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Advanced Thermally Drawn Multimaterial Fibers: Structure-Enabled Functionalities

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Approaches to fabricating axial asymmetric fibers. (a) Plateau-Rayleigh instability-induced breakup for sphere fabrication and device assembly. Reproduced under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution license (CC BY 4.0). https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ [70]. Reproduced with permission. Copyright 2016, Wiley-VCH [76]. (b) In-fiber particle manipulation based on the Marangoni convection. (c) Heterojunction formed in solid silica fiber via particle manipulation. Reproduced under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution license (CC BY 4.0). https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ [77]. (d) Laser recrystallization process for SnSe fiber. Reproduced with permission. Copyright 2020, Wiley-VCH [73]. (e) Cold drawing process for controlled fragmentation of multimaterial fibers. (f) Glass film from the fiber before cold drawing. (g) Glass film from the fiber after cold drawing. Reproduced with permission. Copyright 2016, published by Springer Nature [74].