Superlattices and Microstructures volume 41, issue 1, P7-16 2007 DOI: 10.1016/j.spmi.2006.08.006 View full text
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Y. Ezzahri, S. Dilhaire, L.D. Patiño-Lopez, S. Grauby, W. Claeys, Z. Bian, Y. Zhang, A. Shakouri

Abstract: Solid-state microcoolers offer an attractive way to solve some of the problems related to temperature stabilisation and control, not only in optoelectronic and microelectronic applications, but also in biological applications where specimens require cooling. One of the important parameters of these coolers is their transient response or their cut-off frequency. We studied how this parameter is influenced by material properties (e.g., substrate and superlattice layer thermal diffusivities), and by geometrical …

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