We demonstrate cooling of a SiO2 membrane using near-field radiative heat transfer between the membrane and a SiO2 coated probe. Such a scheme can be used for non-contact cooling and precision measurement of near-field radiation.
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B. Guha, C. Otey, C. B. Poitras, S. Fan, and M. Lipson, "Non-Contact Cooling Using Radiative Heat Transfer at Nanoscale Gaps," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper QTh1F.2.
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