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APS Acronyms

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Names and acronyms of Argonne divisions and institutes (see footer)

A
  • ACIS Accelerator Access Control & Interlock System
  • ADD Associate Division Director
  • AES APS Engineering Support Division (ANL/APS)
  • AES area emergency supervisor
  • AFM atomic force microscope
  • AIC Argonne Information Center
  • AIM Argonne Information Management System
  • ALARA as low as reasonably achievable
  • ALD Associate Laboratory Director
  • ALFF Argonne Linear FEL
  • AMOS Argonne Materials Ordering System
  • ANL Argonne National Laboratory
  • ANSI American National Standards Institute
  • APD avalanche photodiode
  • APS Advanced Photon Source
  • APSUO Advanced Photon Source Users Organization
  • APS RES Advanced Photon Source research initiative
  • ASD Accelerator Systems Division (ANL/APS)
  • ATI Argonne Theory Institute (ANL)
B
  • BAC Beam Time Allocation Committee
  • BCM bent-crystal monochromator
  • BCTF Beamline Component Test Facility
  • BRC Beamline Review Committee
  • BCRRT Beamline Commissioning Readiness Review Team
  • BLEPS beamline equipment protection system
  • BM bending magnet
  • BPM beam position monitor
  • BTR beam time request
C
  • CAT Collaborative Access Team
  • CBT computer-based training
  • CCD charge coupled device
  • CCST Coordination Council for Science and Technology
  • CDT Collaborative Development Team
  • CLO central laboratory/office (building)
  • CM configuration management
  • CMS chemical management system
  • COATS corrective action tracking system
  • CPU circularly polarized undulator
  • CST coherent synchrotron radiation
  • CT compact tension
  • CVD chemical vapor deposition
D
  • DBPLD digitizing beam position limit detectors
  • DCC Document Control Center
  • DCM double-crystal monochromator
  • DD Deputy Director
  • DEC Digital Equipment Corporation
  • DIW deionized water
  • DMM double-multilayer monochromator
  • DX Design Exchange
  • DXRL deep x-ray lithography
E
  • EAA experiment assembly area
  • EEF End of Experiment Form
  • EMW elliptical multipole wiggler
  • EPICS Experimental Physics and Industrial Control System
  • EPS equipment protection system
  • EQO ESH/QA Oversight Group
  • ESAF Experiment Safety Approval Form
  • ES&H environment, safety, and health
  • ESRB Experimental Safety Review Board
  • ETS equipment tracking system
F
  • FDR final design report
  • FE front end (beamline)
  • FEA finite element analysis
  • FEEPS front-end equipment protection system
  • FEL free-electron laser
  • FOE first optics enclosure
  • FV fast valve
  • FWHM full width half maximum
G
  • GERT General Employee Radiation Training
  • GFCI ground fault circuit interrupter
  • GU general user
  • GUP General User Program
H
  • HazMats hazardous materials
  • HDF hierarchical data format
I
  • ICMS integrated content management system
  • ID insertion device
  • IOC input/output controller
  • IR infra-red
  • ISI interlock systems and instrumentation
  • ISM integrated safety management
J
  • JHQ Job Hazard Questionnaire
K

 

L
  • LDAE laser doppler angular encoder
  • LDDM laser doppler displacement meter
  • LDRD Laboratory Directed Research & Development
  • LN2 liquid nitrogen
  • LNDS liquid nitrogen distribution system
  • LOI Letter of Intent
  • LOM laboratory/office module
  • LOTO lockout/tagout
  • LTP long trace profiler
  • LSO Laser Safety Officer
M
  • MCD magnetic circular dichroism
  • MCS magnetic compton scattering
  • MCR Main Control Room
  • MEMS micro-electromechanical systems
  • MOU memorandum of understanding
  • MPS machine protection system
  • MSDS material safety data sheet
N
  • nbbpm narrow band beam position monitor
  • NFPA National Fire Protection Association
O
  • OJT on-the-job training
  • ORPS Occurrence Reporting and Processing System
  • OUI operator/user interface
P
  • PD position description
  • PDR preliminary design report
  • PHOENIX phonon excitation by nuclear inelastic absorption of x-rays
  • PI principal investigator
  • PIN personal identification number
  • PLC programmable logic controller
  • PMMA Polymethylmethacrylate
  • PPE personal protective equipment
  • PRP (General User) Proposal Review Panels
  • PS1 photon shutter 1
  • PS2 photon shutter 2
  • PSD power spectral density function
  • PSS personnel safety system
  • PUC Partner User Council
  • PUP Partner User Proposal
  • PZT piezoelectric transducer
Q
  • QA quality assurance
  • QAP quality assurance plan
  • QAPP quality assurance program plan
  • QAR quality assurance representative
R
  • RBC red blood cells
  • R&D research & development
  • RSSC Radioactive Sample Safety Committee
  • RE rare earth
  • rf radio frequency
  • RGA residual gas analyzer
  • RMD repair, modify, and develop system
  • rms root mean square
S
  • SAC Scientific Advisory Committee
  • SAD safety assessment document
  • SASE self-amplified spontaneous emission
  • SGM spherical grating monochromator
  • SI strategic initiative
  • SMART Safety Management Records Tool
  • SOC Safety Overview Committee
  • SRI synchrotron radiation instrumentation
  • SRO service request order
  • SSC structures, systems, and components
  • SXM scanning x-ray microscope
T
  • TEY total electron yield
  • TIS Technical Information Services
  • TLD thermoluminescent dosimeter
  • TMS training management system
  • TTL transitor-transitor logic
  • TTU topo test unit
  • TWG InterCAT Technical Workgroup
U
  • UA undulator A
  • UHV ultrahigh vacuum
  • URL uniform resource locator
  • UTIG User Technical Interface Group
V
  • VDOS vibrational density of states
  • VUV vacuum ultraviolet
W

 

X
  • XBPM x-ray beam position monitor
  • XFCS x-ray fluorescence correlation spectroscopy
  • XFT x-ray fluorescence tomography
  • XFM x-ray fluorescence microscopy
  • XIFS x-ray intensity fluctuation spectroscopy
  • XMD x-ray microdiffraction
  • XMDC x-ray magnetic circular dichroism
  • XMSAS x-ray microbeam small-angle scattering
  • XPS x-ray polarization and spectroscopy
  • XSD X-ray Science Division (ANL/APS)
Y

 

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