The cooling efficiency and optimum bandgap energy for semiconductor optical refrigeration are investigated from the standpoint of both the first and second laws of thermodynamics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557527709, 9781557527707
StatePublished - 2005
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2005 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 22 2005May 22 2005


OtherQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2005
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Ding, D., Wang, J. B., Yu, S. Q., Johnson, S., & Zhang, Y-H. (2005). Thermodynamic analysis of optical refrigeration in semiconductors. In Optics InfoBase Conference Papers Optical Society of America.