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coherence area
Pertaining to an electromagnetic wave, the area of a surface perpendicular to the direction of propagation, over which the electromagnetic wave maintains a specified degree of coherence. Note: The specified degree of coherence is usually taken to be 0.88 or greater.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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