A triple-mode mid-infrared modulator for all-surface radiative thermal management

TitleA triple-mode mid-infrared modulator for all-surface radiative thermal management
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2021
AuthorsH Fang, W Xie, X Li, K Fan, YT Lai, B Sun, S Bai, WJ Padilla, and PC Hsu
Conference NameOptics Infobase Conference Papers
Date Published01/2021
Abstract

We demonstrate a mid-infrared modulator that can switch among reflectance, emittance, and transmittance by mechanical actuation. The triple-mode modulation allows heating/cooling for objects with all emissivity, thereby increase the versatility of radiative heat management.