coherent source


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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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Especially after the introduction of free-space optical atmospheric communication links, the average BER can be significantly reduced by the use of a partially coherent source beam.
Furthermore, the steering vector of coherent source and noise subspace are not orthogonal anymore and the subspace approaches such as MUSIC do not work well.
One such solution is Integrated Quality Management (IQM), which bridges the gap between NPDI and quality management processes, and enables a coherent source of truth and management of new product development as well as quality related data.
When waves come from a coherent source such as a laser, all their peaks and troughs line up exactly.
The editors' goal was to create a focused, systematic, thorough, and stimulating book that will serve as a cohesive and coherent source of information on law-related education in juvenile justice.
To create a coherent source that can be modulated to simulate pulse compression, linear FM and FM on pulse requires a special synthesized source to be designed.
A phase coherent source will predictably have maximum periodic peak voltage swings.
Coherent Source Transducer - For highly improved imaging and a more consistent sound throughout an entire listening room, TAD's Coherent Source Transducer (CST) was designed with the tweeter diaphragm mounted concentrically within the midrange cone.
each atom act as a coherent source of electron waves and separated by small distance d called bond-length or equilibrium distance.
Knox, also of the University of Rochester, show that lines from a partially coherent source can be shifted to the red or the blue according to Wolf's prediction.
Written by two internationally recognised experts, Equitation Science is the first book to draw together the principles of this emerging field into a much-needed coherent source of information.