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antenna complex

[an′ten·ə ‚käm‚pleks]
(cell and molecular biology)
A complex of protein molecules found in the thylakoid membrane of chloroplasts that captures and transfers light energy to the photochemical reaction center.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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[x.sub.BS,V] ([[theta].sub.n,m,AoD]) The BS antenna complex response for the V-pol.
[X.sub.BS,V]([[theta].sub.n,m,AoD]) The BS antenna complex response for the V-pol.
For instance, invisible rods could be used as supports for a miniature antenna complex connecting two optical chips.
However, fabrication with 12 switches makes such reconfigurable antenna complex in structure and expensive in cost.
PSII is a complicated complex comprising outer light-harvesting complex (LHCII), core antenna complex (including CP43 and CP47), reactive center complex (RC) and Manganese cluster, and its components are so located and assigned as to ensure the quick and efficient energy and electron transfers.
* the significance of the pigments in the reaction center as well as those in the antenna complex
They will then examine the pigments' photophysics, appreciating (1) the efficient absorption of visible sunlight accomplished by plant pigments and (2) the energy- and electron-transfer processes between the antenna complex and the reaction center and between the reaction center and the primary electron acceptor.
The Australian antenna complex is located near Canberra while the Spanish complex is near Madrid.
Not to be ignored are the costs (in today's ESM systems) of the interface processor and the RF and video cabling between the upmast antenna complex and the below-deck receivers.
Dual-polarized MIMO SCM notations [P.sub.n] The power of the nth path [[sigma].sub.SF] The lognormal shadow fading M The number of subpaths per path [[theta].sub.n,m,AoD] Angle of departure (AoD) for the mth subpath of the nth path at the BS with respect to the BS broadside [[theta].sub.n,m,AoA] Angle of arrival (AoA) for the mth subpath of the nth path at the MS with respect to the MS broadside [[chi].sub.BS,V] BS antenna complex response for the V-pol.
Fleming and colleagues describe the principles behind various natural antenna complexes and explains what research needs to be done for the design of effective artificial versions.