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Acronyms and Abbreviations


ACD—

Analytical Chemistry Division

AEX—

Automating Equipment Information Exchange

AFAM—

atomic force acoustic microscopy

AFM—

atomic force microscopy

AISC—

American Institute of Steel Construction

AML—

Advanced Measurement Laboratory

ANTD—

Advanced Network Technologies Division

ASHRAE—

American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers

ASME—

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

ASTM—

American Society for Testing and Materials


BACnet—

Building Automation and Control Network

BD—

Biotechnology Division

BED—

Building Environment Division

BFRL—

Building and Fire Research Laboratory


CAD—

computer-aided design

CARB—

Center for Advanced Research in Biotechnology

CAVP—

Crypto-algorithm Validation Program

CBR—

chemical, biological, and radiation

CCCBDB—

Computational Chemistry Comparison and Benchmark Database

CD—

compact disk; critical dimension

CFD—

computational fluid dynamics

CMVP—

Cryptographic Module Validation Program

CONTAM—

multizone indoor-air-quality-and-ventilation-analysis computer program

CORM—

Council for Optical Radiation Measurements



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An Assessment of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Measurement and Standards Laboratories: Fiscal Years 2004 – 2005 C Acronyms and Abbreviations ACD— Analytical Chemistry Division AEX— Automating Equipment Information Exchange AFAM— atomic force acoustic microscopy AFM— atomic force microscopy AISC— American Institute of Steel Construction AML— Advanced Measurement Laboratory ANTD— Advanced Network Technologies Division ASHRAE— American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers ASME— American Society of Mechanical Engineers ASTM— American Society for Testing and Materials BACnet— Building Automation and Control Network BD— Biotechnology Division BED— Building Environment Division BFRL— Building and Fire Research Laboratory CAD— computer-aided design CARB— Center for Advanced Research in Biotechnology CAVP— Crypto-algorithm Validation Program CBR— chemical, biological, and radiation CCCBDB— Computational Chemistry Comparison and Benchmark Database CD— compact disk; critical dimension CFD— computational fluid dynamics CMVP— Cryptographic Module Validation Program CONTAM— multizone indoor-air-quality-and-ventilation-analysis computer program CORM— Council for Optical Radiation Measurements

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An Assessment of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Measurement and Standards Laboratories: Fiscal Years 2004 – 2005 CPOE— computerized physician order entry CRADA— cooperative research and development agreement CSD— Computer Security Division CSTL— Chemical Science and Technology Laboratory DARPA— Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency DHS— Department of Homeland Security DLMF— Digital Library of Mathematical Functions DNA— deoxyribonucleic acid DNS— Domain Name System DOC— Department of Commerce DOD— Department of Defense EEEL— Electronics and Electrical Engineering Laboratory EHR— electronic health record EM— electromagnetic EOS— Electro-Optic Sampling (project); equation of state EUV— extreme ultraviolet FDA— Food and Drug Administration FDS— Fire Dynamics Simulator FEMA— Federal Emergency Management Agency FIATECH— Fully Integrated and Automated Technology FIPS— Federal Information Processing Standard FRD— Fire Research Division FTD— Fabrication Technology Division FTE— full-time-equivalent FTP— full-time permanent GFP— green fluorescent protein GRA— Guest Researcher Association HECT— high-energy computer tomography HfO2— hafnium oxide HIPAA— Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act HL— Health Level HML— Hollings Marine Laboratory HRTEM— high-resolution transmission electron microscope HVAC/R— heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration IAD— Information Access Division IAI— International Alliance for Interoperability IBMC— Interagency Blast Mitigation Committee ICMS— Intelligent Control of Mobility Systems IEC— International Electrotechnical Commission IETF— Internet Engineering Task Force

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An Assessment of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Measurement and Standards Laboratories: Fiscal Years 2004 – 2005 IP— intellectual property ISD— Intelligent Systems Division ISO— International Organization for Standardization IT— information technology ITL— Information Technology Laboratory ITRS— International Technology Roadmap for Semiconductors JILA— Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics LADAR— laser radar LAN— local area network LBNL— Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory LFL— Large Fire Laboratory LLNL— Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory MALDI-MS— matrix-assisted laser desorption-ionization mass spectrometry MCRD— Materials and Construction Research Division MCSD— Mathematical and Computational Sciences Division MEL— Manufacturing Engineering Laboratory MINEX 04— Minutia Interoperability Exchange Test 200 MMD— Manufacturing Metrology Division MOS— metal-oxide semiconductor MOSFET— metal oxide silicon field-effect transistor MRA— Mutual Recognition Arrangement MRAM— magnetic random access memory MSEL— Materials Science and Engineering Laboratory MSID— Manufacturing Systems Integration Division MSL— Measurement and Standards Laboratory NBS— National Bureau of Standards NCMC— NIST Combinatorial Methods Center NCNR— NIST Center for Neutron Research NCSTA— National Construction Safety Team Act NEHRP— National Earthquake Hazard Reduction Program NIH— National Institutes of Health NIH-ODS— Office of Dietary Supplement NIJ— National Institute of Justice NIST— National Institute of Standards and Technology NMI— National Metrology Institute NRC— National Research Council NSF— National Science Foundation NTP— Network Time Protocol OA— other agencies OAE— Office of Applied Economics OAMG— Organic Analytical Methods Group

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An Assessment of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Measurement and Standards Laboratories: Fiscal Years 2004 – 2005 OLES— Office of Law Enforcement Standards OMP— Office of Microelectronics Programs PAT— process analytical technology PCPD— Physical and Chemical Properties Division PDB— Protein Data Bank PED— Precision Engineering Division PEM— proton exchange membrane PL— Physics Laboratory PMD— Process Measurements Division PTB— Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt PVT— pressure, volume, temperature QEM— Quantum Electrical Metrology (division) R&D— research and development RCS— real-time control system REML— RF-EM-Field Metrology Laboratory RF— radio frequency RIF— reduction in force S&T— science and technology SANS— small-angle neutron scattering SBIR— Small Business Innovative Research SCUBA— Submillimeter Common-Use Bolometer Array SDCTD— Software Diagnostics and Conformance Testing Division SED— Semiconductor Electronics Division (in EEEL); Statistical Engineering Division (in ITL) SEMATECH— Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology Consortium SEMPA— scanning electron microscopy with polarization analysis SFA— Strategic Focus Area SI— International System of Units SMS— Smart Machining System SMSD— Surface and Microanalysis Science Division SNS— Spallation Neutron Source SPHERE— Simulated Photodegradation by High Energy Radiant Exposure SQUID— superconducting quantum interference device SRM— Standard Reference Material STEP— Standards for the Exchange of Product Model Data STM— scanning tunneling microscopy STRS— Scientific and Technical Research and Services TAS— triple axis spectroscopy TRC— Thermodynamics Research Center TREC— Text Retrieval Conference

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An Assessment of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Measurement and Standards Laboratories: Fiscal Years 2004 – 2005 UGV— unmanned ground vehicle ULSI— ultralarge-scale integration UV— ultraviolet UWB— ultrawideband VCAT— Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology VCCTL— Virtual Cement and Concrete Testing Laboratory VSLI— very large-scale integration WTC— World Trade Center XCALIBIR— X-ray Optics Calibration Interferometer XML— extensible markup language XML/MathML— extensible markup language/math markup language XPS— X-ray photoelectron spectroscope

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