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Thermal emission

Ultrafast dynamic control

Control of thermal emission with microsecond switching times has been achieved by using sub-band transitions in composite quantum-well and photonic-crystal structures.

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Figure 1: Structures for the control of thermal emission and emissivity spectra.


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Ilic, O., Soljačić, M. Ultrafast dynamic control. Nature Mater 13, 920–921 (2014).

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