We present novel "ratchet" resonators. Due to dynamical-localization of resonant modes and broken symmetry between positive and negative angular momenta, these devices show increased efficiency of light trapping and can be used for sensing applications.
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E. Narimanov, A. Govyadinov, and V. Podolskiy, "Optical Ratchet Resonators," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper QThE5.
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