close coupling

close coupling

[¦klōs ′kəp·liŋ]
(electricity)
The coupling obtained when the primary and secondary windings of a radio-frequency or intermediate-frequency transformer are close together.
A degree of coupling that is greater than critical coupling. Also known as tight coupling.
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There is a close coupling required between these two systems.
This begins to explain the ancestral origins of the neural basis for the close coupling between vocal and pectoral/gestural signalling that is observed among many vertebrate groups, including humans.
Our complete close coupling calculations show: 1) that [a.
There is certainly a conflict between requirements for independents and requirements for close coupling with the industry.
Capacity close coupling allows for a closed-circuit, high energy, rapid data rate connection between the card and the terminal within a relatively short range.
The close coupling of the DSP with the PWM controllers provides D2Audio unparalleled flexibility in dealing with the many issues present in an all-in-one CPU-based system," said Dr.
The finding that nicotine metabolism rate has an impact on the brain's response to smoking cues supports our hypothesis that individuals with fast nicotine metabolism rates would have a greater brain response to smoking cues because of close coupling in everyday life between exposure to cigarettes and surges in blood nicotine concentration," said clinician-scientist Dr.
The experimental setup for the single duct field and the close coupling installation is diagrammed in Figures 1 and 2, respectively.
Small Business Administration, attributed his firm's success to its "partnering and close coupling with valued customers.
The HyperTransport environment allows close coupling of these types of devices that, when combined with AMD's dual-core Opteron technology, is especially beneficial in situations where maximum performance and decreased power consumption are critical needs.
The close coupling of subscriber-aware and application-aware functions enabled by these devices allows service providers to dramatically enhance the quality of experience of triple-play services.