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Temporal Coherence

  1. Jan 10, 2007 #1
    To spin my last post a bit further:

    It appears that one could say then that the temporal coherence of a
    given frequency spectrum can not be less than the coherence time
    associated with the spectral width of any absorption features in the
    spectrum.

    Thomas
     
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  3. Mar 3, 2011 #2
    temperature coherence or longitudinal coherence

    assume the wave length has a uniform distribution from lamda to lamda+deltalamda

    then after N period, N.*lamda=(N+1)*(lamda+deltalamda), N can be found, and N.*lamda is about the longitudinal coherence or temperal coherence.
    As I read elsewhere, this concept is essentially a statistical consequence...

     
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