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Homework Help: Partial Coherence

  1. Apr 10, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    What is partial coherence , its in my syllabus but teacher has not taught us & my university exam is in a few days ? Any links will be useful

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 10, 2008 #2


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    It probably means something like "partial polarization".
    That is, light that is a mixture of polarized and unpolarized light.
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