The Coherence of Light
Interference and diffraction of light are phenomena known from various experiments. Whereas a dark room used to be necessary to observe interference and diffraction with the use of a monochromatic spectral light source, it is now possible to observe them in an ordinary room in daylight by using a laser light source. The phenomena of interference and diffraction of light are due to the wave nature of light, which will be discussed in this chapter.
KeywordsCoherence Autocorrelation Tempo
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