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coherent light

noun
1.
light in which the electromagnetic waves maintain a fixed and predictable phase relationship with each other over a period of time.
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  • Affixed to the top of that truck was a laser-beam controller, used to aim and fire lethal rays of coherent light.
  • The order will be given for the plane to fire a beam of high-powered coherent light.
  • Gallium arsenide is capable of converting electricity directly into coherent light.
  • Interferometry is the science, and the art, of making measurements with coherent light.
  • Equating this system to a conventional lithography tool, it is evident that it also works with partially coherent light.

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