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Dr. Guoyu Yu joined the University of Huddersfield in March 2016 as a Senior Research Fellow. He has a first degree in Optical Engineering from Changchun Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, China, and a Masters degree in Optics and a PhD in Fibre Bragg grating for microwave photonics and sensing from Aston University.

Dr. Yu first started his career in optics in 1990 after his first degree. His research interest gradually turned into fibre optics and after completing his PhD, he has worked at Nortel Networks on 40 gbs GaAs modulators as a Product R&D Engineer, at UCL on multimode waveguides for optical computing as a Research Fellow, and at the University of Teesside on cavity ring-down spectrometer.

In 2005 he moved to North Wales to work on processing large optics where he was employed by Glyndwr University as a Senior Research Lecturer until joining the University of Huddersfield in 2016.

Dr. Yu is a specialist in optical engineering. His research work in optics has been cited world wide and he has given invited talks in international conferences and research institutes. He is a member and reviewer of the Optical Society of America. 

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Projects 2016 2018

Optimised polishing media - a new approach

Walker, D. & Yu, G.


Project: ResearchResearch Council

Research Output 2007 2017

Insight into aspheric misfit with hard tools: Mapping the island of low mid-spatial frequencies

Walker, D., Hsing-Yu, W., Yu, G., Li, H., Zhang, W. & Lu, C. 13 Dec 2017 In : Applied Optics. 56, 36, p. 9925-9931 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
aspheric optics
numerical control

Machine Acceleration Effects on Computer Controlled Polishing

Faehnle, O., Reynolds, C., Yu, G. & Walker, D. 1 Aug 2017 Optical Fabrication and Testing Conference Proceedings 2017. OSA - The Optical Society, 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Pressure distribution

More steps towards process automation for optical fabrication

Walker, D., Yu, G., Beaucamp, A., Bibby, M., Li, H., McCluskey, L., Petrovic, S. & Reynolds, C. 2017 Fourth European Seminar on Precision Optics Manufacturing. Fähnle, O. W., Rascher, R. & Wünsche, C. (eds.). SPIE, 8 p. 103260S. (Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 10326)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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1 Citations

Recent progress in the Elegant Breadboard supra-THz activities for LOCUS and a view to an astronomy application

Savini, G. , Brooks, D. , Zhu, L. , Ellison, B. , Auriacombe, O. , Bradshaw, T. , Crook, M. , Gerber, D. , Henry, M. , Rawlings, T. , Wang, H. , Charlton, J. , Tun, S. M. , Emes, M. , Hunt, T. , Winter, B. , Linfield, E. , Davies, G. , Valavanis, A. , Parkes, S. & 2 others Walker, D. & Yu, G. 7 Mar 2017 2016 IEEE 9th UK-Europe-China Workshop on Millimetre Waves and Terahertz Technologies (UCMMT). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1-5 5 p. 7873956

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

low Earth orbits
space weather
1 Citations

Research on edge-control methods in CNC polishing

Yu, G., Walker, D., Li, H., Zheng, X. & Beaucamp, A. 16 Sep 2017 In : Journal of the European Optical Society. 13, 13 p., 24

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access