Huygens principle


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Huy·gens prin·ci·ple

(hoy'genz),
used in ultrasound technology; the principle that any wave phenomenon can be analyzed as the sum of many simple sources properly chosen with regard to phase and amplitude.
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Huy·gens prin·ci·ple

(hoy'genz prin'si-pĕl)
Used in ultrasound technology; the principle that any wave phenomenon can be analyzed as the sum of many simple sources properly chosen with regard to phase and amplitude.
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Huygens,

Christian, Dutch physicist, 1629-1695.
Huygens ocular - the compound ocular of a microscope, composed of two planoconvex lenses so arranged that the plane side of each is directed toward the observer.
Huygens principle - used in ultrasound technology.
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