Coherent & Incoherent Light: Definition & Sources


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Which of these sources of light is an example of coherent light?

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1. Coherence and incoherence are characteristics that can be observed for which types of light?

2. As the frequency of light increases, the wavelength:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using the worksheet and quiz, you can see how much you know about coherent and incoherent light. A source of light that's an example of coherent light and what happens to the wavelength as the frequency of light increases are topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll get to test your knowledge of:

  • Property of light that describes an incoherent source of light
  • Term that describes the energy of light protons
  • An example of coherent light
  • A type of light for which coherence and incoherence can be observed

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on coherent and incoherent light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about what happens to the wavelength as the frequency of light increases
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the light property that best describes an incoherent source of light and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Study more by progressing through the lesson called Coherent & Incoherent Light: Definition & Sources. This lesson allows you to:

  • Differentiate between coherent and incoherent light
  • Define light
  • Review the different forms of light