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Acronyms and Abbreviations

AAAS American Association for the Advancement of Science
AMTech Advanced Manufacturing Technology Consortium program
ANC Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer
ANSI American National Standards Institute
API application programming interface
ARPA-E Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy
ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials
ATE Advanced Technological Education
   
CMOS complementary metal oxide semiconductor
CoT Committee on Technology
CPSC Consumer Product Safety Commission
CRADA cooperative research and development agreement
CSSI Center for Strategic Scientific Initiatives
   
DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
DHS Department of Homeland Security
DNI Director of National Intelligence
DOD Department of Defense
DOE Department of Energy
DOEd Department of Education
DOI Department of the Interior


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B Acronyms and Abbreviations AAAS American Association for the Advancement of Science AMTech Advanced Manufacturing Technology Consortium program ANC Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer ANSI American National Standards Institute API application programming interface ARPA-E Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials ATE Advanced Technological Education CMOS complementary metal oxide semiconductor CoT Committee on Technology CPSC Consumer Product Safety Commission CRADA cooperative research and development agreement CSSI Center for Strategic Scientific Initiatives DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency DHS Department of Homeland Security DNI Director of National Intelligence DOD Department of Defense DOE Department of Energy DOEd Department of Education DOI Department of the Interior 121

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122 Triennial Review of the N at i o n a l N a n o t e c h n o l o g y I n i t i at i v e DOJ Department of Justice DOS Department of State EHS environmental, health, and safety ELSI ethical, legal, and social issues EPA Environmental Protection Agency FCRP Focus Center Research Program FDA Food and Drug Administration FI flagship initiative FY fiscal year GAO Government Accountability Office GIN Global Issues in Nanotechnology HR human resources IC integrated circuit, intelligence community IEC International Electrotechnical Commission IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers IP intellectual property ISO International Organization for Standardization IT information technology ITRS International Technology Roadmap for Semiconductors MGI Materials Genome Initiative NACK Nanotechnology Applications and Career Knowledge NAMII National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NCI National Cancer Institute NCL Nanotechnology Characterization Laboratory NCN Network for Computational Nanotechnology NEHI New England Healthcare Institute NIC Nanotechnology in Cancer NIH National Institutes of Health NILI Nanotechnology, Industry Liaison, and Innovation NIOSH National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NISE Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology

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A pp e n d i x B 123 NKI Nanotechnology Knowledge Infrastructure NMMB National Materials and Manufacturing Board NNAP National Nanotechnology Advisory Panel NNCO National Nanotechnology Coordination Office NNI National Nanotechnology Initiative NNIN National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network NPEC Nanotechnology Public Engagement and Communications NRC National Research Council NRI Nanoelectronics Research Initiative NSET Nanoscale Science, Engineering, and Technology (subcommittee) NSF National Science Foundation NSTC National Science and Technology Council NYSERDA New York State Energy Research and Development Agency OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development OMB Office of Management and Budget ORCID Open Researcher and Community ID OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSTP Office of Science and Technology Policy PCA program component area PCAST President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology PI principal investigator RFP request for proposal SBIR Small Business Innovation Research SEMATECH not-for-profit consortium (from Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology) SIA Semiconductor Industry Association SPIE An optics society SRC Semiconductor Research Corporation STEM science, technology, engineering, and mathematics STTR Small Business Technology Transfer SUNY State University of New York TC technical committee USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture USPTO U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

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124 Triennial Review of the N at i o n a l N a n o t e c h n o l o g y I n i t i at i v e VCAT Visitor Committee on Advanced Technology WTEC World Technology Evaluation Center