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wave·front

 (wāv′frŭnt′)
n.
The continuous line or surface including all the points in space reached by a wave or vibration at the same instant as it travels through a medium.

wavefront

(ˈweɪvˌfrʌnt)
n
(General Physics) physics a surface associated with a propagating wave and passing through all points in the wave that have the same phase. It is usually perpendicular to the direction of propagation
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Noun1.wavefront - (physics) an imaginary surface joining all points in space that are reached at the same instant by a wave propagating through a medium
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
surface - the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object; "they skimmed over the surface of the water"; "a brush small enough to clean every dental surface"; "the sun has no distinct surface"
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Wavefront Lasik is further segmented into wavefront guided LASIK and wavefront optimized LASIK.
produces high-power laser windows up to 600mm in diameter with typical wavefront error of lambda/10 and surface finish of 40/20 to 10/5.
It's therefore important to shape light's illumination wavefront and get precise excitation, and then also consider aberrations during detection.
Expanded Wavefront by VMware Service: This SaaS-based, high-scale, metrics monitoring and analytics platform supports cloud-native and enterprise applications, and both public and private cloud infrastructure, including AWS, Google Cloud Platform, workloads running on Azure, and now VMware Cloud on AWS.
NASA has countered this with the help of a process called wavefront sensing and control, which aligns the mirrors to degrees as small as tens of nanometers.
Wavefront Technology Solutions Inc (TSX VENTURE:WEE)(OTCQX:WFTSF), an oil field service provider focused on enhancing hydrocarbon recovery through the lifecycle of a production asset, has reported its financial results for the first nine months ending May 31, 2017.
So many techniques based on Adaptive Optics[11]-[20] is proposed that uses the wavefront sensor to detect the wavefront aberrations but itself has its own disadvantages like Bulky and expensive architecture system.
In this article, we suggest to overcome this restriction regarding a step-like object by digitally propagating the measured wavefront reflected by the object and refocusing it.
Objective wavefront refraction is a computational technique which can be used to obtain a spherocylindrical prescription that best corrects the subject's vision from a single measurement of ocular wavefront aberrations [1, 2].
The wavefront spread centrifugally from the right upper anterior wall of LA, detoured to the posterior wall through the mitral isthmus, and was blocked by the scar around the right pulmonary veins.
22 July 2016 - US-based packaging firm Ball Corp.'s (NYSE: BLL) Ball Aerospace unit acquired specialised engineering cyber firm Wavefront Technologies earlier this year to further strengthen and diversify its business portfolio, the company said.