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Title: Heat meets light on the nanoscale

Abstract

We discuss the state-of-the-art and remaining challenges in the fundamental understanding and technology development for controlling light-matter interactions in nanophotonic environments in and away from thermal equilibrium. Furthermore, the topics covered range from the basics of the thermodynamics of light emission and absorption to applications in solar thermal energy generation, thermophotovoltaics, optical refrigeration, personalized cooling technologies, development of coherent incandescent light sources, and spinoptics.

Authors:
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  1. Massachusetts Inst. of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA (United States)
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Research Org.:
Massachusetts Inst. of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA (United States); Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRC) (United States). Solid-State Solar-Thermal Energy Conversion Center (S3TEC)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1313857
Grant/Contract Number:  
FG02-02ER45977; AR0000471; SC0001299; FG02-09ER46577
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Nanophotonics
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 5; Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 2192-8606
Publisher:
de Gruyter
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY; thermal emission; absorption; spectral selectivity; angular selectivity; optical refrigeration; solar thermal energy conversion; thermophotovoltaics; nearfield heat transfer; photon density of states; thermal upconversion; radiative cooling

Citation Formats

Boriskina, Svetlana V., Tong, Jonathan K., Hsu, Wei -Chun, Liao, Bolin, Huang, Yi, Chiloyan, Vazrik, and Chen, Gang. Heat meets light on the nanoscale. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1515/nanoph-2016-0010.
Boriskina, Svetlana V., Tong, Jonathan K., Hsu, Wei -Chun, Liao, Bolin, Huang, Yi, Chiloyan, Vazrik, & Chen, Gang. Heat meets light on the nanoscale. United States. doi:10.1515/nanoph-2016-0010.
Boriskina, Svetlana V., Tong, Jonathan K., Hsu, Wei -Chun, Liao, Bolin, Huang, Yi, Chiloyan, Vazrik, and Chen, Gang. Sat . "Heat meets light on the nanoscale". United States. doi:10.1515/nanoph-2016-0010. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1313857.
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title = {Heat meets light on the nanoscale},
author = {Boriskina, Svetlana V. and Tong, Jonathan K. and Hsu, Wei -Chun and Liao, Bolin and Huang, Yi and Chiloyan, Vazrik and Chen, Gang},
abstractNote = {We discuss the state-of-the-art and remaining challenges in the fundamental understanding and technology development for controlling light-matter interactions in nanophotonic environments in and away from thermal equilibrium. Furthermore, the topics covered range from the basics of the thermodynamics of light emission and absorption to applications in solar thermal energy generation, thermophotovoltaics, optical refrigeration, personalized cooling technologies, development of coherent incandescent light sources, and spinoptics.},
doi = {10.1515/nanoph-2016-0010},
journal = {Nanophotonics},
number = 1,
volume = 5,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {6}
}

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