APPENDIX C Acronyms and Abbreviations


AEC

Atomic Energy Commission

AECL

Atomic Energy of Canada, Ltd.

AGS

alternating gradient synchrotron

AMS

accelerator mass spectrometry

ANL

Argonne National Laboratory

ANS

Advanced Neutron Source

AUI

Associated Universities, Inc.

AVLIS

atomic vapor laser isotope separation


BLIP

Brookhaven Linac Isotope Production Facility

BNL

Brookhaven National Laboratory


CEBAF

Continuous-Electron-Beam Accelerator Facility

CFR

Code of Federal Regulations

Ci

curie

CRADA

cooperative research and development agreement


DOE

U.S. Department of Energy


ERDA

Energy Research and Development Agency


FDA

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FTC

U.S. Federal Trade Commission


GAO

U.S. General Accounting Office


IPDP

Isotope Production and Distribution Program

IRE

Institute National des Radioéléments



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APPENDIX C Acronyms and Abbreviations AEC Atomic Energy Commission AECL Atomic Energy of Canada, Ltd. AGS alternating gradient synchrotron AMS accelerator mass spectrometry ANL Argonne National Laboratory ANS Advanced Neutron Source AUI Associated Universities, Inc. AVLIS atomic vapor laser isotope separation BLIP Brookhaven Linac Isotope Production Facility BNL Brookhaven National Laboratory CEBAF Continuous-Electron-Beam Accelerator Facility CFR Code of Federal Regulations Ci curie CRADA cooperative research and development agreement DOE U.S. Department of Energy ERDA Energy Research and Development Agency FDA U.S. Food and Drug Administration FTC U.S. Federal Trade Commission GAO U.S. General Accounting Office IPDP Isotope Production and Distribution Program IRE Institute National des Radioéléments

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KeV thousand electron volts LAMPF Los Alamos Meson Physics Facility LANL Los Alamos National Laboratory LBL Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory Linac linear accelerator LLNL Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory LLRW low-level radioactive waste MeV million electron volts MURR University of Missouri Research Reactor MW megawatts NBTF National Biomedical Tracer Facility NIP National Isotope Program NMR nuclear magnetic resonance NRC U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission NSF National Science Foundation OHER U.S. DOE Office of Health and Environmental Research ORNL Oak Ridge National Laboratory PET positron-emission tomography RCC Radiochemical Company (division of AECL) SPECT single-photon emission computed tomography SUNY-SB State University of New York - Stony Brook Sv Sievert TRIUMF Tri-University Meson Facility VACvacuum arc centrifuge