Chapter 5. Laser Refrigerator Design and Applications

  1. Richard Epstein3 and
  2. Mansoor Sheik-Bahae4
  1. Gary Mills1 and
  2. Mel Buchwald2

Published Online: 21 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527628049.ch5

Optical Refrigeration: Science and Applications of Laser Cooling of Solids

Optical Refrigeration: Science and Applications of Laser Cooling of Solids

How to Cite

Mills, G. and Buchwald, M. (2009) Laser Refrigerator Design and Applications, in Optical Refrigeration: Science and Applications of Laser Cooling of Solids (eds R. Epstein and M. Sheik-Bahae), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527628049.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Los Alamos National Laboratory, MS D466, Los Alamos, NM 87545, USA

  2. 4

    University of New Mexico, Department of Physics and Astronomy, 800 Yale Blvd. MSC07 4220, Albuquerque, NM, 87131, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., 1600 Commerce Street, Boulder, CO 80301, USA

  2. 2

    Buchwald Consulting, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 22 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527408764

Online ISBN: 9783527628049

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Keywords:

  • optical refrigeration;
  • laser refrigerator design;
  • microcooling applications

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Modeling

  • Modeling Results

  • Design Issues

  • Mirror Heating

  • Applications

  • Microcooling Applications

  • References