coherent scattering

Also contains definition of: incoherent scattering
https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.C01131
@S05487-1@ is coherent whenever the phases of the signals arising from different @S05487-2@ centres are correlated and incoherent whenever these phases are uncorrelated.
Source:
PAC, 1983, 55, 931. (Definitions, terminology and symbols in colloid and surface chemistry. Part 1.14: Light scattering (Provisional)) on page 932 [Terms] [Paper]