abrupt junction

abrupt junction

[ə′brəpt ′jəŋk·shən]
(electronics)
A pn junction in which the concentration of impurities changes suddenly from acceptors to donors.
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In contrast, the designs of many balloon catheter systems include more abrupt junction points that can create resistance while trying to access complex lesions," said Julinda Mehilli, M.
I overheard one camera-wielding Italian tourist exclaim) but on the south side its looming mass does not encourage pedestrians to linger and seen from the Moor Street side its abrupt junction with the rest of the Bullring development, like a sliced Swiss roll, raises the question whether it is really a building at all.