Thermodynamic analysis of optical refrigeration in semiconductors

D. Ding, J. B. Wang, S. Q. Yu, Shane Johnson, Yong-Hang Zhang

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Abstract

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 publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2005
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557527709, 9781557527707
StatePublished - Jan 1 2005
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2005 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 22 2005May 22 2005

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2005
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/22/055/22/05

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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 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2005 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America.