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A Quantum Heat Exchanger for Nanotechnology

Version 1 : Received: 6 February 2020 / Approved: 7 February 2020 / Online: 7 February 2020 (03:13:02 CET)

How to cite: Aljaloud, A.; Peyman, S.A.; Beige, A. A Quantum Heat Exchanger for Nanotechnology. Preprints 2020, 2020020090 Aljaloud, A.; Peyman, S.A.; Beige, A. A Quantum Heat Exchanger for Nanotechnology. Preprints 2020, 2020020090

Abstract

In this paper, we design a quantum heat exchanger which converts heat into light on relatively short quantum optical time scales. Our scheme takes advantage of collective cavity-mediated laser cooling of an atomic gas inside a cavitating bubble. Laser cooling routinely transfers individually trapped ions to nano-Kelvin temperatures for applications in quantum technology. The quantum heat exchanger which we propose here is expected to provide cooling rates of the order of Kelvin temperatures per millisecond and is expected to find applications in micro and nanotechnology.

Subject Areas

quantum thermodynamics; laser cooling; cavitation; sonoluminescence

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