The precise measurement of fusing speed revealed that its behavior varies depending on the plasma volume per pump beam diameter. Irregular void patterns appear when the pump power changes faster than the surrounding melt relaxes.
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S. Todoroki, "Fiber Fuse Propagation Modes in Typical Single-mode Fibers," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference 2013, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper JW2A.11.
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