An InGaAs light emitting diode monolithically integrated with a suspended lens is proposed as a prototype semiconductor electroluminescence refrigeration device. Simulations predict that a temperature drop up to 6 ºC is achievable in this device.
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(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(220.4000) Optical design and fabrication : Microstructure fabrication
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.3670) Optical devices : Light-emitting diodes
S. Yu, D. Ding, J. Wang, S. R. Johnson, and Y. Zhang, "Electroluminescence Refrigeration in Semiconductors," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper JTuD102.
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