Application of superconductor-semiconductor Schottky barrier for electron cooling

Alexander Savin (Corresponding Author), Mika Prunnila, Jouni Ahopelto, Pasi Kivinen, Päivi Törmä, Jukka Pekola

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    Electronic cooling in superconductor–semiconductor–superconductor structures at sub kelvin temperatures has been demonstrated. Effect of the carrier concentration in the semiconductor on performance of the micro-cooler has been investigated.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1481-1484
    Number of pages5
    JournalPhysica B: Condensed Matter
    Publication statusPublished - 2003
    MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed
    Event23rd International Conference on Low Temperature Physics - Hiroshima, Japan
    Duration: 20 Aug 200227 Aug 2002


    • electronic cooling
    • cooling
    • microcoolers
    • superconductivity
    • superconductor-semiconductor junction
    • Schottky barrier


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