CIS—

closed ion source

CMM—

coordinated measuring machine

CMOS—

complementary metal oxide semiconductor

CRADA—

Cooperative Research and Development Agreement

CRDS—

cavity ring-down spectrometry

CSIRO—

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisations

CSTL—

Chemical Science and Technology Laboratory

CTCMS—

Center for Theoretical Computational Materials Science

DARPA—

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

DASE—

Digital TV Application Software Environment

EBIT—

electron beam ion trap

EDFA—

erbium-doped fiber amplifier

EDS—

energy-dispersive spectrometer

EEEL—

Electronics and Electrical Engineering Laboratory

EMC—

electromagnetic compatibility

ENDF—

Evaluated Nuclear Data File

EOS—

Earth Observing System

EPA—

Environmental Protection Agency

EPR—

electron paramagnetic resonance

EUV—

extreme ultraviolet

EUVL-LLC—

EUV Lithography-Limited Liability Corporation

FARCAL—

Facility for Advanced Radiometric Calibrations

FASCAL—

Facility for Automatic Spectroradiometric Calibrations

FBI—

Federal Bureau of Investigation

FDD—

fault detection and diagnostics

FDIS—

Final Draft International Standard

FIZ—

Fachinformationszentrum Karlsruhe

FSM—

Fire-Safe Materials

FTIR—

Fourier transform infrared

FTMW—

Fourier transform microwave

FTS—

Fourier transform spectrometer

GAMS—

Guide to Available Mathematical Software

GaN—

gallium nitride

GD-OES—

glow discharge optical emission spectrometer

GHRS—

Goddard High Resolution Spectrograph

GMR—

Giant Magnetoresistance

GPS—

Global Positioning System

HACR—

high-accuracy cryogenic radiometer

HDTV—

high-definition television

HPC—

high-performance concrete

HST—

Hubble Space Telescope

HTBB—

high-temperature black body

HVAC—

heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning

HYPERCON—

computer-integrated knowledge system



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