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Title: Contactless heat flux control with photonic devices

Abstract

The ability to control electric currents in solids using diodes and transistors is undoubtedly at the origin of the main developments in modern electronics which have revolutionized the daily life in the second half of 20th century. Surprisingly, until the year 2000 no thermal counterpart for such a control had been proposed. Since then, based on pioneering works on the control of phononic heat currents new devices were proposed which allow for the control of heat fluxes carried by photons rather than phonons or electrons. The goal of the present paper is to summarize the main advances achieved recently in the field of thermal energy control with photons.

Authors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Laboratoire Charles Fabry, UMR 8501, Institut d’Optique, CNRS, Université Paris-Sud 11, 2, Avenue Augustin Fresnel, 91127 Palaiseau Cedex (France)
  2. Institut für Physik, Carl von Ossietzky Universität, D-26111 Oldenburg (Germany)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22488560
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
AIP Advances
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 5; Journal Issue: 5; Other Information: (c) 2015 Author(s); Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); Journal ID: ISSN 2158-3226
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; CONTROL; ELECTRIC CURRENTS; ELECTRONS; EQUIPMENT; HEAT; HEAT FLUX; PHONONS; PHOTONS; SOLIDS; TRANSISTORS

Citation Formats

Ben-Abdallah, Philippe, E-mail: pba@institutoptique.fr, and Biehs, Svend-Age, E-mail: s.age.biehs@uni-oldenburg.de. Contactless heat flux control with photonic devices. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1063/1.4915138.
Ben-Abdallah, Philippe, E-mail: pba@institutoptique.fr, & Biehs, Svend-Age, E-mail: s.age.biehs@uni-oldenburg.de. Contactless heat flux control with photonic devices. United States. doi:10.1063/1.4915138.
Ben-Abdallah, Philippe, E-mail: pba@institutoptique.fr, and Biehs, Svend-Age, E-mail: s.age.biehs@uni-oldenburg.de. Fri . "Contactless heat flux control with photonic devices". United States. doi:10.1063/1.4915138.
@article{osti_22488560,
title = {Contactless heat flux control with photonic devices},
author = {Ben-Abdallah, Philippe, E-mail: pba@institutoptique.fr and Biehs, Svend-Age, E-mail: s.age.biehs@uni-oldenburg.de},
abstractNote = {The ability to control electric currents in solids using diodes and transistors is undoubtedly at the origin of the main developments in modern electronics which have revolutionized the daily life in the second half of 20th century. Surprisingly, until the year 2000 no thermal counterpart for such a control had been proposed. Since then, based on pioneering works on the control of phononic heat currents new devices were proposed which allow for the control of heat fluxes carried by photons rather than phonons or electrons. The goal of the present paper is to summarize the main advances achieved recently in the field of thermal energy control with photons.},
doi = {10.1063/1.4915138},
journal = {AIP Advances},
issn = {2158-3226},
number = 5,
volume = 5,
place = {United States},
year = {2015},
month = {5}
}