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Can lasers really refrigerate CdS nanobelts?

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Fig. 1: Experimental and simulation results for CdS nanobelt laser cooling.

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Sandia National Laboratories is a multi-mission laboratory managed and operated by National Technology and Engineering Solutions of Sandia, LLC., a wholly owned subsidiary of Honeywell International, Inc., for the US Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration under contract DE-NA0003525. The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is a multiprogramme national laboratory operated for the US Department of Energy by Battelle under contract number DE-AC05-76RL01830. Y.V.M., S.Z., A.P., P.J.P. and M.K. acknowledge financial support from the MURI:MARBLe project under the auspices of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (award number FA9550-16-1-0362).

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Y.V.M., S.Z., B.J., S.D.M., D.A.B., P.J.P. and M.K. analysed the original study. M.K., Y.V.M., J.B., A.P. and P.J.P. wrote the manuscript. All authors discussed the results and contributed to the final manuscript.

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Morozov, Y.V., Zhang, S., Pant, A. et al. Can lasers really refrigerate CdS nanobelts?. Nature 570, E60–E61 (2019).

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