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Figure 10a shows the decay rates τ0 /τ vs. resonator size for on-resonance of exciton and photon in the uncoated and coated resonators. For both types, an increase in the rate with decreasing resonator size is observed, which is larger for the uncoated resonators than for the coated ones. The increase is proportional to 1/L2 where L is the resonator size. The normalized decay rates τ0 /τ for being off-resonance are plotted vs. resonator size in Fig. 10b. For the coated structures, the data for ∆ = −2 (open squares) and −4 meV (full squares) are shown, for the uncoated structures only the data for ∆ = −4 meV.

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