Heat pumping in nanomechanical systems

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Chamon, Claudio; Mucciolo, Eduardo R.; Arrachea, Liliana; Capaz, Rodrigo B.;
(2010)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.106.135504
  • Subject: Condensed Matter - Mesoscale and Nanoscale Physics
    arxiv: Physics::Optics | Condensed Matter::Superconductivity | Computer Science::Databases | Condensed Matter::Mesoscopic Systems and Quantum Hall Effect

We propose using a phonon pumping mechanism to transfer heat from a cold to a hot body using a propagating modulation of the medium connecting the two bodies. This phonon pump can cool nanomechanical systems without the need for active feedback. We compute the lowest te... View more
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