7 March 2016 Non-resonant optical cavity design for optical refrigeration
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We present a study of non-resonant optical cavities for optical refrigerators. Designs have been studied to maximize pump light-trapping to improve absorption and thereby increase the efficiency of optical refrigeration. The approaches of non-resonant optical cavities by Herriott-cell and total-internal-reflection were studied. Ray-tracing simulations and experiments were performed to analyze and optimize the different light-trapping configurations. We present a trade-off analysis between performance, reliability, and manufacturability.
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B. G. Farfan, B. G. Farfan, G. Symonds, G. Symonds, A. Gragossian, A. Gragossian, M. R. Ghasemkhani, M. R. Ghasemkhani, A. R. Albrecht, A. R. Albrecht, M. Sheik-Bahae, M. Sheik-Bahae, R. I. Epstein, R. I. Epstein, "Non-resonant optical cavity design for optical refrigeration", Proc. SPIE 9765, Optical and Electronic Cooling of Solids, 97650Q (7 March 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2217519; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2217519
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