Peter Bermel

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Design and global optimization of high-efficiency thermophotovoltaic systems
    Peter Bermel
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139, USA
    Opt Express 18:A314-34. 2010
  2. pmc Tailoring photonic metamaterial resonances for thermal radiation
    Peter Bermel
    Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Nanoscale Res Lett 6:549. 2011
  3. pmc Toward high-energy-density, high-efficiency, and moderate-temperature chip-scale thermophotovoltaics
    Walker R Chan
    Research Laboratory of Electronics, Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies, Department of Physics, Center for Materials Science and Engineering, and Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:5309-14. 2013
  4. pmc Enabling high-temperature nanophotonics for energy applications
    Yi Xiang Yeng
    Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:2280-5. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Frequency-selective near-field radiative heat transfer between photonic crystal slabs: a computational approach for arbitrary geometries and materials
    Alejandro W Rodriguez
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Phys Rev Lett 107:114302. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Purcell effect in nonlinear photonic structures: a coupled mode theory analysis
    Rafif E Hamam
    Center for Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Opt Express 16:12523-37. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Design and global optimization of high-efficiency solar thermal systems with tungsten cermets
    David Chester
    Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Opt Express 19:A245-57. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Tailoring optical nonlinearities via the Purcell effect
    Peter Bermel
    Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Phys Rev Lett 99:053601. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Global optimization of silicon photovoltaic cell front coatings
    Michael Ghebrebrhan
    Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Opt Express 17:7505-18. 2009

Collaborators

  • Marin Soljacic
  • Michael Ghebrebrhan
  • Mihai Ibanescu
  • K F Jensen
  • John D Joannopoulos
  • Ivan Celanovic
  • Walker R Chan
  • Yi Xiang Yeng
  • David Chester
  • Alejandro W Rodriguez
  • Steven G Johnson
  • Rafif E Hamam
  • Christopher H Marton
  • Robert C N Pilawa-Podgurski
  • Jay J Senkevich
  • Ognjen Ilic
  • Evan J Reed
  • J D Joannopoulos
  • Erich Ippen

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. doi request reprint Design and global optimization of high-efficiency thermophotovoltaic systems
    Peter Bermel
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139, USA
    Opt Express 18:A314-34. 2010
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  2. pmc Tailoring photonic metamaterial resonances for thermal radiation
    Peter Bermel
    Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Nanoscale Res Lett 6:549. 2011
    ..This represents a 250% increase in efficiency and 94% decrease in selective emitter area compared to a standard, angular-insensitive selective absorber.PACS: 42.70.Qs; 81.05.Xj; 78.67.Pt; 42.79.Ek...
  3. pmc Toward high-energy-density, high-efficiency, and moderate-temperature chip-scale thermophotovoltaics
    Walker R Chan
    Research Laboratory of Electronics, Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies, Department of Physics, Center for Materials Science and Engineering, and Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:5309-14. 2013
    ..The system was demonstrated to operate up to 800 °C (silicon microcombustor temperature) with an input thermal power of 13.7 W, generating 344 mW of electric power over a 1-cm(2) area...
  4. pmc Enabling high-temperature nanophotonics for energy applications
    Yi Xiang Yeng
    Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:2280-5. 2012
    ..Finally, a precise high-temperature measurement technique is developed to confirm that emission at 1,225 K can be primarily confined to wavelengths shorter than the cutoff wavelength...
  5. ncbi request reprint Frequency-selective near-field radiative heat transfer between photonic crystal slabs: a computational approach for arbitrary geometries and materials
    Alejandro W Rodriguez
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Phys Rev Lett 107:114302. 2011
    ..We also find that heat transfer can be further enhanced at selective frequencies when the slabs are brought into a glide-symmetric configuration, a consequence of the degeneracies associated with the nonsymmorphic symmetry group...
  6. ncbi request reprint Purcell effect in nonlinear photonic structures: a coupled mode theory analysis
    Rafif E Hamam
    Center for Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Opt Express 16:12523-37. 2008
    ..Our results agree well with exact finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) results. Therefore, this approach can also in certain circumstances be used as a potential substitute for the more numerically intensive FDTD method...
  7. doi request reprint Design and global optimization of high-efficiency solar thermal systems with tungsten cermets
    David Chester
    Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Opt Express 19:A245-57. 2011
    ..66% at 1000 K using realistic design parameters. The marginal benefit of adding more than 4 cermet layers is small (less than 0.26%, relative)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Tailoring optical nonlinearities via the Purcell effect
    Peter Bermel
    Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Phys Rev Lett 99:053601. 2007
    ..For example, in realistic physical systems, enhancement of the Kerr coefficient by one to two orders of magnitude could be achieved...
  9. ncbi request reprint Global optimization of silicon photovoltaic cell front coatings
    Michael Ghebrebrhan
    Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Opt Express 17:7505-18. 2009
    ..For the entire solar bandwidth, however, a second FC layer improves performance by 6.1% for 256 microm wafer-based cells, or by 3.6% for 2 microm thin-film cells, while additional layers yield rapidly diminishing returns...