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  • Vol. 30, Iss. 5 — Mar. 1, 2005
  • pp: 474–476

Chaos-assisted tunneling in dielectric microcavities

Viktor A. Podolskiy and Evgenii E. Narimanov  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 30, Issue 5, pp. 474-476 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.30.000474


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Abstract

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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OCIS Codes
(140.1540) Lasers and laser optics : Chaos
(140.4780) Lasers and laser optics : Optical resonators
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators

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Viktor A. Podolskiy and Evgenii E. Narimanov, "Chaos-assisted tunneling in dielectric microcavities," Opt. Lett. 30, 474-476 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-30-5-474


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