coherent light


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coherent light

[kō′hir·ənt ′līt]
(optics)
Radiant electromagnetic energy of the same, or almost the same, wavelength, and with definite phase relationships between different points in the field.
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2) Coherent light source should be used as a source to replicate the simulation results.
Since then, medical treatment with coherent light sources (lasers) or non coherent light (LEDs) has passed through its experimental stage and is firmly rooted in clinical and scientific documentation.
Department of Energy's (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory scientists using SLAC's Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) X-ray laser found that it takes only 1 trillionth of a second to flip the on-off electrical switch in samples of magnetite, which is thousands of times faster than in transistors now in use.
Now researchers have found a way to do so using the Linac Coherent Light Source free-electron laser, the world's most powerful X-ray laser.
Application of the wigner distribution function to partially coherent light," J.
Laser is an optical device that emits coherent light (electromagnetic radiation).
It's also a coherent light source, which means that the waves have a constant phase difference.
By combining light from the incoherent light source with the light from the coherent light source, the overall power level of the coherent light source in the combined light beam may be reduced while still perceiving a crisp, clear image," writes the inventor, Brett Bilbrey.
Comparative analysis of coherent light action (laser) versus non-coherent light (light-emitting diode) for tissue repair in diabetic rats.
lt;p>Another needed element of optical networking is the coherent light produced by a laser that can rapidly turn on and off.

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