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Laser cooling of a semiconductor load using a Yb:YLF optical refrigerator
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Paper Abstract

We demonstrate cooling of a 2 micron thick GaAs/InGaP double-heterostructure to 165 K from ambient using an all-solid-state optical refrigerator. Cooler is comprised of Yb3+-doped YLF crystal, pumped by 9 Watt near E4-E5 Stark manifold transition.

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Date Published: 18 February 2010
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 7614, Laser Refrigeration of Solids III, 761409 (18 February 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.845051
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Denis V. Seletskiy, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States)
Seth Melgaard, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States)
Mansoor Sheik-Bahae, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States)
Stefano Bigotta, NEST-CNR-INFM, Univ. di Pisa (Italy)
Alberto DiLieto, NEST-CNR-INFM, Univ. di Pisa (Italy)
Mauro Tonelli, NEST-CNR-INFM, Univ. di Pisa (Italy)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7614:
Laser Refrigeration of Solids III
Richard I. Epstein; Mansoor Sheik-Bahae, Editor(s)

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