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Suggested Citation:"Acronyms." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. An Assessment of Four Divisions of the Physical Measurement Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology: Fiscal Year 2018. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25281.
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Acronyms

AAAS American Association for the Advancement of Science
AAPM American Association of Physicists in Medicine
AC alternating current
AFM atomic force microscopy
AMO atomic, molecular and optical
APD Applied Physics Division
ARRA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
ASD Atomic Spectra Database
BEOL back-end-of-line
BIPM Bureau International des Poids et Mesures
BMF Boulder Microfabrication Facility
cavity QED cavity quantum electrodynamics
CIPM International Committee for Weights and Measures
CIRMS Council of Ionizing Radiation Measurements and Standards
CMOS complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor
CODATA Committee on Data for Science and Technology
CSAC Chip Scale Atomic Clock
CT computed tomography
DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
DC direct current
DHS Department of Homeland Security
DOC Department of Commerce
DoD Department of Defense
DOE Department of Energy
DWSS DoD-focused DoD-wide strategic sourcing
EBIT electron beam ion trap
EDM electric dipole moment of the electron
EPD Engineering Physics Division
EPRI Electric Power Research Institute
EUV extreme ultraviolet
FDA Food and Drug Administration
FRET Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer
FTS Fourier transform spectrometer
GaN gallium nitride
GDP gross domestic product
HgCdTe mercury cadmium telluride
HIA highly ionized atom
Suggested Citation:"Acronyms." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. An Assessment of Four Divisions of the Physical Measurement Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology: Fiscal Year 2018. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25281.
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HPS Health Physics Society
HSI hyperspectral imaging
IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
ILMP International Legal Metrology Program
ISO International Organization for Standardization
ISS International Space Station
ITL Information Technology Laboratory
IUPAP International Union of Pure and Applied Physics
JILA joint institute between NIST and the University of Colorado, Boulder
JHU Johns Hopkins University
JQI Joint Quantum Institute
KRb ultracold potassium-rubidium
LBIR low-background infrared
LED light-emitting diode
LIDAR differential absorption light detection and ranging
LMDP Legal Metrology Devices Program
low-SWaP low size, weight, and power
mAb monoclonal antibody
MBE molecular beam epitaxy
MDA Missile Defense Agency
MEMS microelectromechanical system
MPD measurement program description
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
NCNR NIST Center for Neutron Research
NCWM National Conference on Weights and Measures
NCSLI National Conference of Standards Laboratories International
NGA National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
NIH National Institutes of Health
NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology
NMI National Metrology Institute
NML national measurement laboratory
NMR nuclear magnetic resonance
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NPOESS National Polar-Orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System
NRC National Research Council
OCT optical coherence tomography
OIML International Organization of Legal Metrology
OWM Office of Weights and Measures
PACE preaerosol, clouds, and ocean ecosystem
PET positron emission tomograph(y)
PIF precision imaging facility
PML Physical Measurement Laboratory
PMU phasor measurement unit
Suggested Citation:"Acronyms." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. An Assessment of Four Divisions of the Physical Measurement Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology: Fiscal Year 2018. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25281.
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PTB Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt
QED Quantum Electromagnetics Division
QI quantum information
QMD Quantum Measurement Division
QMS quality management system
QPD Quantum Physics Division
QuICS Quantum Information and Computer Science
R&D research and development
RF radio frequency
RPD Radiation Physics Division
RSNA Radiological Society of North America
SANS small-angle neutron scattering
SEMI Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International
SESAM Semiconductor Saturable Absorber Mirror
SGIP Smart Grid Interoperability Panel
SI international system of units
SIM Sistema Interamericano de Metrología
SIRCUS spectral irradiance and radiance responsivity calibrations using uniform sources
SNM Society of Nuclear Medicine
SNMMI Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
SNSPD superconducting nanowire single-photon detector
SQUID superconducting quantum interference devices
SSD Sensor Science Division
SURF III Synchrotron Ultraviolet Radiation Facility
TDCR triple-to-double coincidence ratio
TES transition edge sensor
TFD Time and Frequency Division
UTC coordinated universal time
VIIRS visible infrared imaging radiometer suite
VUV vacuum ultraviolet
Suggested Citation:"Acronyms." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. An Assessment of Four Divisions of the Physical Measurement Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology: Fiscal Year 2018. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25281.
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Suggested Citation:"Acronyms." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. An Assessment of Four Divisions of the Physical Measurement Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology: Fiscal Year 2018. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25281.
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Suggested Citation:"Acronyms." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. An Assessment of Four Divisions of the Physical Measurement Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology: Fiscal Year 2018. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25281.
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Suggested Citation:"Acronyms." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. An Assessment of Four Divisions of the Physical Measurement Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology: Fiscal Year 2018. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25281.
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Suggested Citation:"Acronyms." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. An Assessment of Four Divisions of the Physical Measurement Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology: Fiscal Year 2018. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25281.
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An Assessment of Four Divisions of the Physical Measurement Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology: Fiscal Year 2018 assesses the scientific and technical work performed by four divisions of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Physical Measurement Laboratory. This publication reviews technical reports and technical program descriptions prepared by NIST staff and summarizes the findings of the authoring panel.

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