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coherent source

[kō′hir·ənt ′sȯrs]
(physics)
A source in which there is a constant phase difference between waves emitted from different parts of the source.
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The EUV ERC develops compact EUV lasers and laser-like coherent sources and uses these sources in novel and challenging applications, such as high resolution imaging, spectroscopy, and nano-fabrication.
Abstract: We use curvature correction and high-numerical-aperture imaging to demonstrate a soft-x-ray diffraction microscope with 70-90 nm resolution using two tabletop coherent sources.