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coherence

(kō-hēr'ĕns),
A characteristic of laser light, in which all light waves are aligned and move in phase. This characteristic, along with collimation and monochromatism, defines the unique characteristics of laser light.
[L. cohaerentia, a sticking together, fr. co- (for cum), with, together, + haereo, to stick]

coherence

[kōhir′əns]
1 the property of sticking together, as the molecules within a common substance.
2 (in psychology) the logical pattern of expression and thought evident in the speech of a normal, stable individual. coherent, adj.

coherence

An MRI term for the integrated relationship between oscillating waves or rotating objects.

coherence 

Property of electromagnetic waves to remain in phase, the maxima and minima of all waves being coincident.
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The latter-day enemies of coherence seem chiefly to be the "Orientalists," some of whom are mentioned by name, beginning with Voltaire and ending with F.
Vertical coherence of ambient noise is an attractive area were more attention have been given to ambient noise in deep ocean but only few shallow water measurements have been reported during 1960's in the frequency range of less than 2kHz [5].
We recommend the Arab League secretary general to me more committed to promoting coherence in the Islamic World, the spokesman said.
13 Coherence is for aligning of the EU's various policies with each other, for instance trade and development.
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However, evidence for the reinforcing functions of coherence remains largely anecdotal or interpretative.
When generating the time series for each of the two sources of a pair of simulated generators, we defined the coupling by setting the alpha-band coherence to either 0.
The limited-memory Broyden-Fletcher-Goldfarb-Shanno (L-BFGS) algorithm was used to cooptimized the coherence between atoms and the performance of sparse representation [18].
Major players in the Optical coherence tomography (OCT) Market include Agfa Healthcare, Carl Zeiss Meditec AG, Heidelberg Engineering GmbH, Imalux Corporation, Michelson Diagnostics, OPTOPOL Technology S.
The structures used in the sample sentence (a) and explained with the concept of referential coherence in Spooren and Sanders (2008) are described as cohesion structures in the literature (see Halliday & Hasan, 1976: 4-43; Gunay 2007: 71-82).
MATERIALS AND METHODS: In this study a total of 48 eyesof48 patients with a clinical diagnosis of central serous chorioretinopathy, were evaluated with spectral domain optical coherence tomography between June 2011 to June 2013 in the department of ophthalmology.
Coherence is the key to unlocking the door to transformation.