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coherent

(kō-hēr′ĕnt) [L. cohaerere, to stick together]
1. Sticking together, as parts of bodies or fluids.
2. Consistent; making a logical whole.

coherent

(of plant structures) united at some point but appearing free.

coherent (Thompson/unmodified) scattering (kōhēr´ənt),

n the dispersing of low-energy radiographs without losing photon energy, caused by elastic collision.
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Perfect crystal interferometry affords precise determination of the coherent scattering length [1-2] of samples.
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Now, a team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has demonstrated experimentally that a cloud consisting of millions of atoms can also be made coherent.
Split into two parts, the first introduces readers to the most familiar coherent states, their origin, their construction, and their application and relevance to various selected domains of physics.
Our work implies that coherent structures are in fact generic in any flow generated by stretching and folding," says Troy Shinbrot of the chemical engineering department at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill.
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