Appendix D
Acronyms and Abbreviations


AGEX

Above-ground experimentation

ASCI

Accelerated Strategic Computing Initiative


CD-1, etc.

Critical Decision 1, etc.


DOD

Department of Defense

DOE

Department of Energy

DP

Defense Programs (DOE)

DT

Deuterium-tritium


HEP

Hydrodynamic equivalent physics

HLP

Hohlraum laser physics


ICE

Independent cost estimate

ICF

Inertial confinement fusion

ICFAC

Inertial Confinement Fusion Advisory Committee

IFE

Inertial fusion energy

ISI

Induced spatial incoherence


KDP

Potassium dihydrogen phosphate

KPP

Kinoform phase plate


LANL

Los Alamos National Laboratory

LLE

Laboratory for Laser Energetics (University of Rochester)

LLNL

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory


MO

Master oscillator


NIF

National Ignition Facility

NIKE

Not an acronym; name of existing laser facility at Naval Research Laboratory

NOVA

Not an acronym; name of existing laser facility at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

NRC

National Research Council

NRL

Naval Research Laboratory

NTC

NOVA Technical Contract


OMEGA

Not an acronym; name of existing laser facility at University of Rochester Laboratory for Laser Energetics


RPPs

Random phase plates


SBS

Stimulated Brillouin Scattering

SBSS

Science Based Stockpile Stewardship

SNL

Sandia National Laboratories

SRS

Stimulated Raman scattering

SSD

Smoothing by spectral dispersion


TEC

Total estimated cost

TPC

Total project cost



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Review of the Department of Energy's Inertial Confinement Fusion Program: The National Ignition Facility Appendix D Acronyms and Abbreviations AGEX Above-ground experimentation ASCI Accelerated Strategic Computing Initiative CD-1, etc. Critical Decision 1, etc. DOD Department of Defense DOE Department of Energy DP Defense Programs (DOE) DT Deuterium-tritium HEP Hydrodynamic equivalent physics HLP Hohlraum laser physics ICE Independent cost estimate ICF Inertial confinement fusion ICFAC Inertial Confinement Fusion Advisory Committee IFE Inertial fusion energy ISI Induced spatial incoherence KDP Potassium dihydrogen phosphate KPP Kinoform phase plate LANL Los Alamos National Laboratory LLE Laboratory for Laser Energetics (University of Rochester) LLNL Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory MO Master oscillator NIF National Ignition Facility NIKE Not an acronym; name of existing laser facility at Naval Research Laboratory NOVA Not an acronym; name of existing laser facility at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory NRC National Research Council NRL Naval Research Laboratory NTC NOVA Technical Contract OMEGA Not an acronym; name of existing laser facility at University of Rochester Laboratory for Laser Energetics RPPs Random phase plates SBS Stimulated Brillouin Scattering SBSS Science Based Stockpile Stewardship SNL Sandia National Laboratories SRS Stimulated Raman scattering SSD Smoothing by spectral dispersion TEC Total estimated cost TPC Total project cost