JLT.2017.2781373.
  • S. Jin, L. Xu, T. Manzur and Y. Li, “Quantum Well Mach–Zehnder Intensity Modulator With Enhanced Linearity for Direct Detection RF Photonic Link,” in Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 35, no. 17, pp. 3785-3790, 1 Sept.1, 2017, doi: 10.1109/JLT.2017.2717904.
  • S. Jin, L. Xu and Y. Li, “Modified Sagnac Loop Coherent Phase Modulated RF Photonic Link With an ACP-OPLL,” in IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 29, no. 14, pp. 1139-1142, 15 July15, 2017, doi: 10.1109/LPT.2017.2693686.
  • S. Jin, L. Xu, V. Rosborough, J. Klamkin and Y. Li, “RF Frequency Mixer Photonic Integrated Circuit,” in IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 28, no. 16, pp. 1771-1773, 15 Aug.15, 2016, doi: 10.1109/LPT.2016.2570520.
  • S. Jin, L. Xu, Y. Li, “Improved linear optical phase modulation inside two-step quantum well optical phase modulator”, in review with IEEE Photonic Tech. Lett.
  • L. Xu, S. Jin, Y. Li, “Intense nonlinear optical phase modulation inside a MQW optical phase modulator”, in review with IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology
  • L. Xu, S. Jin, Y. Li, “Down-conversion IM-DD RF photonic link using nonlinear optical phase modulation”, accepted for publication in Optics Express
  • L. Xu, S. Jin, Y. Li, “A LiNbO3 thin film ACP phase modulator for hybrid integrated ACP-OPLL”, accepted for publication in IEE Electronics Lett.
  • S. Jin, L, Xu, Y. Li, “LiNbO3 thin-film modulators using silicon nitride surface ridge waveguide”, accepted for publication in IEEE Photonic Tech Lett.
  • L. Xu, S. Jin, Y. Li, “Bandpass Attenuating-Counter-Propagating Phase Modulator”, IEEE Photonic Tech Lett, vol. 28, no. 2, pp 193-196, 2016
  • L. Xu, S. Jin, Y. Li, “ACP-OPLL performance in presence of out of band interference”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Light wave Technology, vol 32, no. 15, pp 2636-2642, 2014.
  • S. Jin, L. Xu, Y. Li, “Spatially modulated gain erbium doped Ti:LiNbO3 waveguide laser”, IEEE Photonic Tech Lett, vol. 26, no. 15, pp 1515-1517, 2014.
  • S. Jin, X. Xu, P. Herczfeld, A. Bhardwaj, Y. Li, “Recent progress in attenuation counter propagating optical phase-locked loops for high-dynamic-range radio frequency photonic links [Invited]”, OSA/Photonics Research, vol. 2, no. 4, pp B45-B53, 2014
  • M. Alemohammad, Y. Li, D. Tozour, P. Herczfeld, “Multi-loop optoelectronic synthesizer”, IEEE/OSA Journal of lightwave technology, vol 31, no. 22, 2013, pp 3453-3459.
  • S. Jin, A. Bhardwaj, P. Herczfeld, Y. Li, “RF/Photonic link-on-chip PIC”, IEEE Photonic Tech Lett, Vol. 24, No. 13, 2012, pp 1139-1141.
  • Y. Li, A. Bhardwaj, R. Wang, S. Jin, P. Herczfeld, L.A. Coldren, J. Bowers, “A monolithically integrated ACP-OPLL receiver for RF/Photonic links”, IEEE Photonic Tech. Lett., Vol. 23, No. 20, 2011, pp 1475-1477
  • A. Bhardwaj, Y. Li, R. Wang, S. Jin, P. Herczfeld, J.E Bowers, L.A Coldren, “Monolithic integration of a high linearity attenuated counter-propagating optical phase -locked-loop coherent receiver”, IEE Electronics Lett., Vol. 47, No. 19, 2011, pp 1090-1092.
  • R. Wang, Mohammad Ali Shirazi-H.D., Y. Li, “An optical to microwave converter”, IEEE Microwave Magazine, pp 85-88, February 2011
  • R. Wang, A. Bhardwaj, Y. Li, “Efficient RF Frequency Mixing Using Coupled Quantum-Well Optical Phase Modulator”, IEEE Photonic Tech. Lett, vol 23, no 10, p 645-647, March, 2011
  • Y. Li, R. Wang, A. Bhardwaj, S. Ristic, and J. Bowers, “High linearity InP based phase modulator using a Shallow Quantum well Design”, IEEE Photonic Technology Letter, vol 22, no. 18, 2010, pp 1340-1342
  • Y. Li, R. Wang, J. Klamkin, S. Madison, P. Juodawlkis, P. Herczfeld and J. Bowers, “Delay of counter-propagating photodiodes”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 28, no. 15, 2010, pp 2099-2104.
  • Y. Li, R. Wang, P. Herczfeld, J. Klamkin, L. Johansson, and J. Bowers, “RF frequency down-conversion with quadratic electro-optic Effect”, IEEE Transaction with Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 58, no. 3, March 2010, pp 665-673
  • Y. Li, R. Wang, G. Ding, P. Herczfeld, J. Klamkin, L. Johansson, and J. Bowers, “Novel phase modulator linearity measurement”, IEEE Photonic Technology Letter, vol. 21, no. 19, Oct. 2009, pp 1405-1407
  • R. Wang, Y. Li, “Dual-polarization Spatial-hole-burning-free Microchip Laser”, IEEE Photonic Technology Letter, vol 21, no. 17, Sept. 2009, pp 1214-1216
  • Y. Li, P. Herczfeld, “Coherent PM optical link employing ACP-PPLL”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 27, no. 9, May 2009, pp. 1086-1094.
  • D. K. Yoo, Y. Li, S. M. Goldwasser, W. D. Jemison, P. R. Herczfeld, “Coupled Optoelectronic Oscillation via Fundamental Mode-Locking in a Composite-Cavity Electro-Optic Microchip Laser”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 26, no. 7, April 2008 pp.824 – 831
  • Y. Li, G. Ding; P. R. Herczfeld, “Photonic phase-locked-loop linear phase demodulator”, Electronics Letters, vol. 44, no. 5, Feb. 28 2008, pp. 375 – 376
  • Y. Li, P. R. Herczfeld P, A. Rosen, M. Bystrom, W. Jemison, “Optical down-conversion and digital processing of microwave signals”, Journal of European Microwave Association, vol. 4, no. 3, Sep. 2008, pp226-235
  • Y. Li, P. Herczfeld, “Novel attenuation counter propagating phase modulator for highly linear fiber optic links”, OSA/IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology, Oct., 2006
  • Y. Li, P. Herczfeld, L.M. Narducci, “Modelocking and multimode instability in laser FM operation”, IEEE Journal of Quantum electronics, June 2006.
  • Y. Li, S. M. Goldwasser, P. Herczfeld, L.M. Narducci, “Dynamics of an electro-optically tunable microchip laser”, IEEE Journal of Quantum electronics, Feb 2006.
  • Y. Li, M. Bystrom, D. Yoo, S. Goldwasser, P. R. Herczfeld, “Optical Vector Modulation for Fiber Radio Using Electro-optic Microchip Lasers”, IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Oct., 2005.
  • Y. Li, S. M. Goldwasser, A. J. C. Vieira, P.R. Herczfeld, “Rapidly Tunable Millimeter wave Optical Transmitter for Hybrid Lidar /Radar”, IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Oct 2001.


Reviewed Conference Publications

  • J. Rodriguez, M. Benker, J. Poirier and Y. Li, “Coherent Fiber-Optic Link with High SFDR Using DSP Linearization,” 2021 IEEE Research and Applications of Photonics in Defense Conference (RAPID), 2021, pp. 1-2, 2021.
  • J. Rodriguez, P. Herczfeld and Y. Li, “OPLL PIC Facilitate Record Link SFDR Performance,” 2019 IEEE Avionics and Vehicle Fiber-Optics and Photonics Conference (AVFOP), 2019, pp. 1-2, doi: 10.1109/AVFOP.2019.8908211.
  • Y. Li, P. Herczfeld, L. Xu and J. Rodriguez, “Coherent PM RF Photonic Link Achieving Record SFDR Performance,” 2019 International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics (MWP), 2019, pp. 1-4, doi: 10.1109/MWP.2019.8892084.
  • J. Rodriguez, M. Massoud and Y. Li, “Sagnac Loop Phase-Modulated RF Photonic Link for Wideband High Dynamic Range Operation,” 2019 International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics (MWP), 2019, pp. 1-4, doi: 10.1109/MWP.2019.8892004.
  • Y. Li, L. Xu, P. Hcrczfeld and J. Rodriguez, “Integrated Microwave Photonics for High Performance RF Receiver Frontends,” 2018 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium – IMS, 2018, pp. 1320-1322, doi: 10.1109/MWSYM.2018.8439623.
  • L. Xu, D. Ding, S. Jin and Y. Li, “RF photonic frontend on a chip,” 2017 International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics (MWP), 2017, pp. 1-3, doi: 10.1109/MWP.2017.8168636.
  • L. Xu, S. Jin and Y. Li, “ACP-OPLL photonic IC with no balanced photodetection for high dynamic range RF photonic links,” 2017 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (IMS), 2017, pp. 1858-1860, doi: 10.1109/MWSYM.2017.8059017.
  • S. Jin, L. Xu, Y. Li, “Quantum well mach-zhnder intensity modulator with enhanced linearity”, IEEE International Microwave Symposium, San Francisco, CA, May 2016.
  • Y. Shen, M. Tran, J. Hulm, J. Peters, M. Belt, S. Gundavarapu, Y. Li, D. Blumenthal, J. E. Bowers, “Frequency Modulated Laser Optical Gyroscope”, IEEE Photonics Conference, Reston, VA, October 2015.
  • Y. Li, L. Xu, S. Jin, “Down-conversion of microwave signals using nonlinear optical phase modulation”, Invited paper, the Asia Communications and Photonics Conference (ACP-2015), HongKong, Sept. 2015.
  • Y. Li, “Photonic integrated circuts in radar frontend applications”, Asia Communications and Photonics Conference (ACP 2013), invited workshop, Beijing, China, Nov. 12- 15, 2013.
  • S. Jin, L. Xu, Y. Li, P. Herczfeld, “A photonic RF front-end with optically distributed LO and ACP-OPLL”, Microwave Photonics (MWP), 2013 International Topical Meeting on , vol., no., pp.233,236, 28-31 Oct. 2013.
  • L. Xu, S. Jin, S. Goldwasser, Y. Li, “Generation of green light and microwave subcarrier with a Nd:YVO4/KTiOPO4 dual-mode microchip laser”, Microwave Photonics (MWP), 2013 International Topical Meeting on , vol., no., pp.229,232, 28-31 Oct. 2013.
  • L. Rumbough, E. Bollt, W. Jemison, Y. Li, “A 532 nm chaotic lidar transmitter for high resolution underwater ranging and imaging”, Oceans – San Diego, 2013, pp 1-6
  • L. Rumbaugh, W.D. Jemison, Y. Li, T.A. Wey, “Wide bandwidth source ofr high resolution ranging”, ICUWB 2012, Syrause, New York, Sept 17-20, 2012.
  • Y. Li, R. Wang, A. Bhardwaj, S. Jin, P. Herczfeld, L. Coldren, J. Bowers, “All-optical ACP-OPLL photonic integrated circuit”, International microwave symposium 2011, Baltimore, MD, June 6, 2011.
  • Y. Li, A. Bhardwaj, L. Coldren, J. Bowers, P. Herczfeld, “ACP-OPLL photonic integrated circuit for high dynamic range RF/Phtonic link”, RF and millimeter wave photonics, SPIE, San Francisco, CA, 23 Jan 2011.
  • Y. Li, “Quadratic electro-optic phase modulator for frequency mixing”, IMS 2010 workshop “Emerging Optical Modulator Technologies for RF Photonics”, Anaheim, Ca, 28 May 2010.
  • Y. Li, Renyan Wang, Ashish bhardwaj, John Bowers, and Peter Herczfeld, “Design of ACP-OPLL Photonic Integrated circuit for High Dyanmic Range Rf/Photonic Links”, Asia Pacific Microwave Photonic Conference 2010, Hong, China, 27-29, April, 2010.
  • Renyan Wang, Ashish Bhardwaj, S. Ristic, L. Coldren, J. Bowers, P. Herczfeld, Y. Li, “Highly Linear InP Phase Modulator for High Dynamic Range RF/Photonic Links”, International microwave symposium 2010, Anaheim, Ca, 23-28 May 2010.
  • Y. Li, P. Herczfeld, “All optical microwave receiver”, invited paper to Mediterranean Microwave Symposium, Tangier, Morocco, 14-16 November, 2009.
  • Y. Li, R. Wang, P. Herczfeld, J. Klamkin, L. Johannson, and J. Bowers, “Frequency down-conversion employing quadratic optical phase modulator”, Proccedings for international microwave symposium 2009, Boston, June, 2009.
  • R. Wang, P. Herczfeld, A. Rosen and Y. Li, “Demonstrating Coherent Photonic RF Frontend”, presented in international special topics meeting in Microwave Photonics 2009, Valencia, Spain, 14-16, Oct 2009.
  • Y. Li, P. Herczfeld, A. Rosen, “Phase modulated fiber-optic link with high dynamic range”, International microwave symposium 2008, Atlanta, Ga, 15-20 June 2008.
  • M. Bystrom, Y. Li, N. Vacirca, P. Herczfeld, W. Jemison, “A coherent fiber-optic link with optical-domain down-conversion and digital demodulation”, Microwave Photonics, 2007 IEEE International Topical Meeting on 3-5 Oct. 2007, pp. 164 – 167
  • Y. Li, G. Ding, P. Herczfeld, “Experimental demonstration of a photonic phase locked loop”, Microwave Photonics, 2007 IEEE International Topical Meeting on3-5 Oct. 2007, pp. 253 – 256
  • Y. Li, P. R. Herczfeld, A. Rosen, “Phase modulated fiber-optic link with high dynamic range”, International microwave symposium 2008, Atlanta, GA, June 15th to June 20th , 2008.
  • Madjar, Z. Turski, and Y. Li, “GaN HEMT Performance – Measurements and Simulations of a 3.6 mm Device from Cree”, European Microwave Conference 2006, Manchester, UK, Sept. 2006.
  • Y. Li, P. Herczfeld, “High performance coherence fiber-optic links”, IEEE MTT international Microwave Symposium Workshop, San Francisco, California, June, 2006.
  • Y. Li, D. Yoo, P. Herczfeld, et al, “Receiver for a Coherent Fiber-Optic Link with High Dynamic Range and Low Noise Figure”, IEEE Microwave Photonics 2005, Seoul Korea, Oct., 2005.
  • Y. Li, S. M. Goldwasser, D. Yoo, P. R. Herczfeld, “Direct QAM Modulation of Microwave Subcarrier Using Electro-optically Tunable Microchip Lasers”, IEEE Microwave Photonics 2004 Technical Digest, Ogunquit, Maine, Oct. 2004.
  • P. R. Herczfeld, and Y. Li, invited paper “Terahertz Photonics for Imaging”, Mikon 15th International Conference on Microwaves Radar, and Wireless Communications, Warszawa, Poland, May 2004.
  • Y. Li, S. M. Goldwasser, “Dynamics Inside a Tunable Microchip Laser”, Microcoll Conference 2003 Proceedings, Budapest, Hungary, September 2003.
  • Y. Li, S. Goldwasser, P.R. Herczfeld, “Optically Generated Dynamically Tunable, Low Noise Millimeter Wave Signals Using Microchip Solid State Lasers”, IEEE MTT International Microwave Symposium Proceedings, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 8-13, 2003.
  • A. Madjar, D. Yoo, P. R. Herczfeld, W. D. Jemison, S. M. Goldwasser, Y. Li, “Microwave Generation by Regenerative Mode-Locking of a Nd:YVO4/MgO:LiNbO3 Microchip Laser”, IEEE MTT International Microwave Symposium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 8-13, 2003.
  • P. R. Herczfeld, Y. Li, “Microchip Lasers for Millimeter Wave Signal Generation”, IEEE MTT International Microwave Symposium Workshop, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 2003.
  • Y. Li, S. M. Goldwasser, P. R. Herczfeld, “Optical Transmitter for Minimum Shift Key Fiber Radio”, IEEE Sarnoff Symposium 2002.
  • Y. Li, S.M. Goldwasser, P.R Herczfeld, “Generation of MSK Modulated Millimeter Wave Subcarrier for Radio Over Fiber Applications”, Microwave Photonic 2001 Technical Digest, long beach, California, Jan. 2002.
  • Y. Li, A. J. C. Vieira, P. R. Herczfeld, A. Rosen, and W. Janton, “Optical Generation of Rapidly Tunable Millimeter Wave Subcarrier”, Microwave Photonics 2000 Technical Digest, Oxford, UK, Sept., 2000.
  • Y. Li, A. J. C. Vieira, and P. R. Herczfeld, “Optical Generation of Rapidly Tunable Millimeter Wave Subcarrier”, Microwave and Optoelectronics Conference, 1999. SBMO, Vol 2, 1999, pp. 645 -647. Millimeter Wave Subcarrier, 1999 SBMO symposium proceedings, Rio, Brazil, Aug., 1999.
  • P. R. Herczfeld, A. Vieira and Y. Li, “Chirped LIDAR-RADAR for Medical Diagnostics”, Asian Pacific Microwave Conference 2000 Proceedings, Sydney Australia, Dec., 2000.