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Device applications of cryogenic optical refrigeration
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Paper Abstract

With the coldest solid-state temperatures (ΔT <185K from 300K) achievable by optical refrigeration, it is now timely to apply this technology to cryogenic devices. Along with thermal management and pump absorption, this work addresses the most key engineering challenge of transferring cooling power to the payload while efficiently rejecting optical waste-heat fluorescence. We discuss our optimized design of such a thermal link, which shows excellent performance in optical rejection and thermal properties.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 February 2014
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 9000, Laser Refrigeration of Solids VII, 900002 (19 February 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2039956
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Seth D. Melgaard, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States)
Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
Denis V. Seletskiy, Univ. of Konstanz (Germany)
Richard I. Epstein, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States)
ThermoDynamic Films (United States)
Jay V. Alden, ThermoDynamic Films (United States)
Mansoor Sheik-Bahae, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9000:
Laser Refrigeration of Solids VII
Richard I. Epstein; Denis V. Seletskiy; Mansoor Sheik-Bahae, Editor(s)

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