We demonstrate that the lifetimes and emission patterns of the optical modes in generic (asymmetric) microresonators are strongly affected by the phenomenon of chaos-assisted tunneling and develop a theory of the effect.
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Viktor A. Podolskiy and Evgenii E. Narimanov, "Chaos-assisted tunneling in dielectric microcavities," Opt. Lett. 30, 474-476 (2005)