Professor Gang-Ding Peng

Professor Gang-Ding Peng

Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications

Prof. Peng Gang-Ding is Professor in Photonics and Optical Communications with the School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications.

Gang Ding Peng received the B.Sc. degree in physics from Fudan University, Shanghai, China, in 1982, and the M.Sc degree in applied physics and the Ph.D. degree in electronic engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, in 1984 and 1987, respectively. From 1987 through 1988 he was a lecturer of the Jiao Tong University. He was a postdoctoral research fellow in the Optical Sciences Centre of the Australian National University, Canberra, from 1988-1991. He has been working with University of NSW in Sydney since 1991. He was a Queen Elizabeth II Fellow from 1992-1996 and is currently a Professor in the same university. He is a fellow and life member of both OSA and SPIE. His research interests include silica and polymer optical fibres, optical fibre and waveguide devices, optical fibre sensors and nonlinear optics.


His research interests include:

1. Special silica optical fibres and devices

  • Specialty optical fibres, fibre amplifiers and fibre lasers
  • Polarisation maintaining fibres, twin-core fibres, Electro-optic fibres
  • Fibre couplers, fibre Bragg gratings & long period fibre gratings

2. Application-specific polymer optical fibres and devices

  • Laser dye-doped polymer optical fibres, photosensitive polymer fibres
  • Electro-optic polymer optical fibres, liquid-crystal-doped polymer fibres
  • Polymer fibre Bragg gratings & long period fibre gratings

3. Optical fibre sensors

  • Optical fibre hydrophones, fibre grating strain sensors
  • Polymer optical fibre sensors

4. Planar photonic and waveguide devices

  • Waveguide gratings, amplifiers
  • Biosensors

5. Optical fibre communication systems, WDM systems, office and home networks

6. Photonic signal processing techniques

  • Optical interferometers
  • DSP techniques, Optical instrumentation
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  • Journal articles | 2021
    Liang A; Ming J; Zhu W; Guan H; Han X; Zhang S; Lin Y; Dong J; Huang Y; Qiu W; Lu H; Zheng H; Zhang Y; Yu J; Chen Z; Peng G, 2021, 'Tin disulfide-coated microfiber for humidity sensing with fast response and high sensitivity', Crystals, vol. 11,
    Journal articles | 2020
    Jabin MA; Luo Y; Peng GD; Rana MJ; Ahmed K; Nguyen TK; Paul BK; Dhasarathan V, 2020, 'Design and fabrication of amoeba faced photonic crystal fiber for biosensing application', Sensors and Actuators, A: Physical, vol. 313,
    Journal articles | 2001
    Peng G; Li AD, 2001, 'Preparation of polymer optical fibres doped with nonlinear optical active organic chromophores', Journal of Polymer Science Part B - Polymer Physics, vol. 39, pp. 1794 - 1801,
  • Conference Papers | 2014
    Wen JX; Wen YP; Wang J; Liu WJ; Chen ZY; Wang TY; Luo YH; Peng GD, 2014, 'Influence of spin manufacturing process on properties of the spun single mode fiber', in Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering,
    Conference Papers | 2003
    Ji PN; Peng G; Li AD, 2003, 'Transverse birefringence in polymer optical fibre introduced in drawing process', in SPIE 2003: Linear and Nonlinear Optics of Organic Materials III, part of Optical Science and Technology, SPIE`s 48th Annual Meeting, San Diego, Californa, USA, pp. 108 - 116, presented at SPIE 2003: Linear and Nonlinear Optics of Organic Materials III, part of Optical Science and Technology, SPIE`s 48th Annual Meeting, San Diego, Californa, USA, 03 August 2003 - 08 August 2003

My Research Supervision

      Bi and Er codoped optical fibres

      3D printing silica optical fibres

      Optical fibre sensors

My Teaching

     Optical Fibres

     Optical Communications

     Photonic Networks