Fast heat flux modulation at the nanoscale

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van Zwol, P. J.; Joulain, K.; Abdallah, P. Ben; Greffet, J. J.; Chevrier, J.;
(2011)
  • Subject: Condensed Matter - Mesoscale and Nanoscale Physics

We introduce a new concept for electrically controlled heat flux modulation. A flux contrast larger than 10 dB is expected with switching time on the order of tens of nanoseconds. Heat flux modulation is based on the interplay between radiative heat transfer at the nano... View more
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