Relaxation studies in silica-based optical fiber have revealed a relaxation > 700 oC below the glass transition temperature. The phenomenon is essentially dependent on the magnitude of the tension with which the fiber is drawn.
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J. W. Fleming, "Sub glass transition relaxation in optical fibers," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper TuB2.
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