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coherent
Pertaining to a fixed phase relationship between corresponding points on an electromagnetic wave. Note: A truly coherent wave would be perfectly coherent at all points in space. In practice, however, the region of high coherence may extend over only a finite distance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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