D List of Acronyms and Definitions


BLM

Bureau of Land Management

BOM

Bureau of Mines

boule

a paraboloid single crystal


cryogen

a substance used for cooling


LNG

liquified natural gas


MCVD

modified chemical vapor deposition

MRI

magnetic resonance imaging


Nd:YAG laser

a solid-state laser based on a neodymium-substituted yttrium aluminum garnet crystal

NMR

nuclear magnetic resonance


scf

standard cubic foot (1 scf at 14.7 psi and 60 °F (non-BLM figures) or 70 °F (BLM figures))

scm

standard cubic meter (1 scm at 101.3 kp absolute and 15 °C; 1 scm = 36.053 scf)

SQUID

superconducting quantum interference device



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The Impact of Selling the Federal Helium Reserve D List of Acronyms and Definitions BLM Bureau of Land Management BOM Bureau of Mines boule a paraboloid single crystal cryogen a substance used for cooling LNG liquified natural gas MCVD modified chemical vapor deposition MRI magnetic resonance imaging Nd:YAG laser a solid-state laser based on a neodymium-substituted yttrium aluminum garnet crystal NMR nuclear magnetic resonance scf standard cubic foot (1 scf at 14.7 psi and 60 °F (non-BLM figures) or 70 °F (BLM figures)) scm standard cubic meter (1 scm at 101.3 kp absolute and 15 °C; 1 scm = 36.053 scf) SQUID superconducting quantum interference device