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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: Grover Swartzlander
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 2014
  • pp: 1525–1532

Heat transfer between micro- and nano-mechanical systems through optical channels

F. Farman and A. R. Bahrampour  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 31, Issue 7, pp. 1525-1532 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.31.001525


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Abstract

In this paper, a new mechanism of heat transfer is introduced. It is shown that, without emission and absorption of photons, light can operate as a channel of heat transfer between nano- or micro-mechanical oscillators. We consider the dynamics of two vibrating mirrors coupled through one optical cavity mode in an optomechanical system. It is shown that light mediates heat transfer between two micro-mirrors. When the detuning frequency of the mechanical resonators is low, fluctuations flow through the light channel from the high temperature vibrating mirror toward the low temperature one. This behavior is named the resonance heat transfer effect. The rate of heat flow between the mechanical resonators depends on the detuning frequency of mechanical resonators, heat bath temperatures, laser intensity, and optomechanical regime of operation. Heat transfer in good and bad cavity regimes of operation is investigated.

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OCIS Codes
(000.6850) General : Thermodynamics
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.2500) Quantum optics : Fluctuations, relaxations, and noise
(120.4880) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optomechanics

ToC Category:
Quantum Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 27, 2014
Revised Manuscript: May 4, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: May 4, 2014
Published: June 11, 2014

Citation
F. Farman and A. R. Bahrampour, "Heat transfer between micro- and nano-mechanical systems through optical channels," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 31, 1525-1532 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-31-7-1525


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