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By Shin-ichi Todoroki

This publication describes the fiber fuse phenomenon that factors a major challenge for the current optical verbal exchange structures. High-power gentle usually brings approximately catastrophic harm to optical units. Silica glass optical fibers with ultralow transmission loss aren't the exception. A fiber fuse looks in a heated quarter of the fiber cable providing a couple of watts of sunshine and runs towards the sunshine resource destroying its middle area. figuring out this phenomenon is an important first step within the improvement of destiny optical communique structures. This booklet presents supplementary movies and images to aid comprehend what happens within the fiber, together with the category of its propagation mode and self-pumping influence. those findings are strong references for different optical units uncovered to ultrahigh-power gentle corresponding to laser emitters.

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