LBNL Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
LED light-emitting diode
LER luminous efficacy of radiation
LFL linear fluorescent lamp
LIPA Long Island Power Authority
lm lumen
LPD lighting power density
LRC Lighting Research Center
LUMEN Lighting Understanding for a More Efficient
lx lux
MCPCB metal-core printed circuit board
MECS Manufacturing Energy Consumption Survey
MOCVD metal-organic chemical vapor deposition
MR multifaceted reflector
NAECA National Appliance Energy Conservation Act
NEEP Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships
NEMA National Electrical Manufacturers Association
NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology
NRC National Research Council
NYSERDA New York State Energy Research and
  Development Authority
OLED organic light-emitting diode
ORNL Oak Ridge National Laboratory
OSD Office of the Secretary of Defense
OVPD organic vapor phase deposition
PAR parabolic aluminized reflector
PCAST Presidential Council of Advisors on Science
  and Technology
PF power factor
PHOLED phosphorescent organic light-emitting diode
PNNL Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
QD quantum dot
R&D research and development
RD&D research, development, and demonstration
RECS Residential Energy Consumption Survey
RGB red, green, blue
RGBY red, green, blue, yellow
RoHS restriction of hazardous substances
SBIR Small Business Innovation Research
SCHER Scientific Committee on Health and
  Environmental Risks
SOLED stacked organic light emitting diode
SPD spectral power distribution
SSL solid-state lighting
THD total harmonic distortion
TIM thermal interface material
TIR total internal reflection
TWh terawatt-hours (1012 watt-hours)
UV ultraviolet
VTE vacuum thermal evaporation
WOLED white organic light-emitting diode
YAG yttrium-aluminum garnet

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