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coherence
  همدوسی   
hamdusi (#)

Fr.: cohérence   

The property of two or more electromagnetic waves when they are in fixed phase relationship over time. If the crests and troughs of the waves meet at the same time and place they are said to be in phase.

cohere + -ence, → -ance.

coherence area
  پهنه‌ی ِ همدوسی   
pahne-ye hamdusi

Fr.: zone de cohérence   

Of an electromagnetic wave, the area of a surface perpendicular to the direction of propagation, over which the electromagnetic wave maintains a specified degree of coherence.

coherence; → area.

coherence length
  درازا‌ی ِ همدوسی   
derâzâ-ye hamdusi

Fr.: longueur de cohérence   

The distance over which an electromagnetic wave train maintains a specified degree of coherence.

coherence; → length.

coherence time
  زمان ِ همدوسی   
zamân hamdusi

Fr.: temps de cohérence   

The time over which a propagating electromagnetic wave may be considered coherent. The coherence time of an interferometer is the interval during which the fringe phase remains stable.

coherence; → time.

spatial coherence
  همدوسی ِ فضایی   
hamdusi-ye fazâyi

Fr.: cohérence spatiale   

In a wave train, a correlation between the phases of waves at points separated in space at a given time.

spatial; → coherence.