Ultrafast modulation of near-field heat transfer with tunable metamaterials

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Cui, Longji; Huang, Yong; Wang, Ju; Zhu, Ke-Yong;
(2012)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1063/1.4790292
  • Subject: Physics - Optics | Condensed Matter - Mesoscale and Nanoscale Physics
    arxiv: Physics::Optics

We propose a mechanism of active near-field heat transfer modulation relying on externally tunable metamaterials. A large modulation effect is observed and can be explained by the coupling of surface modes, which is dramatically varied in the presence of controllable ma... View more
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