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an·ti·par·al·lel

 (ăn′tē-păr′ə-lĕl′, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Of or relating to two adjacent molecules whose sequences of atoms or other elements run in opposite directions: antiparallel strands of DNA.

antiparallel

(ˌæntɪˈpærəˌlɛl)
adj
1. (General Physics) physics parallel but pointing in the opposite direction
2. (Mathematics) maths (of vectors) parallel but having opposite directions
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Adj.1.antiparallel - (especially of vectors) parallel but oppositely directed; "antiparallel vectors"
parallel - being everywhere equidistant and not intersecting; "parallel lines never converge"; "concentric circles are parallel"; "dancers in two parallel rows"
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S1, d] is decreased to zero and the anti-parallel diode in figure 13 [D.
TM] GaN solution, wherein a GaN transistor also serves the function of the conventional anti-parallel or fly-back diode required in traditional approaches.
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The structure is strange in that it features A-A binding (A normally pairs with T in DNA and or U in RNA) and, unlike the two anti-parallel strands of DNA, both halves of the poly(A) double helix run in the same direction.
Furthermore, the co-packaged anti-parallel diode in each of these devices delivers smooth soft reverse recovery characteristics.
What we can learn from the fact that the similarity of histogram sequences is higher in the case of anti-parallel orientation of compared sequences is as follows.
To achieve zero-voltage switching the anti-parallel diodes conduct during the dead time, just before the active switches get turned on.
Passing a current through the MTJ causes its direction of magnetization to switch betweena parallel or anti-parallel state, which has the effect of switching between low resistance and high resistance.
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Indeed, PA11 being an odd polyamide, its elementary lattice can theoretically lead to either a parallel or an anti-parallel configuration of the chains with every -CONH- group able to be engaged with another one through hydrogen bonds.
The strongest self-stacking of G and A takes displaced anti-parallel configuration, but un-displaced or "eclipsed" anti-parallel configuration is the most stable for C and T.