interference pattern


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Wikipedia.
Related to interference pattern: Diffraction pattern

interference pattern

[‚in·tər′fir·əns ¦pad·ərn]
(electronics)
Pattern produced on a radarscope by interference signals.
(physics)
Resulting space distribution of pressure, particle density, particle velocity, energy density, or energy flux when progressive waves of the same frequency and kind are superimposed.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Simultaneously, the reflected object beam meets the incoming laser beam (reference beam) at the photopolymer and the two beams create an interference pattern that is recorded within the photopolymer material.
Jasper, "Turns and amplitude analysis of the interference pattern," in Clinical Neurophysiology, B.
The interference pattern will change from bright to dark or dark to bright, if the extra optical distance traveled for the beam that has passed through the space or vacuum polarized by scalar fields is given by
The world of digital holography eliminated the need of the chemical processing the holographic plates in which interference patterns were registered, and from where the information of the object of interest was recovered.
The whole pattern of laser light is called an interference pattern.
Moving past, toward, around each piece, the viewer generates a complex interference pattern created by shifting strands and stripes; the work flips from total abstraction to absolute concreteness--from shape and pattern to petrochemical reality.
This composite also contains a light-absorbing chromophores which absorb light from the interference pattern, creating localized hot spots.
The original shape emerges in the interference pattern of intensity, because the equiphase plane caused by reflection delay is parallel to the object surface.
An interference pattern is obtained when two or more coherent and collimated beams are superimposed at a certain angle.
The interference pattern in Young's double slit experiment gave an idea of the wave nature of light.
As described earlier, the combination of ground wave and sky wave creates an interference pattern that moves relative to the receiver during a flare.

Full browser ?