ACRONYMS, ABBREVIATIONS, plus other in use at TRIUMF     (Unofficial)  
  By letter : A , B , C , D , E , F , G , H , I , J-K , L , M , N , O , P , Q , R , S , T , U , V , W , X-Y-Z
  Plus :       Numbers , Units , Others , Groups , Elements , Periodic Table , Phonetic Alphabet

A Ampere or Atomic mass number or Alpha particle or Addressable or Automatic (e.g. valve)
AA Antiproton Accumulator
AAAS American Association for the Advancement of Science
AAC Accelerator Advisory Committee
AAG Advanced Accelerator Group (BNL, USA)
AAPS Advanced Applied Physics Solutions Inc.   (TRIUMF , also see ETTP (Fr.))
ABOT Advisory Board on TRIUMF
AC Alternating Current or Air Conditioning
ACAD AutoCAD (see CAD)
ACAMP Alberta Centre for Advanced MNT Products (also see MNT)
ACB Auxiliary Controller Buss
ACC ACCelerator or Auxiliary Crate Controller
ACCT Alternating Current , Current Transformer
ACE Access Control Entry
ACEC Association of Consulting Engineering Compamies
ACIS Access Control Interlock System
ACL Access Control List
ACM Accelerator CryoModule
ACOT Advisory Committee On TRIUMF
ACP Ancillary Control Process
ACRTC Advanced Cathode Ray Tube Controller
ACS ARIEL Control System   (TRIUMF)
ACSI Advanced Cyclotron Systems Inc. (parent company: EBCO Industries, Richmond B.C.)
ACT ACTive or Air Cerenkov Technique or Agency Committee on TRIUMF
ACU Autonomous Control Unit
ACW Anti-ClockWise (aka: counter-clockwise)
AD Antimatter Decelerator (CERN)
ADC Analog to Digital Converter
ADTT Accelerator Driven Transmutation Technologies (Los Alamos, USA)
ADONE Accelerator Facility (Frascati, Italy)
ADS Accelerator Driven System
ADSC Accelerator Division Safety Committee
AECB Atomic Energy Control Board Canada (1946-2000, replaced by CNSC)
AECL Atomic Energy of Canada Limited
AED Automated External Defibrillator
AEGIS Antihydrogen Experiment Gravity Interferometry Spectroscopy (CERN)
AES Alternate Extraction System
AETE ARIEL Electron Target East   (TRIUMF)
AFEL Advanced Free Electron Laser Accelerator (Los Alamos, USA)
AFL Above Floor Level
AFP ATLAS Forward Physics group
AFRD Accelerator and Fusion Energy Research (Berkeley, USA)
AGOR Accelerator Groningen Orsay
AGL Alternating Gradient Synchrotron or Above Ground Level
AGM Annual General Meeting
AGS Alternating-Gradient Synchrotron (BNL, USA)
AHU Air Handling Unit
AIF Alberta Ingenuity Fund
AIP American Institute of Physics
AIR Artists In Residence program (TRIUMF)
AKCSE Association of Korean-Canadian Scientists and Engineers
Al-ALCW Aluminum Active Low Conductivity Water (TRIUMF)
ALA Alfven Laboratory Accelerator (Stockholm, Sweden)
ALADDIN Synchrotron Radiation Center (U Wisconsin, USA)
ALARA As Low As is Reasonably Achievable
ALAT Air Liquide Advanced Technoligies
ALCW Active Low Conductivity Water (TRIUMF)
ALD Associate Laboratory Director (TRIUMF)
ALEPH Apparatus for LEP PHysics (CERN)
ALI Annual Limit on Intake
ALICE A Large Ion Collider Experiment (detector at LHC, CERN) or Accelerators and Lasers In Combined Experiments (Daresbury Laboratory UK)
ALM Administrators Level Meeting or Asset Liability Management or Application Lifecycle Management
ALP Accelerator , Ecole Polytechnique Paris, France
ALPHA Antihydrogen Laser PHysics Apparatus (CERN)
ALS Advanced Light Source (Berkeley, USA)
ALTO Accelerateur Lineaire aupres du Tandem d'Orsay (France)
AM Amplitude Modulation / Modification or Ante Meridian (morning)
AMANDA Antarctic Muon And Neutrino Detector Array (South Pole)
AMPS Amsterdam Pulse Stretcher
AMS Accelerator-Mass Spectrometry or Alma Mater Society or Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (aboard the International Space Station)
AMU Atomic Mass Unit
ANKA Angstroem Karlsruhe (Karlsruhe, Germany)
ANL Argonne National Laboratory (USA)
ANSI American National Standards Institute
ANU Australian National University (Canberra, Australia)
ANURIB Advanced National facility for Unstable & Rare-Isotope Beams (India)
ANS American Nuclear Society (La Grange Park, USA)
AOB Any Other Business
AOS/VS Advanced Operating System/Virtual Storage
AOT Accelerator Operations and Technology (LANL, Los Alamos, USA)
APC Accelerator Planning Committee
APAL Atomic Physics Accelerator Laboratory (Notre Dame, USA)
APEX AntiProton EXperiment (FNL, USA)
APS Advanced Photon Source (ANL) or American Physical Society
APT Accelerator Production of Tritium (Los Alamos, USA)
APTW ARIEL Proton Target West (TRIUMF)
ARIEL Advanced Rare IsotopE Laboratory (TRIUMF)
ARPICO The Society of Italian Researchers and Professionals in Western Canada
ARQ Automatic Repeat Request
ARUS Yerevan Electron Synchrotron (Yerevan, Armenia)
ARW Atomic Radiation Worker or Accelerator Reliability Workshop
ASA American Standards Association
ASACUSA Atomic Spectroscopy And Collisions Using Slow Antiprotons (CERN)
ASB Accelerator Strategy Board (CERN)
ASCII American Standard Code for Information Interchange
ASCOT Apparatus with SuperCOnducting Toroids (ATLAS collaboration)
ASME American Society for Mechanical Engineers
ASR Active Service Room or Automatic Send-Receive (TTY)
ASS Automatic Sprinkler System (fire suppression)
ASSY ASSemblY
AST Asynchronous System Trap
ASTeC Accelerator Science and Technology Centre (Daresbury and Rutherford Appleton Laboratories, UK)
ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials
ASTRID Aarhus Storage Ring In Denmark (Aarhus, Denmark)
ASTTBC Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC
ASU Area Safety Unit
AT Advanced Technician   (TRIUMF)
ATE ARIEL Target East   (TRIUMF)
ATF Accelerator Test Facility (BNL and KEK)
ATG Applied Technologies Group   (TRIUMF)
ATHENA Antihydrogen production and precision experiments (CERN, disbanded see ALPHA)
ATLAS A Toroidal Lhc ApparatuS (detector in the LHC, CERN) or Argonne Tandem Linear Accelerator System
ATW ARIEL Target West   (TRIUMF)
AUSTRON Austrian Neutron Source
AVI Audio Video Interleave (format)
AVS American Vacuum Society
AWA Argonne Wakefield Accelerator
AWAKE Advanced WAKefield Experiment (CERN)
 
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B Bend or Bender or magnetic field density (gauss) or Floor level Below ground (B1, B2, B3 etc.) or Base
B2 Beamline 2 A or C (TRIUMF Central Control System: subsystem designator)
B4 Beamline 4 (TRIUMF Central Control System: subsystem designator)
B Factory B meson Factory (SLAC)
BaBAR B-Bbar detector (SLAC)
BAE Board Appointed Employee (TRIUMF)
BARC Board Appointed Representative Committee (TRIUMF)
BASIC Beginners All-Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code
BASQUE Bedford College AERE Harwell Surrey University Queen Mary College Universities of BC and Victoria Experiment
BASROC British Accelerator Science and Radiation Oncology Consortium
BB Beam Blocker or Bend Box or Blue Book (TRIUMF)
BBF Bender Box F (?)
BBN Blue Book Note
BBU Beam Break Up
BC British Columbia
BCAO British Columbia Association of Optometrists
BCCA British Columbia Cancer Agency
BCD Binary Coded Decimal or Beam Control Device(s)
BCKDF British Columbia Knowledge Development Fund
BCNAF Branch Crate station Number subAddress Function
BCP Buffer Chemical Polishing
BCSA British Columbia Safety Authority (Provincial regulatory authority)
BD Beam Dump
BDRD Beam Dynamics Reference Data (TRIUMF)
BEC Bose-Einstein Condensation (Trento, Italy)
BELLE B detector (KEK)
BESSY Berlin Electron Storage Ring for Synchrotron Radiation
BFL Below Floor Level
BFP Back Flow Preventer
BFPV Back Flow Preventer (service) Valve
BGL Below Ground Level
BINP Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics (Novosibirsk, Russia)
BISYNC Binary Synchronous Communication
BIT Binary Digit
BITNET Because It's Time Network
BKR Breaker (e.g. cct. bkr.)
BL Beamline
BLDG BuiLDinG
BLWS Beam Line Wire Scanner
BMP Bit MaP (Windows)
BMS Beamspill Monitoring System or Building Mechanical Systems
BNC Bayonet connector and its two inventors: Paul Neill and Carl Concelman or Berkeley Nucleonics Corp.
BNL Brookhaven National Laboratory
BNMR Beta-detected Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
BNQR Beta-detected Nuclear Quadrupole Resonance
BO Back Ordered
BOM Board Of Management (TRIUMF)
BOP Break Out Panel
BOREX Solar neutrino experiment (Gran Sasso, Italy)
BP Backing Pump or Boiling Point
BPA Backflow Prevention Assembly (water systems)
BPF Band Pass Filter
BPM Beam Position Monitor
BPR Beam Properties Request (form)
BRIF Beijing Rare Ion Facility (China)
BRMD Bureau of Radiation and Medical Devices (Canada)
BSL Beijing Synchrotron Light Source
BSM Beam Spill Monitor
BSRF Beijing Synchrotron Radiation Facility
BST Beam STop
BTF Beam Test Facility (LBNL/LBL)
BUN Beamlines Update Notice
BUNCH BUNCHer
BV Backing Valve
 
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C Capacitance (micro Farads) or velocity of light or Control or Conventional or Celsius or Centre or Circumference or Collector
CA Controlled Access or Chemistry Annex (TRIUMF) or Channel Access (EPICS)
CAD Computer Aided : Design / Drawing / Drafting
CAE Canadian Academy of Engineering
CAHS Canadian Academy of Health Sciences
CAI Computer Aided Instruction
CAL CALibration
CAM Computer Aided Manufacturing / Machining or Continuous Air Monitor
CAMAC Computer Automated Measurement And Control (system)
CAMD Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devices (Baton Rouge)
CAMS Cambridge Accelerator for Materials Science
CANARIE CANada's Advanced Research and Innovation Network
CANDU Canadian Deuterium Uranium (nuclear reactor)
CAP Capacitance or Canadian Association of Physicists or Center for Accelerator Physics (BNL)
CARIF China Advanced Rare Ion Facility (see: CIAE)
CAS Card Access System
CASA Centre for Advanced Studies in Accelerators
CASRAI Consortia Advancing Standards in Research Administration Information (also see: NCE)
CASE Computer Aided Software Engineering
CAT Computerized Axial Tomography (technique)
CB Circuit Breaker or Correction Bender
CBPF Brasilian Center for Physics Research (Rio de Janeiro)
CC Crate Controller or Camac Crate or Carbon Copy
CCB Common Correction Bender
CCD Charge-Coupled Device
CCECE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering
CCG Cold Cathode Gauge
CCITT Comite Consultatif International de Telegraphie et Telephonie
CCL Contamination Control Limit or Computer to Computer Link
CCM Centre for Comparative Medicine (UBC)
CCN Core Computing and Networking (TRIUMF)
CCOHS Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (Hamilton, Canada)
CCS Central Control System (TRIUMF) or Canadian Cancer Society
CCT Circuit
CCW Counter ClockWise
CD ConDuctivity or Compact Disk or CAMAC Diagnostics (TRIUMF Central Control System: subsystem designator)
CDF Collider Detector at Fermilab
CDMS Cryogenic Dark Matter Search
CDRD Centre for Drug Research and Development (Vancouver)
CDS Cold Distribution System
CDST Cold Distribution System Trunk line
CEBAF Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility (JLAB, USA)
CEBAF-FEL Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility, Free Electron Laser
CECR Centre of Excellence for Commercialization and Research (at TRIUMF)
CEGEP College d'Enseignement General Et Professionnel (fr. Quebec, College of General and Vocational Education)
CELSIUS Accelerator Facility (Uppsala Sweden)
CEM Channel Electron Multiplier
CERI Centre d'Etude t de Recherche par Irradiation (Orleans, France)
CERN Centre Europeen pour la Recherche Nucleaire or European Council for Nuclear Research (Geneva)
CERN-EA CERN Energy Amplifier
CESR Cornell Electron-Positron Storage Ring
CF Ceiling Fan or Compact Flash (card)
CFAT Computer Facilities At TRIUMF
CFBS Collinear Fast Beam laser Spectroscopy
CFD Constant Fraction Discriminator
CFELS Center for Free Electron Laser Studies (Santa Barbara)
CFI Canadian Foundation for Innovation
CFL Compact Fluorescent Lamp
CFM Cubic Feet per Minute
CFPT Certified Fire Protection Technician
CFREF Canada First Research Excellence Fund
CG Convectron Gauge
CGA Colour Graphics Adapter
CH CHiller
CHAOS Canadian High-Acceptance Orbit Spectrometer (TRIUMF)
CHAPS Controls Hardware Personnel
CHARGEX Charge Exchange
CHEER Canadian High-Energy Electron Ring (FNAL)
CHORUS CERN Hybrid Oscillation Research Apparatus (CERN)
CHWR CHilled Water Return (also see CWR)
CHWS CHilled Water Supply (also see CWS)
CI Contact Input
CIAE China Institute of Atomic Energy
CIHR Canadian Institutes of Health Research
CINP Canadian Institutes of Nuclear Physics
CIO Chief Information Officer (TRIUMF)
CIPM Comite International des Poids et Mesures (International Committee of Weights and Measures, France)
CISR Canadian Institute for Synchrotron Radiation (London)
CLA Canadian Liquid Air (now Air Liquide)
CLEO charm physics program (see CESR)
CLI Command Language Interpreter
CLIC Compact LInear Collider (CERN)
CLIO Centre Laser Infro-rouge Orsay (Orsay France)
CLP CLiPboard (Windows)
CLS Canadian Light Source (synchrotron, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan)
CM Combination Magnet or Center of Mass or Career Merit (TRIUMF , Technicians Pay Step)
CMS Compact Muon Solenoid (detector at LHC, CERN)
CLUT Colour Look-Up Table (see RGB)
CMMS Centre for Molecular & Materials Science (TRIUMF)
CMOS Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor
CMS Compact Muon Solenoid (CERN)
CNRS Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (Paris, France)
CNA Canadian Nuclear Association
CNC Computer Numerical Control
CNRF Cold Neutron Research Facility
CNRS Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (National Center of Scientific Research, France)
CNS Canadian Nuclear Society
CNSC Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
CO Contact Output
COBOL Common Business Oriented Language
COG Center Of Gravity
COLL Collimator
COM Communications (port)
COMP Compressor
COMPASS COmmon Muon Proton Apparatus for Structure and Spectroscopy (CERN)
CONFORM COnstruction of a Non-scaling FAAG for Oncology Research and Medicine (Daresbury)
CORALNet Canadian Operational Research Aerosol Lidar Network (at UBC)
COSY Cooler Synchrotron (Juelich, Germany)
CP Correction Plate or Cryo Pump or CaPping (pressure) or Centering Probe or Channel Plate or Candle Power or Cold Plate
CPDC Centre for Probe Development and Commercialization (McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario)
CPI Communications & Power Industries (California, USA)
CPLR CouPLeR   (RF , TRIUMF)
CPM Counts Per Minute
CPPL Columbia University Plasma Physics Laboratory
CPR Capactive PRobe or CardioPulmonary Resuscitation
CPS Characters Per Second
CPT Canadian Penning Trap
CPU Central Processing Unit
CQ Correction Quadrupole
CR Control Room or Counting Room or Chart Recorder
CRC Cyclic Redundancy Code or Canadian Research Chemicals
CRDL (TOYOTA) Central Research and Development Laboratory (Japan)
CREATE Collaborative REsearch And Training Experience (NSERC program)
CRESST Cryogenic Rare Event Search with Superconducting Thermometers (Gran Sasso, Italy)
CRI Canadian Research Institute (Industries) or Colour Rendering Index
CRM Central Region Model (built in the TRIUMF Main Office Building, decommissioned)
CRNL Chalk River Nuclear Laboratories (Deep River, Ontario)
CRP Coordinated Research Project
CRPA Canadian Radiation Protection Agency
CRPP Centre for Research in Particle Physics (Carleton University)
CRT Cathode Ray Tube
CRYRING Accelerator Facility (Stockholm, Sweden)
CS Current Sensor
CSA Canadian Standards Association or Canadian Space Agency
CSB Charge State Booster or Charge Symmetry Breaking
CSC China Scholarship Council
CSD ChargeState Discriminator
CSF ChargeState Fraction
CSM Controllable Signal Module (Fire Alarm System)
CSO Chief Safety Officer (TRIUMF)
CSS Central Safety System
CT Cooling Tower(s)
CTA Chernoff Thompson Architects
C-TAU TAU Factory (Dubna, Russia)
CTS Converter Test Stand (TRIUMF e-Linac) or Chicago Telephone System (of Canada)
Cu-ALCW Copper (Cu) Active Low Conductivity Water (TRIUMF)
Cu-LCW Copper (Cu) Low Conductivity Water (TRIUMF)
CUE Canadian University Employee
CUPC Canadian Undergraduate Physics Conference
CV Cusp source Vacuum system (I3) (TRIUMF Central Control System: subsystem designator)
CVD Chemical Vapour Deposition Lab (TRIUMF, MOB Rm 35)
CW Continuous Wave or ClockWise
CWR Cold (or Cooling) Water Return (also see CHWR)
CWS Cold (or Cooling) Water Supply (also see CHWs)
CX Career Excellence (TRIUMF , Technicians Pay Step)
CYC Cyclotron
CYC OPS 500 MeV Cyclotron OperationS Group (TRIUMF)
CYCLONE Accelerator Facility (cyclotron) (Louvain, Belgium)
CZM Conventional Zone Module (Fire Alarm System)
 
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D Day or Date or Diode or Diameter
DA Distribution Amplifier
DAC Digital to Analog Converter or Derived Air Concentration
DAFNE (DAPHNE) Double Annular Factory For Nice Experiments (LNF, Italy)
DAMA DArk MAtter (Gran Sasso)
DAP Data Access Protocol
DAQ Data AcQuisition (also see DDAQ)
DAS Data Acquisition Schedule
DASS Dual Arm Spectrometer System
DB Diagnostics Box or dB deciBel
DBE Differential Branch Extender
DBMS Data Base Management System
DBS Diagnostics Box Special
DC Direct Current or Duty Cycle or Direct Capture
DCCT Direct Current , Current Transformer
DCD Direct Current Deflector
DCI Accelerator Facility (Orsay, France)
DCL DEC Command Language
DCW Domestic Cold Water
DD Date (numerically)
DDAQ Digital Data AcQuisition
DDC Distributed Digital Control (system)
DDIF Digital Document Interchange Format
DDS Daily Downtime Summary
DE Defining Electrode
DEAP Dark matter Experiment with Argon and Pulse-shaped discrimination
DEC DEContaminate or Digital Equipment Corporation
DEF Deflector (also see Inflector)
DELPHI Detector with Lepton Photon and Hadron Identification (CERN)
DELTA Dortmunder Elektronen Testspeicher Ring Anlage (Dortmund, Germany)
DESCANT DEuterated SCintillator Array for Neutron Tagging
DESY Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (Hamburg, Germany)
DECT Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications
DEV Development (computer cluster)
DF Duty Factor
DFELL Duke University Free Electron Laser Laboratory
DFSD Deputy Fire Safety Director (TRIUMF)
DFT Defeat / Defeated or Density-Functional Theory
DG Diesel Generator or Data General or DiaGnostics (TRIUMF Central Control System: subsystem designator)
DH Division Head
DHW Domestic Hot Water (supply)
DHWR Domestic Hot Water Return
DHWS Domestic Hot Water Supply
DHWT Domestic Hot Water Tank
DIAMOND DIAMOND Light Source (proposed at Daresbury Lab (near Warrington England, built at RAL)
DICOM DIagnostics COMmittee
DIIASPI DIfferential Input Amplifier with SetPoint Indicator
DIGI DIGItal controller
DIICON DIgital Interlock CONtroller
DIN Deutsches Institut for Normung (German Institute for Standardization)
DIP Dual In-line Package
DIR DIRector or DIRectory/(ies)
DIS DISabled or DISplay (computer)
DL Daresbury Laboratory (Daresbury, UK)
DM Dump Module or Display Manager
DMA Direct Memory Address
DMM Digital Multi-Meter
DNP Division of Nuclear Physics (CAP)
DOC DOCument (Microsoft word format)
DOE Department Of Energy (USA)
DONUT Direct Observation of the Nu Tau (FNL)
DORIS Doppel-(double) Ring Synchrotron (DESY)
DOS Disk Operating System
DP Diffusion Pump, Differential Pressure or Data Processing
DRA DRAgon spectrometer (TRIUMF)
DRAGON Detector of Recoils And Gammas Of Nuclear reactions (TRIUMF)
DRAM Dynamic Random Access Memory
DRD Direct Reading Dosimeter
DREB Direct Reactions with Exotics Beams
DRL Derived Released Limits
DRV DRiVe
DS Duct Smoke detector (fire alarm system)
DSB Transfer line from DTL to SCB (TRIUMF)
DSL Doppler Shift Lifetimes facility (TRIUMF)
DSO Divisional or Departmental Safety Officer(s)  (TRIUMF)
DSP Digital Signal Processing
DSR Digital Standard Runoff
DSSSD Double-Sided Silicon Strip Detector
DST Daylight Saving Time
DT Down Time
DTL Drift Tube LINAC
DUET DUal purpose Experiment at TRIUMF
DVD Digital Video Disk
DVI Digital Visual Interface (DVI-D digital only, DVI-A analog only, DVI-I digital & analog)
DVM Digital Volt Meter
DVR Digital Video Recorder
DVU Dee Voltage Utility
DWG DraWinG (CAD drawing format)
 
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E Electric field (Volts) or Electron or Exponentaition or Emitter or East
E-HALL Electron HALL - future electron Linac location [formerly PH (Proton Hall)] (TRIUMF)
EABD Electron Accelerator Beam Dump   (TRIUMF)
EABT Electron Accelerator Beam Transport   (TRIUMF)
EACA Electron ACcelerator A   (TRIUMF)
EACB Electron ACcelerator B   (TRIUMF)
EAGLE Experiment for Accurate Gamma, Lepton and Energy measurements (ATLAS collaboration)
EAP Employee Assistance Program (provider)   (TRIUMF)
EB Electrostatic Bender
EBCO Eppich Brothers COmpany (Richmond, BC) also see: ACSI
EBF Exotic Beam Facility (Argonne, USA)
EBIS Electron Beam Ion Source
EBIT Electron Beam Ion Trap
EBITBL Electron Beam Ion Trap Beam Line
EBO Electron Beam Only (TRIUMF, ARIEL RMS detectors)
EBSD Electron Backscatter Diffraction Analysis
EBW Electron Beam Welding
EC Executive Committee
ECAL Electromagnetic CALorimeter
ECO Engineering Change Order
ECOM Emergency COMmunications
ECR Electron Cyclotron Resonance or Engineering Change Request
ECRIS Electron Cyclotron Resonance Ion Source
ECT European Centre for Theoretical Studies in Nuclear Physics and Related Areas (Trento, Italy)
ECUAD Emily Carr University of Art + Design
ED Electric Dipole
EDGR EDit GRaphics (software)
EDM Electrical Discharge Machining or Extensible Display Manager or Electric Dipole Moment
EDP Electric DiPole
EE Extraction Electrode
EEC Experiment Evaluation Committee (TRIUMF)
EEPROM Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
EF Exhaust Fan
EGA Enhanced Graphics Adapter
EGO European Gravitational Observatory (Italy)
EGUN Electron GUN   (TRIUMF)
EGP Static Accelerator Facility (Helsinki, Finland)
EH Electron Hall - future electron Linac location [formerly PH (Proton Hall)] (TRIUMF)
EHAT Electron High energy A beam Transport   (TRIUMF)
EHBT Electron High energy B beam Transport   (TRIUMF)
EHBTE Electron High energy Beam Transport East   (TRIUMF)
EHBTW Electron High energy Beam Transport West   (TRIUMF)
EHCBX E-Linac Helium Cold Box   (TRIUMF)
EHCD E-Linac Helium Cold Distribution   (TRIUMF)
EHD Electron High energy Dump   (TRIUMF)
EHDEW E-Linac Helium DEWar   (TRIUMF)
EHDNV Electron High energy Dump Nuclear Ventilation   (TRIUMF)
EHDT Electron High energy Dump Transport   (TRIUMF)
EHGAS E-Linac Helium Gas Analyzing System   (TRIUMF)
EHGMS E-Linac Helium Gas Management System   (TRIUMF)
EHGS E-Linac Helium Gas Storage   (TRIUMF)
EHMC E-Linac Helium Main Compressor   (TRIUMF)
EHNV E-Hall Nuclear Ventilation   (TRIUMF)
EHPS E-Linac Helium Purification System   (TRIUMF)
EHRPC E-Linac Helium Recovery/Purification Compressor   (TRIUMF)
EH&S Environment Health and Safety (TRIUMF, Office of)
EHSAS E-Linac Helium Sub-Atmospheric System   (TRIUMF)
EHV Extra High Voltage
EHWP E-Linac Warm Piping   (TRIUMF)
EINJ Electron INJector cryo-module   (TRIUMF e-Linac)
EL Element or Elevation or Exposure Limit
ELBD Electron Low energy Beam Dump   (TRIUMF)
ELBT Electron Low energy Beam Transport   (TRIUMF)
ELC Employee Liaison Committee
ELCR E-Linac Control Room (TRIUMF)
ELENA Extra Low ENergy Antiprotons
ELETTRA Accelerator Facility (Trieste, Italy)
ELEV ELEVator or ELEVation
ELFE Accelerator Facility (Clermont-Ferrand, France)
ELNS E-Linac Liquid Nitrogen System   (TRIUMF)
ELog Electronic Logbook
ELR End of Line Resistor (fire alarm system)
ELSA Electron Stretcher Accelerator Facility (Bonn, Germany)
EM Entrance Module , Exit Module or Electrostatic Mirror
EMBD Electron Merger Beam Dump   (TRIUMF)
EMBT Electron Merger Beam Transport   (TRIUMF)
EMERG EMERGency
EMF ElectroMotive Force (Volts)
EMIT EMmITtance (apparatus)
EMMA ElectroMagnetic Mass Analyser (recoil spectrometer, TRIUMF) or Experiment with MultiMuon Array or Electron Machine with Many Applitions
EMS ElectroMagnetic Separator
EMULT Electron MULTiplier
ENA Enabled
ENEA Italian National Agency for New Technology, Energy & Environment (Rome,Italy)
EN TANDEM EN Tandem Van de Graaff (Oak Ridge)
EOB End Of Beam
EOD End Of Day
EOECM Electron gun Operating Envelope Current Monitor   (TRIUMF e-Linac)
EOF End Of File
EOJ End Of Job
EOL End Of Line
EOS End Of Shift
EOW End Of Week
EPA Electron Positron Accumulator (CERN) or Environmental Protection Agency (USA)
EPICS Experimental Physics and Industrial Control System
EPM Emergency Preparedness Manager
ERM Emergency Response Manager (TRIUMF)
EPP Emergency Preparedness Plan (TRIUMF) or Experimental Particle Physics Group (Melbourne, Australia)
EPROM Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
EPS Encapsulated PostScript (format)
ERA Engineering Research Assistant (TRIUMF)
ERBD Electron Re-circulation Beam Dump (10 MeV)   (TRIUMF)
ERBT Electron Re-circulation Beam Ttansport   (TRIUMF)
ERD Entity Relationship Diagram
ERICH VAX mainframe computer
ERP Emergency Response Plan (TRIUMF) or Enterprise Resource Planning system (TRIUMF) or Effective Radiated Power
ERR Error
ES ElectroStatic
ESB ElectroStatic Bender
ESF European Science Foundation (France)
ESR Electrical Services Room or Experimental Storage Ring (GSI, Darmstadt, Germany)
ESRF European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (Grenoble, France)
ESS European Spallation Source (proposed, to be built in Lund, Sweden)
ET Extra Thumbwheel (numbers) (TRIUMF Central Control System: subsystem designator)
ETA Estimated Time of Arrival
ETTP Exploitation des Techniques de Pointe en Physique (TRIUMF , also see AAPS (En.) )
EUTERPE Eindhoven University of TEchnology Ring for Protons and Electrons
EV Ehlers source Vacuum system (I4) (TRIUMF Central Control System: subsystem designator)
EXO Enriched Xenon Observatory (USA)
EXPHAL EXPerimental HALL
EXTR EXTRaction probe (1, 2A, 2C, 4)
 
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F Frequency (Hertz) or Fast (valve) or Fuse or Focal length or Fahrenheit
FA Fire Alarm
FAA First Aid Attendant or Fire Alarm Annunciator
FAS Fire Alarm System
FATE FEL Amplifier Test Experiment (SNL)
FBK FeedBacK
FC Faraday Cup or Faraday Cage
FCAL Forward CALorimeter (ATLAS)
FCMP Frontiers of Condensed Matter Physics (workshops 2015)
FD Fire Department
FDDI Fiber Distribution Data Interface
FDM Frequency Division Multiplexing
FEB Front End Boards (for FCAL)
FEBIAD Forced Electron Beam Ion Arc Discharge
FEL Free Electron Laser
FELI Free Electron Laser Research Institute Inc. (Osaka, Japan)
FELIX FEL at FOM Nijmegen (Utrecht, Netherlands)
FERFICON FERtile to FIssile CONversion (TRIUMF)
FET Field Effect Transistor
FF Forced Flow
FFAG Fixed-Field Alternating-Gradient accelerators
FFC Fast Faraday Cup
FFS Fertile and Fissile Substances or Fringe Field Switching
FFT Fast Fourier Transform
FFTB Final Focus Test Beam (SNL)
FG Flow Gauge
FGD Fine Grained Detector (T2K, J-PARC)
FIFO First In First Out
FIL Filament
FILO First In Last Out
FINUDA FIsica NUcleare a DAfne (magnetic spectrometer)
FLIR Forward Looking Infrared Radiometer
FLOPS Floating point Operations Per Second
FM Frequency Modulation or Modification
FMI Fermilab Main Injector (FNAL)
FNAL Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab, Chicago)
FNF Fast Neutron Facility (BL2C1) or Fault Not Found or File Not Found
FOCUS FOtoproduction of Charm Upgraded Spectrometer (FNAL)
FODO Focussing, nOn-focussing, Defocussing, nOn-defocussing element(s) arrangement
FORTRAN Formula Translation
FPP Fire Potection Procedures or Plan (TRIUMF)
FPT Fire Potection Technician
FPV Flow Porportional Valve
FQRNT Le Fonds Quebecois de la Recherche sur la Nature et les Technologies
FR Fault Report or Faraday Rotation or Frequency Response
FRIB Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (MSU)
FSD Fire Safety Director (TRIUMF)
FSM Ferrite Steering Magnet
FSS Facility Services and Support (TRIUMF)
FST Frozen Spin Target
FSUT Florida State University Tandem Van de Graff
FSW Flow SWitch
FSYRE The Erich Vogt First Year Student Research Experience Award (UBC)
FT Fast Target
FTE Full Time Equivalent
FTM Flight Time Monitor
FTP File Transfer Protocol
FV Fast Valve
FW Floor Warden
FWD Forward
FWHM Full Width at Half of Maximum amplitude
FWS Fast Wire Scanner
FYP Five-Year Plan
FYPC Five-Year Planning Committee
FYSRE First Year Summer Research Experience (TRIUMF)
FZK ForschungsZentrum Karslruhe Germany)
FZR Forchungzentrum Rossendorf (Accelerator Facility)
 
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G Gauss, or Ground level or conductance (mhO)
G0 G zero
GA Grating Accelerator (BNL)
GALLEX Gallium Experiment (Gran Sasso, Italy)
GANIL Grand Accelerateur National d'Ions Lourds (Caen, France)
GAT Ground Arm Tip or Ground arm Adjustable Tip (+ motors & drives etc., TRIUMF)
GE Ground Electrode
GELI GErmanium LIthium (detector)
GEN GENerator
GEN IV GENeration IV Nuclear Energy Systems (see: GIF)
GENSET Motor - GENerator SET-up (e.g. diesel engine generator)
GeV Giga electron Volts
GF Ground Fault (current)
GFCI Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter
GFI Ground Fault circuit Interrupter
GHS Gas Handling Shack (TRIUMF)
GIF Graphics Interchange Format or Generation IV International Forum
GIGO Garbage In, Garbage Out
GKS Graphical Kernel System
GL Graded LAM or Group Leader
GLA Gaerttner Linear Accelerator (Troy, USA)
GLAM Graded Look At Me
GLAST Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope (FNAL)
GMT Greenwich Mean Time - (superseded by UTC)
GND GrouND
GPIB General Purpose Interface Buss
GPM Gallons Per Minute
GPS General Purpose Station or Global Positioning System
GRA Graded Risk Assessment
GRIFFIN Gamma-Ray Infrastructure For Fundamental Investigations of Nuclei (TRIUMF)
GSC Global Slow Control system or Grand Selection Committee (NSERC)
GSI Gesellschaft fur SchwerIonenforschung (Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Research GmbH, Darmstadt, Germany)
GST Goods and Services Tax
GUI Graphical Users Interface
GUTS Grand Unified Theories
GV Gate Valve
GVB Gate Valve Beamline
GVC Gate Valve Cryopump
 
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H Hour or Planck's constant or enthalpy
HALCW High Active Low Conductivity Water
HALO Helium And Lead Observatory for Supernova Neutrinos (SNOLAB)
HAZMAT HAZardous MATerials (Storage Building)
HC Harmonic Coil
HCL Harvard Cyclotron Laboratory (Cambridge, USA)
HCM Helium Conservation or Containment Module
HD Heat Detector (fire alarm system)
HDD Hard Disk Drive
HDLC High level Data Link Control
HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface
HE High Energy (probe)
HEAT High-Energy Antimatter Telescope (NASA)
HEBT High Energy Beam Transport
HEC Hadronic End Cap (ATLAS)
HEP High Energy Physics
HEPA High Efficiency Particulate Air (filter)
HEPAP High Energy Physics Advisory Panel
HEPiX High Energy Physics Unix information eXchange
HEPNET High Energy Physics NETwork
HERA Hadronen-Elektronen Ring Anlage (Hadron-Electron Ring Accelerator, DESY)
HERACLES HEavy-ion Reaction Array for the Characterization of Light Excited Systems (TRIUMF, formerly Chalk River/Laval array)
HERMES High Energy Radiation Megavolt Electron Source (SNL) or HERa Measurements of Spin
HEX Heat EXchanger or Hexadecimal
HF High Frequency
HFE Human Factors Engineering
HFEPP Human Factors Engineering Program Plan (TRIUMF)
HID High Intensity Discharge
HIGS High-Intensity Gamma Source (Duke U.)
HIMAC Heavy Ion Synchrotron for Medical Applications, Chiba-shi (Japan)
HIPS High Intensity Polarized Source
HLL High Level Language
HMI Human Machine Interface
HOPG Highly-Oriented Pyrolytic Graphite (TRIUMF, extraction foil material)
HP Holding Pump or Hewlett Packard
HPF High Pass Filter
HPGL Hewlett-Packard Graphics Language
HPL High Power testing Laboratory (Powertech , B.C. Hydro)
HPRF High Power Radio Frequency
HPS High-Pressure Sodium (lamp)
HPT High Power Target
HQP Highly Qualified People
HR Human Resources
HRIBF Holifield Radioactive Ion Beam Facility (Oak Ridge)
HRMS High Resolution Mass Separator
HRS High Resolution Spectrometer or Hours
HST HydroStatic Testing or Harmonized Sales Tax
HSV Helium Supply Valve
HT High Tension (high voltage) or HeaTer
HTML HyperText Markup Language
HTR Heater
HV High Voltage or High Vacuum
HVAC Heating Ventilating and Air Conditioning
HVL Half Value Layer
HVPS High Voltage Power Supply
HWR Hot Water Return
HWS Hot Water Supply
HZY Hauptabteilung Zyklotron Zyklotron (Karlsruhe, Germany)
 
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I Electrical current (Amperes)
I1 Ion source # 1 (TRIUMF Central Control System: subsystem designator)
I2 Ion source # 2 (TRIUMF Central Control System: subsystem designator)
I3 Ion source # 3 (TRIUMF Central Control System: subsystem designator)
I4 Ion source # 4 (TRIUMF Central Control System: subsystem designator)
I/O Input/Output
IAC International Advisory Committee or Instrument Advisory Committee
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency
IAMI Institute for Accelerator-based Medical Isotopes
IAPS Institute for Advanced Physics Studies
IARC Illinois Accelerator Research Center (at Fermilab)
IB Injection Beamline or ISIS Beamline (TRIUMF Central Control System: subsystem designator)
IBA Ion Beam materials research laboratory Accelerator (SNL)
IBCS ISAC Building Control System (TRIUMF)
IBF Isotope Beam Facility
IBM International Business Machines
IBOP Input Break Out Panel
IBP In-Beam Polarimeter
IBPM In-Beam Position Monitor
IBRMS Ion Beam Radiation Monitoring System
IBS Institute for Basic Science (Korea)
IC Integrated Circuit or Ionization Chamber or Intercom
ICALEPCS International Conference on Accelerator and Large Experimental Physics Control Systems
ICARUS (Group A. Rubbia @ CERN)
ICCA International Conference on Cyclotrons and their Applications
ICD Inventory Change Document
ICFA International Committee for Future Accelerators
ICHEP International Conference on High Energy Physics
ICM Injector CryoModule
ICR Ion Source Control Room
ICRP International Commission on Radiological Protection
ICRR Institute for Cosmic Ray Research (Japan)
ICS ISAC Collection Station (TRIUMF)
ICTP International Centre for Theoretical Physics (Trieste, Italy)
ID IDentification or Intellignet Detector (fire alarm system)
IEC International Electrotechnical Commission
IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
IFAA Industrial First Aid Attendant
IG Ion Gauge
IGISOL Ion Guide Isotope Separator On-Line (Jyvaskyla, Finland)
IGLIS Ion-Guide Laser Ion Source
IGOR Input Gate Output Register
IHE ISAC High Energy beam transport (TRIUMF)
IHEP Institute of High Energy Physics (Beijing, China)
IIP Innovations and Industrial Partnerships program (TRIUMF)
IIS ISAC Implantation Station (TRIUMF)
ILC International Linear Collider
ILCSC International Linear Collider Steering Committee
ILE ISAC Low energy Experimental beamline(s) (TRIUMF)
ILEC Accelerator Facility (Eindoven, Netherlands)
ILG ISAC Low Energy beam GPS (TRIUMF)
ILSE Induction Linac Systems Experiments (Berkeley, USA)
ILT ISAC Low Energy beam Transport (TRIUMF)
ILY ISAC Low energy Yield station (TRIUMF)
ILZ ISAC Low Energy MeZzanine
IMG Inverted Magnetron Gauge
IMS ISAC Mass Seperator (TRIUMF)
IMSL International Mathematical and Statistical Library
INCITE Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (US DOE program)
INDICO INtegrated DIgital COnference (conference system software by CERN)
INDUS Center for Advanced Technology (Indore, India)
INF Inflector (also see deflector)
INFN Institutio Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (Rome, Italy)
INSS International Neutrino Summer School
INP Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics (Novosibirsk, Russia) or Skobeltsyn Institute of Nuclear Physics (Moscow, Russia)
INPC International Nuclear Physics Conference , (2010 at TRIUMF, 2013 in Italy)
INS Institute of Nuclear Studies (Tokyo, Japan)
INSP INSPection
INT Institute for Nuclear Theory (Seattle, USA)
INTDS International Nuclear Target Development Society
INTEGRAL INTErnational Gamma-Ray Astrophysics Lab (satellite)
IN2P3 Institut National de Physique Nucleaire et de Physique des Particules (Paris, France)
IOC Input Output Controller / Computer
ION ISAC Operations Note (TRIUMF)
IOP Institute Of Physics (London, UK)
IOPS ISAC OPerationS group (TRIUMF)
IOS ISAC Off-line Source (TRIUMF)
IP Ion Pump or Internet Protocol
IPA Intermediate Power Amplifier or Indian Physics Association (Mumbai, India)
IPG Isotope Production Group (TRIUMF)
IPM Intensity Profile Monitor
IPMU Institute for the Physics and Mathmetics of the Universe (University of Tokyo, Kashiwa city)
IPNS Intense Pulsed Neutron Source (ANL, Argonne, USA)
IPNO Institut de Physique Nucleaire Orsay (Orsay, France)
IPP Institute of Particle Physics (Toronto, Canada)
IPS ISAC Pre-Separator (TRIUMF)
IR Infrared
IRAP Industrial Research Assistance Program (see: NRC Canada)
IRIL Interm Radio-Isotope Laboratory
IRIS ISAC Charged Particle Spectroscopy Station (TRIUMF)
IRMS ISAC Radiation Monitoring System (TRIUMF)
IRP Income Replacement Plan   (TRIUMF, long-term disability plan)
IRPS International Reliability Physics Symposium
ISA Institute for Storage Ring Facilities Aarhus (Aarhus, Denmark)
ISAC Isotope Separator and ACcelerator (TRIUMF)
ISIS Ion Source and Injection System (TRIUMF) [also a spallation neutron source at RAL]
ISL IsoSpin Laboratory (Saitama, Japan)
ISMS International Society for MuSR (μSR) Spectroscopy (RAL, Oxfordshire UK)
ISO International Standards Organization (Geneva, Switzerland) or Industrial Safety Officer (TRIUMF)
ISOL Isotope Separator On-Line (TRIUMF)
ISOLDE ISOL Facility for production of Radoactive Ion Beams (CERN)
ISOSIM ISOtopes for ScIence and Medicine (TRIUMF program)
ISS ISAC Safety System (TRIUMF) or International Space Station
IS&T Information Systems & Technology (TRIUMF)
IT Information Technology
ITAP Isotope Technology Acceleration Program
ITC ISAC Target Cooling
ITCMP ISAC Target Cooling Mechanical Pump
ITE ISAC Target East (BL2A3)
ITH ISAC Target Hall
ITM ISAC Target Module (storage area)
ITP Individual Training Plan
ITW ISAC Target West (BL2A2)
IUAC Inter University Accelerator Centre (New Delhi, India)
IUCF Indiana University Cyclotron Facility (Bloomington, USA)
IUPAC International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (Zürich, Switzerland)
IUPAP International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (London, UK)
IV Isolation Valve or ISIS Beamline Vacuum (TRIUMF Central Control System: subsystem designator)
IWCL International Workshop on Linear Colliders
 
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J Joules
J-PARC Japan Proton Accelerator Research Complex (Tokai, Japan)
J-T Joule-Thomson [effect , valve ]
JACoW Joint Accelerator Conferences Website
JACS Journal of the American Chemical Society
JAEA Japan Atomic Energy Agency (Ibaraki, Japan)
JAERI Japanese Atomic Energy Research Institute
JFET Junction Field Effect Transistor
JHF Japanese Hadron Facility (J-PARC, Japan)
JHP Japan Hadron Project (Tsukuba, Japan)
JHSC Joint Health and Safety Committee (TRIUMF)
JINA Joint Institute for Nuclear Astrophysics (MSU, USA)
JINR Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (Dubna, Russia: SYNCHROPHASOTRON, NUCLOTRON)
JLAB Jefferson LABoratory [Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility] (Newport News, USA)
JLC Japan Linear Collider (Tsukuba, Japan)
JPEG Joint Photographic Experts Group (format)
JPM Job Performance Measure
JSON JavaScript Object Notation
JSPS Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
JYFL JYvaskyla University Physics Cyclotron (Jyvaskyla, Finland)
 
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K Contactor or Relay or temperature in degrees Kelvin
K2K KEK to Kamioka (Japan)
KAON Kaon Antiproton Other-hadron Neutrino factory (TRIUMF, cancelled February 1994)
KARMEN Dortmunder Elektronen Testspeicher Ring Anlage (Dortmund, Germany)
KEK Kou Enerugi Kenkyu Kiko, (High-Energy Accelerator Research Organization, Tsukuba, Japan)
KENS KEK Neutron Scattering Facility, Spallation Source (KEK)
KF50 Klamp Flange 50mm diameter (various)
KFA Kernforchungszenstrum Accelerator (Juelich, Germany)
KFK Kernforschungszentrum Karlsruhe (nuclear physics research center, Karlsruhe, Germany)
KIT Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany)
KLOE K-LOng Experiment at the phi-factory DAPhNE (Frascati, Italy)
KOPIO K zero PIzero experiment at Brookhaven
KPS Klystron Power Supply
KRL Kellogg Radiation Lab Pelletron Accelerator (Pasadena, USA)
KSU Kansas State University Tandem Accelerator (Manhattan, KS, USA)
KVI Kernfysisch Versneller Instituut (Groningen, Netherlands)
K4-K10 Heavy Ion Storage Ring Complex (Dubna, Russia)
K70 AVF K70 RIKEN Research Center Cyclotron (Wako, Japan)
K540 RRC K540 RIKEN Research Center Ring Cyclotron (Wako, Japan)
 
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L Litre or Inductance (Henries) or Floor Level above ground (L1, L2, L3 etc.)
LAC Large Angle Configuration (for the TRIUMF MRS)
LADD Laboratory for Advanced Detector Development (TRIUMF)
LAIR Laboratory for Atomic Imaging Research (UBC)
LAL Laboratoire de l'Accelerateur Lineaire (Orsay, France)
LALCW Low Active Low Conductivity Water
LAM Look At Me
LAMPF Los Alamos Meson Physics Facility (Los Alamos, USA)
LAN Local Area Network
LANL Los Alamos National Laboratories (Los Alamos, USA)
LANSCE Los Alamos Neutron Science Center (Los Alamos, USA)
LAP LAser Probing
LASA Laboratorio Acceleratori e Superconduttivita Applicata (INFN, Milano, Italy))
LASER Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation
LAT Local Area : Terminal , Transport
LAVC Local Area Vax Cluster
LBL Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory (Berkeley, USA)
LBNL Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley, USA)
LC Linear Collider
LCB Linear Collider Board
LCC Linear Collider Collaboration
LCD Liquid Crystal Display
LCLS Linac Coherent Light Source (SLAC, Menlo Park, USA)
LCoS Liquid Crystal on Silicon
LCW Low Conductivity Water
LD 50 Lethal Dose to kill 50%
LE Low Energy (probe)
LEAP Low Energy Antiproton Physics
LEAR Low Energy Antiproton Ring (CERN, closed 1996 see LEIR)
LEIR Low Energy Ion Ring (CERN, converted from the LEAR facility)
LEBT Low Energy Beam Transport
LEED Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design , (Canadian Green Building Rating System)
LED Light Emitting Diode
LEIR Low Energy Ion Ring (CERN)
LEL Lower Explosive Limit
LEP Large Electron Positron Collider (CERN)
LEPP Laboratory for Elementary Particle Physics (Ithaca, New York)
LET Linear Energy Transfer
LF Low Frequency
LFL Lower Flammable Limit
LHC Large Hadron Collider (CERN)
LHC-B Large Hadron Collider -B Experiment (CERN)
LHCb Large Hadron Collider beauty (at LHC, CERN)
LHCf Large Hadron Collider forward (at LHC, CERN)
LHE Liquid Helium or Laboratory for High Energies (JINR, Dubna, Russia)
LIFO Last In First Out
LIGO Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (USA)
LIL Linear Injector for LEP (CERN)
LINAC LINear ACcelerator
LIS Laser Ion Source
LISA Accelerator Facility, Superconducting Linac (INFN)
LLE Loss of Life Expectancy
LLNL Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (Livermore, USA)
LLRF Low Level Radio Frequency
LLWI Lake Louise Winter Institute
LMU Ludwig Maximilian University Accelerator (Munich, Germany)
LMT Limit
LN2 Liquid Nitrogen (N2)
LNA Low Noise Amplifier
LNF Laboratori Nazionale diFrascati (Frascati, Italy)
LNGS Laboratori Nazionali del Gran Sasso (L'Aquila, Italy)
LNL Laboratori Nazionale Legarno (Legarno, Italy)
LNLS Laboratory National Synchrotron Light Source (Campinas, Brazil)
LOA Leave Of Absence or Length Over-All
LOL Little Old Lady (TRIUMF, SMC & SMT test setup)
LPM Litres Per Minute, Linear Profile Monitor or Laser Power Meter
LPS Low-Pressure Sodium (lamp)
LPU Leakage Probe Utility
LRPC Long Range Planning Committee (TRIUMF)
LS Laser System (I4) (TRIUMF Central Control System: subsystem designator)
LSA Low Specific Activity
LSB Laboratory Synchrotron Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain)
LSI Large Scale Integration
LSND Liquid Scintillator Neutrino Detector (LANL)
LSO Lutetium OxyorthoSilicate
LSPEC Life Sciences Projects Evaluation Committee (TRIUMF)
LSW Limit SWitch
LTNO Low Temperature Nuclear Orientation apparatus (TRIUMF)
LURE Laboratoire pour l'Utilisation du Rayonnement Electromagnetique (Paris, France)
LUT Look Up Table
LV LeVel
 
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M Minute or Monitor or Meson channel (e.g. M15)
MAA Module Access Area (TRIUMF - ISAC)
MAB Main Accelerator Building (TRIUMF)
MAGHS Meson Area Gas Handling Shack (TRIUMF)
MAMI Mainz Microtron (Mainz, Germany)
MAN Metropolitan Area Network
MASER Microwave Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation
MAX Accelerator Facility (Lund, Sweden)
MAYA target/detector system (GANIL / TRIUMF)
MB Magnetic Bender
MC Magnetic Channel or Motor Control
MCA Multi-Channel Analyzer or Multi-Communications Adaptor
MCC Motor Control Center
MCIS Multi-Charge Ion Source
MCOLL Multiple COLLimator
MCP MicroChannel Plate
MCR Main Control Room (TRIUMF) or Monitor Console Routine
MCV Modular Connector Valve
MD Magnetic Dipole
ME Mechanical Equipment
MEA Medium Energy Accelerator (NIKHEF)
MEBT Medium Energy Beam Transport
MECO Muon to Electron COnversion (experimental apparatus)
MEDICYC Medical Cyclotron (Nice, France)
MEG Major Equipment Grant (NSERC)
MEGA Mini Electron Gun Accelerator (Student project at Concordia University, Montreal)
MEIS Medium Energy Ion Scattering Facility (DL)
MESA DO NOT USE! - see MHESA
MEV Mega Electron Volts
MFA Major Facilities Access grant (NSERC)
MG Motor - Generator set (e.g. engine & generator, frequency converter) or MaGnets (TRIUMF Central Control System: subsystem designator)
MGC-20 Compact Cyclotron (Debreen, Hungary)
MH Meson Hall (TRIUMF) or Metal Halide (lamp)
MHE Meson Hall Extension (TRIUMF)
MHESA Meson Hall Extension Service Annex (TRIUMF)
MHGHS Meson Hall Gas Handling System (TRIUMF)
MHESAGHS Meson Hall Extension Service Annex Gas Handling System
MH-LCW Meson Hall Low Conductivity Water (TRIUMF)
MIC Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion
MIDAS Maximum Integrated Data Acquisition System
MIG Metallic Inert Gas or Major Installation Grant (NSERC)
MINA Montreal Iodide of Sodium (Na) The symbol Na derives from the Neo-Latin Natrium
MINOS Main Injector Neutrino Oscillation Search (FNL)
MIPS Millions of Instructions Per Second
MIRASPI Multiple Input Range with Setpoint Indicator
MIRF Medical Industrial Radiation Facility (Gaithersberg, USA)
MIS Management Information Systems (TRIUMF)
MIT-BATES MIT Linear Accelerator Lab (Boston, USA)
MM Main Magnet or Month (numerically)
MMC Multi Media Card
MMS Materials and Molecular Science
MMS-EEC Materials and Molecular Science Experiments Evaluation Committee
MNT MicroNano Technology (also see ACAMP)
MOB Main Office Building (TRIUMF)
MOC Multiple Output Converter
MODEM Modulator-Demodulator
MOS Metal-oxide Semiconductor
MOSFET Metal-oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistor
MOT Magneto Optical Trap
MOU Memorandum Of Understanding
MOV Metal Oxide Varistor or MOVie (Quicktime movie format)
MP Mechanical Pump or Machine Protect or Melting Point
MP3 MPEG-1 or MPEG-2 Audio Layer III digital format. Designed by the Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
MPD Machine Protection Device
MPEG Moving Pictures Experts Group (format standards) [MPEG-1, MP3, MPEG-2, MPEG-4]
MPET Measurement PEnning Trap
MPETBL Measurement PEnning Trap Beam Line
MPI Max Planck Institute (Stuttgart, Germany)
MPM Multi-Port Memory
MPS Machine Protection System
MRASTR Magnet RASTeR
MRC Medical Research Council (London, UK)
MRI Magnetic Resonance Imaging
MRO Maintenance Repair and Operation
MRS Medium Resolution Spectrometer
MS Military Specification or Machine Shop or Manual Station (Pull station, fire alarm system)
or MiscellaneouS (TRIUMF Central Control System: subsystem designator)
MS DOS MicroSoft Disk Operating System
MSA Medical Services Association (B.C.)
MSDS Material Safety Data Sheet
MSGR MeSsaGe Reader (TRIUMF)
MSP Mass Seperator Pit or Medical Services Plan
MSR Mass Seperator Room or Mark to Space Ratio
MSU Michigan State University (East Lansing, USA)
MTBF Mean Time Between Failure
MTR Motor
MTS Michigan Terminal System
MTV Mott polarimetry for T-Violation
MUX Multiplexer
MV Manual Valve
MW Mega Watt or Micro Wave
MWC Multi Wire Chamber
MWDC Multi Wire Drift Chamber
MWPC Multi Wire Proportional Chamber
MWPIC Multi Wire Proportional Ionization Chamber
MWS MicroWave Source
MYRRHA Multi-purpose hYbrid Research Reactor for High-tech Applications (Mol, Belgium)
 
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N North
NA, N/A Not Available / Applicable
NAC National Accelerator Center (Johannesburg, South Africa)
NACW Non-Active Cooling Water
NALCW Non-Active Low-Conductivity Water
NAG Numerical Algorithms Group (INC)
NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration (USA)
NBIF Neutral Beam Irradiation Facility (TRIUMF)
NCC Network Command Centre (TRIUMF Fire Alarm System)
NCD Neutral Current Detector (SNO)
NCE Networks of Centres of Excellence of Canada (also see: AAPS and (FR.) RCE)
NCP Network Control Program or Network Command Protocol
NCR Non-Conformance Report (or Reporting system)
NDT Non Destructive Testing or No Down Time
NEC National Electrostatics Corporation or Nippon Electric Company
NEG NEGative
NEMA National Electrical Manufacturers Association (standards)
NERL Nuclear Engineering Research Laboratory (Tokyo, Japan)
NETDZ Nanjing Economic and Technological Development Zone (Nanjing, China)
NEW Nuclear Energy Worker
NHC North Hot Cell (TRIUMF-ISAC1)
NI Network Interconnect
NIC Network Interface Controller (or Card)
NIF Neutron Irradiation Facility (TRIUMF) or National Ignition Facility (at LLNL)
NIKHEF National Institute for Nuclear and High Energy Physics (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
NIM Non-Intercepting Monitor or Nuclear Instrument Module
NIRS National Institute for Radiological Sciences (Chiba-shi, Japan)
NISP Non-reactor-based Isotope Supply contribution Program
NIST National Institute for Standards and Technology (Gaithersburg, USA)
NLC Next Linear Collider (SLAC)
NLCTA Next Linear Collider Test Accelerator (SLAC)
NMP Neutral Mask Probe
NMR Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
NMS Neutron Monitoring System
NNPSS National Nuclear Physics Summer School
NOMAD Neutrino Oscillation MAgnetic Detector (CERN)
NORDION Nord (french for North) ION
NPL Nuclear Physics Laboratory (Seattle, USA)
NPPAP Nuclear and Particle Physics Advisory Panel
NPS Non-interruptible Power Supply
NRC National Research Council (Canada) or Nuclear Regulatory Commission (USA)
NRCan Natural Resources Canada
NRU National Research Universal (Canadian reactor at AECL's Chalk River Laboratories)
NSCL National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (Michigan, USA)
NSERC Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (Canada)
NSF National Science Foundation (USA)
NSFC National Natural Science Foundation of China
NSL Nuclear Structure Laboratory (Notre Dame, USA)
NSLS National Synchrotron Light Source (BNL)
NSRIT Nova Scotia Research and Innovation Trust
NSRF Nuclear Science Research Facility (Kyoto, Japan)
NSRL National Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory (Hefei, China)
NTS Network Terminal System
NTSC National Television Standards Committee
NuPECC Nuclear Physics European Collaboration Committee
NUCLOTRON Accelerator Facility (see: JINR)
NWMO Nuclear Waste Management Organization (Canada)
 
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OBOP Output Break Out Panel
OC Outside Contractor or Over Current or On Contact
OCB Oil Circuit Breaker (TRIUMF Substation)
OCT OCTupole
ODMS Oxygen Deficiency Monitoring System
OEM Original Equipment Manufacture
OHFA Occupational Health and Fire Alarm (Fault Report group)
OH&S Occupational Health and Safety (group, TRIUMF)
OH&SO Occupational Health and Safety Officer (TRIUMF)
OIT Ontario Innovation Trust (Toronto, Canada)
OJT On the Job Training
OLCF Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (USA)
OLED Organic Light Emitting Diode
OLIS Off Line Ion Source
OOD Out Of Driven (RF)
OOL Out Of Limit
OOP Object Oriented Programming
OORA Object Oriented Requirements Analysis
OPAL Omni-Purpose Apparatus for LEP (CERN)
OPCOM OPerating COMmittee (TRIUMF)
OPEX Operational Experience
OPN OPeN
OPPIS Optically Pumped Polarized Ion Source
OPS OPerationS (TRIUMF Operations group)
ORAN Optical Regional Advanced Networks (Canada)
ORELA Oak Ridge Electron Linear Accelerator (Oak Ridge, USA)
ORIC Oak Ridge Isochronous Cyclotron (Oak Ridge, USA)
ORNL Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Oak Ridge, USA)
ORSNS Oak Ridge Spallation Neutron Source (Oak Ridge, USA)
OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Washington, USA)
OSL Optically-Stimulated Luminescence (TRIUMF - badge type radiation dosimeter)
OT Over Temperature or Overtime
OTR Optical Transition Radiation (beam monitoring)
OVP Occupational Vision Plan (TRIUMF)
 
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P Pump or Power or Proton
P-HALL Proton HALL (TRIUMF) [decommissioned, future E-Hall]
P & S Professional and Supervisory staff (TRIUMF)
PA Power Amplifier , Public Address or Pension Adjustment
PAC Particle Accelerator Conference
PACT Pulse Amplitude Charge-to-Time converter
PAGHS Proton Area Gas Handling Shack
PAMELA Particle Accelerator for MEdical Applications (Daresbury, UK)
PANIC Particles And Nuclei International Conference
PAPR Powered Air Purifying Respirator
PAPRICAN Pulp And Paper Research Institute of Canada (Vancouver & Pointe-Claire, Canada)
PAR Preventive Action Request
PBO Proton Beam Only (TRIUMF, ARIEL RMS detectors)
PBPL Particle Beam Physics Lab (UCLA, USA)
PC Porportional Chamber or Personal Computer
PCB Printed Circuit Board or Polychlorinated Biphenyl
PCL Printer Control Language
PCT Proportional Counter Tube
P-CYCLOTRON Proton Cyclotron Spallation Neutron Source (PSI)
PDC Power Distribution Centre
PDF Portable Document Format or PostDoctoral Fellow or Personal Data Form
PDP Proprietary Digital Processor (model 8, 11 etc.)
PDS Project Definition Study
PDT Pacific Daylight Time
PE Plasma Electrode
PEB Proton Electron Beam (TRIUMF, ARIEL RMS detectors)
PED Process Environment Display
PEP Positron Electron Project (SLAC)
PET Positron Emission Tomography
PETRA Positronen-Electronen Ring Anlage (Hamburg, Germany)
PEX PHIGS Environment for X
PF Power Factor or Protection Factor (for respirators)
PFE Portable Fire Extinguisher
PFL Pulse Forming Line
PG Pressure Gauge
PH Proton Hall (TRIUMF) [decommissioned, future E-Hall], PentHouse or Pulse Height
PHA Pulse Height Analyzer
PHASOTRON Accelerat or Facility (Dubna, Russia)
PHE Proton Hall Extension (TRIUMF)
PHGHS Proton Hall Gas Handling System
PHIGS Programmer's Hierarchical Interactive Graphics Standard
PHSA Provincial Health Services Authority (B.C., Canada)
PI Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics (Canada)
PICASSO Project In CAnada to Search for Supersymmetric Objects (SNO)
PID Process Identification number or Proportional Integral Derivative (control)
PIDC Positron-sensitive Ionization Drift Chamber
PIE Process Interface Electronics
PIENU Pion decay to Electrons and muons along with their NeUtrinos
PIF Proton Irriadiation Facility (TRIUMF, BL2C1 & BL1B)
PIP Pop In Probe ((TRIUMF), #'s 1-6, #1 aka WCP)
PIPE Prairie Isotope Production Enterprise (U of Winnipeg, Manitoba)
PIRE Partnership in International Science and Engineering (a NSF program)
PLC Programmable Logic Controller
PLL Phase Locked Loop
PLOTCROSS PLOT an X-Y CROSS vector display (X-windows)
PLOTHIST PLOT a HISTogram display (X-windows)
PLS Pohang Light Source (Pohang, Korea)
PM Permanent Magnet or Phase Modulation or Post Meridian (afternoon)
PMI Person Machine Interface
PMI-2 Person Machine Interface (TRIUMF Fire Alarm System)
PMO Project Management Oversight Office (TRIUMF)
PMOG Project Management Oversight Group (TRIUMF)
PMT Photo Multiplier Tube
PNC Parity Non-Conservation
PNG PeNning Gauge or Portable Network Graphics (format)
PNL PaNeL
PO Purchase Order
POM Personal Operator's Manual
POLISIS Polarized Ion Source and Injection System (TRIUMF)
POS POSitive
POSIX Portable Operating System Interface for Computer Environments
PPAC Policy and Planning Advisory Committee (TRIUMF)
PPB Parts Per Billion
PPD Personal* Protection Device (* or Personnel)
PPE Personal* Protection Equipment (* or Personnel)
PPM Parts Per Million or Polarization Profile Monitor
PPPL Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (NJ, USA)
PPR Performance Planning and Review system (TRIUMF)
PPS Personnel Protection System
PPRC Pacific Parkinson's Research Centre (Vancouver)
PR PRessure
PRIMELAB Purdue Rare Isotope Measurement Laboratory (Lafayette, USA)
PRISMA Precision Physics, Fundamental Interactions and Structure of Matter (Germany)
PRL Physical Review Letters
PROM Programmable Read Only Memory
PROT Protect (monitor)
PROTVINO ring Accelerator Facility (Protvino, Russia)
PS Power Supply or Pressure Switch or Pull Station (fire alarm system) or Postscript or Proton Synchrotron (CERN)
PSA Position Sensitive Assembly
PSB Plant Services Building (TRIUMF)
PSCOPE PeriSCOPE (TRIUMF cyclotron tank viewing device)
PSD PhotoShop Direct (Adobe format)
PSI Pounds per Square Inch (pressure) or Paul Scherrer Institut (Switzerland)
PSP PaintShop Pro (format)
PSR Pulse Stretcher Ring (Saskatoon)
PSRC Professional and Supervisory Representative Committee (TRIUMF)
PSU Probe Scan Utility
PST Pacific Standard Time or Provincial Sales Tax
PSWD PasS WorD
PT Proton Therapy or Principal Technician (TRIUMF) or TRIUMF Central Control System: subsystem designator)
PTF Proton Therapy Facility (TRIUMF)
PTNSR Packaging and Transport of Nuclear Substances Regulations
PTPNL Proton Therapy PaNeL (X-windows)
PUN Program Update Notice
PV Pump Valve or Process Variable or Polarized source (I2) Vacuum (TRIUMF Central Control System: subsystem designator)
PWM Pluse Width Modulation
P-P Peak to Peak
 
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Q Quadrupole or Quadrant (e.g. Cyclotron quadrant 1-4)
QA Quality Assurance [Quality Management System for TRIUMF]
QCD Quantum Chromodynamics
QDSS Q-bus Device Subsystem
QED Quantum Electrodynamics or Quod Erat Demonstrandum (Latin for which was to be demonstrated)
QES Quadrupole Electro-static
QMS Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer or Quality Management System (TRIUMF)
QQD Quadrupole Quadrupole Dipole
QUI Queue Input/Output
QVSS Q-bus Video Subsystem
 
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R Resistance (ohms) or Radius
RA Research Associate
RAA Radiation Area Audit
RAD Roentgen or Radiation Absorbed Dose
RAL Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (Oxfordshire, UK)
RAM Random Access Memory
RARF Riken Accelerator Research Facility (Wako, Japan)
RAW RAW (binary format)
RBE Relative Biological Effectiveness
RC Resistance Capacitance or RemCon (Remote Control)
RCA Radio Chemistry Annex [RCA 1, 2 or 3]
RCC Remote Command Console (Fire Alarm System)
RCE Reseaux de Centres d'Excellence du Canada (FR. also see (EN) NCE)
RCI Royal Canadian Institute for the Advancement of Science
RCMP Royal Canadian Mounted Police
RCNP Research Center for Nuclear Physics (Osaka, Japan)
RCR Radio Chemistry Research Lab (TRIUMF, MHESA, level B1)
RCUK Research Coucils United Kingdom
RDBMS Relational Data Base Management System
RDOS Real-time Disk Operating System
RDY Ready
REA Request for Engineering Assistance or Assessment
REG Register or VAX 11780 mainframe computer (name)
REGIS Remote Graphics Instruction Set
REM Radiation Equivalent Man
REMCON REMote CONtrol (console)
RES Resonator or Resistor
REV Reverse or Revision
REX Request to EXit detector/sensor (also see TREX)
RF Radio Frequency or Radial Flag or Radio Frequency (TRIUMF Central Control System: subsystem designator)
RFA Radio Frequency Amplifier
RFB Radio Frequency Booster
RFC Radio Frequency Cavity or Radio Frequency Controls
RFCS Radio Frequency Control System
RFD Radio Frequency Deflector
RFI Radio Frequency Interference
RFQ Radio Frequency Quadrupole or RFQ accelerator or Request For Quotation
RFSEP RF SEParator
RFSH RF SHield
RFT Radio Frequency Transmission line
RG Radio Guide (coaxial cable designation, ie RG-58, RG-59)
RGA Residual Gas Analyzer
RGB Red Green Blue (additive colour model)
RGO Redirect Graphical Output
RH Remote Handling or Handable
RHEPP Repetitive High-Energy Pulsed Power (SNL)
RHIC Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (BNL)
RHV Radiation Hard Valve
RIB Radioactive Ion Beam - or - Rare Isotope Beam
RILAC Riken Variable Frequency Heavy Ion Linac (Wako, Japan)
RISC Reduced Instruction Set Computing
RISP Rare Isotope Science Project (Korea)
RK-TBA Relativistic Klystron Two Beam Accelerator (LBL)
RLNR Research Laboratory for Nuclear Reactors (Tokyo, Japan)
RMC Radiative Muon Capture
RMS Radiation Monitoring System (TRIUMF) or Root-Mean-Square or Record Management Services
ROM Read Only Memory
RP Roughing Pump
RPG Radiation Protection Group (TRIUMF)
RPM Revolutions Per Minute or Rotary Profile Monitor
RPS Radiation Protection Surveyor
RPT Radiation Protection Technician
RRMF Riken-Ral Muon Facility at ISIS (Chilton, England)
RRR Residual Resistivity Ratio or Recycle , Resuse , Reduce Program (3 R's)
RS Receive Send protocol (e.g. RS-232, RS-485)
RSC (The) Royal Society of Canada
RSS Radiation Safety Surveyors (TRIUMF)
RSVP Rare Symmetry Violating Processes experiment (BNL) or Repondez S'il Vous Plait (French: Please reply)
RSX Resource Sharing eXecutive
RTA Relativistic Two-Beam Accelerator (LBL)
RTC Real Time Clock
RTME Racetrack Microtron Eindhoven (Eindhoven, Germany)
RTS Resonator Tuning Signal or Return To Sender
RTT Round Trip Time
RTU Roof Top Unit (also see HVAC)
RU Rack Unit (19 or 24" rack panel height ; 1 RU = 1.75")
RV Roughing Valve
RVD Resonator Voltage Detector
RX Receive or Receiver
 
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S Second or Sextupole or South or Entropy
SA Service Annex (TRIUMF)
SAB Service Annex Basement (TRIUMF)
SAC Small Angle Configuration (e.g. for the MRS)
SAE Service Annex Extension (TRIUMF)
SAF Safety Approval Form (TRIUMF)
SAGE Soviet-American Gallium Experiment (Russia)
SAL Saskatchewan Accelerator Laboratory (Canada)
SAN SANitory
SAP Sub Atomic Physics
SAP-EEC Sub Atomic Physics Experiments Evaluation Committee
SAR Safety Analysis Report (TRIUMF) or Specific Absorption Rate
SARA Systeme Accelerateur Rhone-Alpes (Grenoble, France)
SAS Systematic Approach to Shutdown(s) (TRIUMF)
SASP Second Arm SPectrometer (TRIUMF)
SAT Systematic Approach to Training
SATURNE Accelerator Facility (Saclay, France)
SAW Surface Acoustic Wave
SAX Service Annex EXtension
SB ShineBlocker or Secondary Beamline (TRIUMF Central Control System: subsystem designator)
SBFEL Santa Barbara Free Electron Laser
SBLC S-Band Linear Collider (DESY, Germany)
SBTF S-Band Collider Test Facility (Hamburg, Germany)
SC Safety Critical
SCA Single Channel Amplifier or Switched Capacitor Array (ATLAS) or SuperConducting Linac A or Sudden Cardiac Arrest
SCA/FEL Stanford Picosecond FEL (Stanford, USA)
SCB SuperConducting Linac B
SCBA Self Contained Breathing Apparatus
SCBCD Safety Critical Beam Control Device
SCBSM Safety Critical Beam Spill Monitor
SCC SuperConducting Linac C
SCDMS Super Cryogenic Dark Matter Search
SCINT SCINTillator
SCO Surface Contaminated Object
SCQ Skew Correction Quadrupole
SCR Silicon Controlled Rectifier
SCRF SuperConducting Radio Frequency (cavities)
SCRM Safety Critical Radiation Monitor
SCS SuperConducting Solenoid
SCSOL SuperConducting SOLenoid
SCSI Small Computer Systems Interconnect
S-DALINAC Superconducting Darmstadt Linac (Darmstadt, Germany)
SD Smoke Detector or Safety Defeat or ShutDown (TRIUMF) or Secure Digital (memory card)
SDB Stores Receiving and Design Office Building
SDF Stores & Design office Facility (new TRIUMF Stores Building)
SDHC Secure Digital High Capacity (multi-media card)
SDLC Synchronous Data Link Control
SDXC Secure Digital Extended Capacity (multi-media card)
SE Suppressor Electrode
SEBT Superconducting LINAC to Experiments Beam Transport system
SEC SECured
SEL SELected
SELEX SEgmented Large X baryon EXperiment (FNL)
SEM Secondary Emission Monitor
SEPT SEPTum magnet
SEPTUM SEPTUM magnet
SET Science and Engineering Technologists (TRIUMF)
SF SaFety (TRIUMF Central Control System: subsystem designator) or Stairwell Fan
SFU Simon Fraser University (British Columbia, Canada)
SGLAM Serial Graded Look At Me
SHARC Silicon Highly-segmented Array for Reactions and Coulex detector (TRIUMF)
SHC South Hot Cell (TRIUMF-ISAC1)
SHUT SHUTter
SHV Super High Voltage
SI Systeme International d'Unites (International System of Units)
SIB Stable Ion Beam
SIBIR Accelerator Facility (Moscow, Russia)
SID Silicon Detector
SIMM Single In-line Memory Module
SIMS Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry
SIN Schweizerishces Institut fur Nuklearforschuug
SINP Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics (Kolkata, India)
SIRASPI Single Input RAnge with SetPoint Indicator
SIS Schwer Heavy Ion Synchrotron (Darmstadt, Germany)
SK SKimmer
SKIM Skimmer
SLAC Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (Stanford, USA)
SLC SLAC Linear electron-positron Collider (SLAC)
SLD SLAC Large Detector (SLAC)
SLS Swiss synchrotron Light Source (Villigen, Switzerland)
SM Steering Magnet
SMC Stepping or Synchronous Motor Controller
SMI Stopping and Manipulatopn of Ions (International Workshop)
SMK SMoKe detector (fire alarm system)
SMKB SMoKe detector Linear Beam (Fire Alarm System detector)
SMT Stepping Motor Translator
SNIT Summer Nuclear Institute at TRIUMF
SNL Sandia National Laboratory (Albuquerque, USA)
SNMMI Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
SNO Sudbury Neutrino Observatory
SNOLAB Sudbury Neutrino Observatory LABoratory (SNO expansion)
SNR Signal to Noise Ratio
SOB Start Of Beam
SOCT Skew OCTupole
SOL SOLenoid
SOLEIL Source Optimisee de Lumiere d'Energie Intermediaire du LURE (LURE optimised intermediary energy light source)
SOP Standard Operating Procedure
SPARRO Subatomic Physics At Regina with Research Offshore (Saskatchewan, Canada)
SPC Setpoint Controller
SPCO Strategic Planning and Communications Office (TRIUMF)
SPEAR Stanford Positron Electron Accelerating Ring (SLAC)
SPECT Single Photon Emmission Computed Tomography
SPICE SPectrometer for Internal Conversion Electrons (TRIUMF)
SPIRAL Grand Accelerateur National D'Ions Lourds (Caen, France)
SPL Superconducting Proton Linac (CERN) or Sound Pressure Level (dB)
SPLT RF amplifier SPLiTer   (TRIUMF)
SPRING-8 Super Photon Ring 8-GEV (Japan)
SPRNK SPRiNKler (fire suppression system)
SPS Super Proton Synchrotron (CERN)
SQL Structured Query Language
SQUID Superconducting Quantum Interference Detector
SRA Society of Research Administrators
SRC Source or Synchrotron Radiation Center (Stoughton, USA)
SRCD Safety Review Completion Document (TRIUMF)
SRF Superconducting Radio Frequency (2015 Conference, 13-18 September, Whistler BC Canada)
SRM Slow Roughing Mode
SRRC Synchrotron Radiation Research Center (Hsinchu City, Taiwan)
SRS Superconduction Refrigeration System or Synchrotron Radiation Source (DL) or Society of Radiopharmaceutical Sciences
SSD-C System-Status Display and Control (TRIUMF Fire Alarm System)
SSDD Single Sided Double Density
SS Superconducting Solenoid or Shift Supervisor or Summer Student
SSC Superconducting Super Collider (Texas) ( cancelled Oct 93 )
SSCL Superconducting Super Collider Laboratory
SSM Standard Solar Model
SSP Symmetries in Subatomic Physics (2015 Conference, 8-12 June, Victoria BC Canada )
SSRC Siberian Synchrotron Radiation Center (Novosibrisk, Russia)
SSRL Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory (Stanford, USA)
SSX Skew SeXtupole
STACEE Solar Tower Atmospheric Cerenkov Effect Experiment (NM, USA)
STEM Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
STD State Transition Diagram or Standard
ST&I Science Technology and Innovation
STF Solid Target Facility (BL2C4)
STFC Science & Technology Facilities Council (Swindon, UK)
STOG Science & Technology Oversight Group (TRIUMF)
STP Standard Temperature and Pressure 273.15 K (0C) and 1 atmosphere (101.325 kPa)
STR Space-Time Relation
SUN Safety Update Notice
SUPEARCO Accelerator Facility (LURE)
SURA Southeastern Universities Research Association (USA)
SURF Synchrotron Ultraviolet Radiation Facility (Gaithersburg, USA)
SUSY SUper SYmmetry model theory
SU(5) Special Unitary group with 5 degrees of freedom
SV Solenoid Valve
SW SWitch
SWB SWitchBoard [or SWBD] (telephone system)
SWL Safe Working Load
SX SeXtupole
SYS SYStem
 
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T Target or Temperature or Transformer
T2K Tokai to Kamioka (Japan)
TAC Time to Amplitude Converter
TACTIC TRIUMF Annular Chamber for Tracking and Identification of Charged particles
TAH Temperature Alarm High
TAL Temperature Alarm Low or Tandem Linear Accelerator (Roskilde, Denmark)
TAMU Texas A&M University
TANDAR Tandem Van de Graff, Argentina (Buenos Aires)
TANDETRON Tandetron Accelerator Facility (Ithaca, USA)
TAPC TRIUMF Accident Prevention Committee
TARA TRIUMF Alumni and Retirees Association
TASCC Tandem Accelerating Superconducting Cyclotron (CRNL)
TAU-FEL Tel Aviv University Free Electron Laser (Tel Aviv, Israel)
TBA To Be Announced
TBD To Be Determined
TBHT TuBe HeaTer
TC Trim Coil or ThermoCouple
TCC TRIUMF Control Centre
TCLI TRIUMF Command Language Interpreter
TCP/IP Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol
TCS TRIUMF Computer Services or Text Control System
TCSC TRIUMF Computing Security Committee
TDC Time to Digital Converter
TDG Transportation of Dangerous Goods
TDM Time Division Multiplexing
TDR Time Domain Reflectometer
TED Technology Entertainment Design (TED talks)
TELC Technician Employees Liaison Committee (TRIUMF)
TELL Tsukuba Electrotechnical Laboratory Linac (Tsukuba, Japan)
TEMP Temperature or Temporary
TEPP TRIUMF Emergency Preparedness Plan
TERAS Tsukuba Electrotechnical Laboratory Storage Ring (Tsukuba, Japan)
TERP TRIUMF Emergency Response Plan
TESLA TeV Superconducting Linear Accelerator (DESY, Germany)
TEVATRON proton-antiproton Accelerator Facility (FNL)
TG Thermocouple Gauge or TarGet or TarGets (TRIUMF Central Control System: subsystem designator)
TGHT TarGet HeaTer
TGT TarGeT
TH Target Hall or TRIUMF House
THA Target Hall Annex
THIA Toledo Heavy Ion Accelerator (Toledo, USA)
TICS TRIUMF (I is not defined) Control System
TIFF Tagged Imaged File Format
TIG Tungsten Inert Gas
TIGRESS TRIUMF-ISAC Gamma-Ray Escape Suppressed Spectrometer
TINA TRIUMF Iodide of Sodium (Na) The symbol Na derives from the Neo-Latin Natrium
TIS Target/Ion Source or TITAN Ion Source
TISOL Test Isotope Separator On Line
TITAN TRIUMF's Ion Trap for Atomic and Nuclear science
TJNAF Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (JLab)
TK TanK (TRIUMF Central Control System: subsystem designator)
TLC Technicians' Liaison Committee or Tender Loving Care
TLD Thermo-Luminescent Dosimeter
TLR Trailer (TRIUMF)
TM Target Module or TeMperature
TMB Target Maintenance Building (official designation of ISAC south building complex)
TMH Target Maintenance Hall
TNC Threaded Navy Connector
TNF Thermal Neutron Facility (TRIUMF, BL1A beam dump)
TNL TuNneL
TOCASPI Thermocouple Amplifier with Setpoint Indicator
TOE Theory Of Everything
TOF Time Of Flight
TOR Toroid (Toroidal pickup probe)
TOTEM Total Cross Section, Elastic Scattering and Diffraction Dissociation Measurement detector (LHC, CERN)
TP Turbomolecular Pump
TPC Time Projection Chamber
TPU Text Processing Utility
TRA Technical Research Assistant (TRIUMF)
TRAC-32 TRIUMF Auto-ranging Converter 32 channels
TREK Time Reversal Experiment with Kaons (J-PARC)
TREX Targeting Request to EXit detector/sensor (also see REX)
TRFC TITAN RF Cooler
TRFCBL TITAN RF Cooler Beam Line
TRI TRansponder Intelligent (fire alarm system)
TRIC TRansverse field Ionization Chamber
TRILIS TRIUMF Resonant Ionization Laser Ion Source
TRIM TRIUMF Radio-Isotopes for Medicine
TRIMAC TRIUMF caMAC auxiliary crate controller
TRINAT TRIUMF Neutral Atom Trap
TRISEP Tri-Institute Summer School on Elementary Particles
TRISTAN Accelerator Facility (Tsukuba, Japan)
TRITON Tandem Van de Graff Accelerator (Munich, Germany)
TRIUMF Canada's National Laboratory for Particle and Nuclear Physics (formerly an acronym: Tri-University Meson Facility)
TRIUMF (Fr) Laboratoire National Canadien pour la Recherche en Physique Nucleaire et en Physique des Particules
TS Tamper Switch
TSAC TRIUMF Safety Advisory Committee
TSI TRIUMF Summer Institute
TSG TRIUMF Safety Group
TSN TRIUMF Safety Note
TSOP TRIUMF Standard Operating Procedure
TSR Heavy Ion Storage Ring (Heidelberg, Germany)
TSW Temperature SWitch
TSYBL Titan Switch Yard Beam Line
TTC TESLA Technology Collaboration
TTD Technology Transfer Division
TTF TESLA Test Facility (Milano, Italy)
TTL Transistor Transistor Logic or Time To Live
TTY Teletype
TUDA TRIUMF U.K. Detector Array
TUEC TRIUMF Users' group Executive Committee
TUG TRIUMF Users' Group
TUM Technische Universitat Munchen
TUNL Triangle Universities Nuclear Laboratory (Durham, USA)
TV Tank Vacuum (TRIUMF Central Control System: subsystem designator)
TVL Tenth Value Layer
TW ThumbWheel (number)
TWIST TRIUMF Weak Interaction Symmerty Test (TRIUMF experiment E614)
TX Transmit or Transmitter
TXT TeXT (ASCII file format)
 
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UART Universal Asynchronous Receiver and Transmitter
UBC University of British Columbia (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)
UCF-FEL University of Central Florida Free Electron Laser (Orlando, USA)
UCLA University of California, Los Angeles (USA)
UCN Ultra Cold Neutrons
UEL University Endowment Lands (UBC, Vancouver)
UH Unit Heater
UHP Ultra High Purity
UHV Ultra High Vacuum
UNILAC Accelerator Facility (Darmstadt, Germany)
UIS User Interface Services
UL Underwriters Laboratories (USA)
ULC Underwriters Laboratories of Canada
UNBC University of Northern British Columbia (Prince George, Canada)
UNIX computer operating system
UPS Un-interruptible Power Supply
URL Uniform Resource Locator
USB Universal Serial Buss
UTC Universal Time Coordinated / Coordinated Universal Time   (Fr: Temps Universel Coordonne)
UTRA Ultralinear Thermocouple Reference Amplifier
UV Ultraviolet
UVIC University of VICtoria (Victoria, British Columbia, Canada)
UWO University of Western Ontario (London, Canada)
 
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V Valve or Voltage or Vault or Visual (warning device)
V1 Beamline 1 Vacuum (TRIUMF Central Control System: subsystem designator)
V4 Beamline 4 Vacuum (TRIUMF Central Control System: subsystem designator)
VA Valve Automatic
VAC Vacuum or Voltage - Alternating Current
VAV Variable Air Volume or Valve
VAX Virtual Address Extension
VB Vertical Bend or Vault Bender (magnet, e.g. 1VB1)
VBE Voltage Base to Emitter
VCA Voltage Controlled Amplifier
VCB Voltage Collector to Base or Vacuum Circuit Breaker
VCC Voltage to Current Converter or Voltage Collector to Collector
VCE Voltage Collector to Emitter
VCO Voltage Controlled Oscillator
VCR Video Cassette Recorder
VDC Voltage - Direct Current
VDT Video Display Terminal
VDU Video Display Unit
VECC Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre (Kolkata, India)
VELO VErtex LOcator (for the LHCb, CERN)
VEPP Accelerator Facility (Novosibrisk, Russia)
VERITAS Very Energetic Radiation Imaging Telescope Array System (AZ, USA)
VESA Video Electronics Standards Association
VESDA Very Early Smoke Detection Apparatus (aspirator type smoke detector)
VF Vertical Flag
VFD Variable Frequency Drive   (Alt: VSD)
VF&RS Vancouver Fire & Rescue Services (Vancouver/UBC Fire Department)
VGA Video Graphics Array
VHS Video Home System
VIB Vertical Injection Beamline (TRIUMF, ISIS)
VICKSY Accelerator Facility (Berlin, Germany)
VIRASPI Variable Input Range with Setpoint Indicator
VIRGO Interferometer at EGO , "Virgo" is named after the constellation, (see EGO)
VITO Versatile Ion-polarized Techniques Online (ISOLDE-CERN)
VIVITRON Van de Graff Accelerator Facility (Strasbourg, France)
VLHC Very Large Hadron Collider (CERN, follow-up to the LHC)
VLV VaLVe
VM Valve Manual
VMD Video Motion Detection
VME Versatile Modular Electronics
VMS Virtual Memory System
VNC Virtual Network Computing
VOIP Voice Over Internet Protocol
VOM Volt-Ohm Meter
VRML Virtual Reality Mark-up Language
VRS Vertical Removable Section
VS View Screen
VSD Variable Speed Drive   (Alt: VFD)
VSWR Voltage Standing Wave Ratio
VTR Video Tape Recorder
VUIT Visual User Interface Tool
VV Vent Valve or Vault Valve
VWS VMS Workstation Software
VXT Vax X Terminal
 
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W Watt or West
WAN Wide Area Network
WAO Workshop on Accelerator Operations
WAV Windows WAVeform audio file (format)
WBS Work Breakdown Structure or Weakly Bound State
WC Water Closet (washroom)
WCB Workers' Compensation Board (B.C.)
WCP Water Cooled Probe (PIP #1)
WFS Water Flow Switch
WHMIS Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System
WIMP Weakly Interacting Massive Particles
WIP Watchdog Input Processor
WITS Wightman Institute for Theroretical Studies
WL Waster Load
WMA Windows Media Audio (format)
WMF Windows Metafile Format
WNPPC Winter Nuclear and Particle Physics Conference (2011 Banff, Alberta)
WP Work Permit or Word Processor or Word Processing or WordPerfect
WPD WordPerfect Document (COREL WP document format)
WS Wire Scanner (also see BLWS) or Watchman Station
WWW World Wide Web
 
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X reactance (Ohms) or magnification or "trans..."
XBM X Bit Map
XCB X direction Correction Bender
XRC X-windows Remote Control window
XPS X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy
XFEL X-ray Free-Electron Laser (DESY)
XLR eXtra Low Resistance (connector)
XMTR X(trans)mitter
XNS Xerox Network Systems
XSLIT X direction opening SLIT
XT-ADS eXperimental demonstration of Transmutation in ADS
XTP X Terminal Page
XTR eXTRaction (probe , also see EXTR)
 
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Y Year or Admittance (Siemens or mhO)
YCB Y direction Correction Bender
YSLIT Y direction opening SLIT
YVR Vancouver International Airport code: Y (Canada) VancouveR
YY Year (numerically, two digits)
 
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Z Impedence (Ohms)
ZEEP Zero Energy Experimental Pile (Chalk River, Canada)
ZEUS Detector for HERA (DESY)
ZN Zone
ZnS Zinc Sulfide (scintillation screen)
ZOT Zeeman Optical Trap
 
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"NUMBERS"
1A Beamline 1A (also 1B)
1V Beamline 1 Vault
2A Beamline 2A   (2A1 , 2A2 , 2A3)
2C Beamline 2C  (2C1 , 2C4 ,2C7)
2V Beamline 2 Vault
μ Micro ( 10-6 )
μP Micro (μ) Processor
μSI Muon (μ) Spin Imaging
μSR Muon (μ) Spin Rotation
4BCA Beamline 4B Controlled Access

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NETWORK ACRONYMS and OTHERS
AFL Above Floor Level
AGL Above Ground Level
AKA Also Known As
ASAP As Soon As Possible
BFN Bye For Now
BGL Below Ground Level
BTW By The Way
IMHO In My Humble Opinion
IOW In Other Words
FAQ Frequently Asked Question
FRED Floor Removal and Elevating Device
FYI For Your Information
KISS Keep It Simple Stupid
OTOH On The Other Hand
PPPPP Proper Planning Prevents Poor Performance
RFC Request For Comments
RFS Request For Service
TGIF Thank Goodness It's Friday
WRT With Respect / Regard To
WYSIWYG What You See Is What You Get
YMMV Your Mileage May Vary

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LETTER UNITS MULTIPLIER
Y Yotta 10 24
Z Zetta 10 21
E Exa 10 18
P Peta 10 15
T Tera 10 12
G Giga 10 9
M Mega 10 6
k Kilo 10 3
h Hecto 10 2
da Deka 10 1
d Deci 10-1
c Centi 10-2
m Milli 10-3
μ Micro 10-6
n Nano 10-9
p Pico 10-12
f Femto 10-15
a Atto 10-18
z Zepto 10-21
y Yocto 10-24

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LETTER UNIT
A Are or angstrom
B Bel
Ci Curie
D Day
eV electron Volt
F Foot
G Gallon , Gram , Gray
H Hour
Ha hectare
I Inch
L Liter
Lb Pound
M Meter , Minute , Month
Mi Mile
min minute
Oz Ounce
P Pound
R Rem or roentgen
S Second , Sievert
T Ton or tonne
u unified atomic mass unit
ua astronomical unit (or au)
Y Year

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LETTER UNIT
Α Alpha particle
ß Beta ray
γ Gamma or Photon
ε Electromotive force
λ Wavelength
μ Magnetic moment or Permeability
ƒ Frequency (Hertz) or Neutrino
Ρ Density or Resistivity
σ Conductivity (mhos) or Cross section
g Magnetic flux (Gauss)
Ω Ohm
 
A Amperes
B Magnetic field (Gauss)
C Velocity of light
C Capacitance (Farads)
e electronic charge (Volts)
E Electric field (Volts)
F Frequency (Hertz)
G Conductance (mhO)
h Planck's constant
H Enthalpy
I current (Amperes)
J energy (Joules)
L Inductance (Henries)
n Index of refraction
P Momentum of a particle or Power
R Resistance (Ohms)
S Entropy
T Temperature (degrees K, C or F )
V Electrical potential (Volts)
W Energy (Watts)
X Reactance (Ohms) , Magnification
Y Admittance (Siemens or mhO)
Z Impedence (Ohms)

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TRIUMF GROUPS
A.P. Applied Program
A.R. Accelerator Research
ADMN Administration
B.E. Beamline Engineering
BIOM Biomedical
BL2C BeamLine 2C
BL4 Beamline 4
BMLS Beamlines
C.D. Cyclotron Development
COMP Computing
CONT Controls
CTRL Controls
D.O. Design Office
DEV Development
DIAG Diagnostics
E.P. Engineering Physics
E.S. Electronics Shop
ESUP Experimantal Support
ELEX Electronics
ENPH Engineering Physics
ESRV Experimental Services
EXPF Experimental Facilities
EXPR Experimenter
F.P. Facility Projects
GONE gone from TRIUMF
ISAC ISAC
ISIS Ion Source and Injection System
M&PS Magnets and Power Supplies
M.E. Mechanical Engineering
MECH Mechanical (services)
M.S. Machine Shop
MISC Miscellaneous
MRS Medium Resolution Spectrometer
MSRV Mechanical Services
NORD Nordion
O.C. Outside Contractor
OHFA Occupational Health and First Aid
OPS Operations
P.S. Power Supply
P.T. ProtonTherapy
PET Positron Emission Tomography
PLNT Plant
R.F. Radio Frequency
R.H. Remote Handling
RPG Radiation Protection Group
S.C. Secondary Channel
SASP Second Arm SPectrometer
S.D. Science Division
S.S. Summer Students
SAFT Safety
SERV Services : see MSRV or PLNT
SFTY Safety
TGTS Targets
TNF Thermal Neutron Facility
TSG TRIUMF Safety Group
TSOL TiSOL
TRIM TRIUMF Radio-Isotopes for Medicine
UNKN Unknown
VAC Vacuum
VACM Vacuum
VIS Visitors

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ELEMENTS by Atomic number
  1   HHydrogen 41  NbNiobium 81  TlThallium
  2   HeHelium  42  MoMolybdenum  82  PbLead
  3   LiLithium  43  TcTecnetium  83  BiBismuth
  4   BeBeryllium  44  RuRuthenium  84  PoPolonium
  5   BBoron  45  RhRhodium  85  AtAstatine
  6   CCarbon  46  PdPalladium  86  RnRadon
  7   NNitrogen  47  AgSilver  87  FrFrancium
  8   OOxygen  48  CdCadmium  88  RaRadium
  9   FFluorine  49  InIndium  89  AcActinium
 10  NeNeon  50  SnTin  90  ThThorium
 11  NaSodium  51  SbAntimony  91  PaProtactinium
 12  MgMagnesium  52  TeTellurium  92  UUranium
 13  AlAluminum  53  IIodine  93  NpNeptunium
 14  SiSilicon  54  XeXenon  94  PuPlutonium
 15  PPhosphorus  55  CsCesium  95  AmAmericium
 16  SSulphur  56  BaBarium  96  CmCurium
 17  ClChlorine  57  LaLanthanum  97  BkBerkelium
 18  ArArgon  58  CeCerium  98  CfCalifornium
 19  KPotassium  59  PrPraseodymium  99  EsEinstienium
 20  CaCalcium  60  NdNeodynium 100 FmFermium
 21  ScScandium  61  PmPromrthium 101 MdMendelevium
 22  TiTitanium  62  SmSamarium 102 NoNobelium
 23  VVanadium  63  EuEuropium 103 Lr Lawrencium
 24  CrChromium  64  GdGadolinium 104 RfRutherfordium
 25  MnManganese  65  TbTerbium 105 DbDubnium
 26  FeIron  66  DyDysprosium 106 Sg Seaborgium
 27  CoCobalt  67  HoHolmium 107 BhBohrium
 28  NiNickel  68  ErErbiium 108 HsHassium
 29  CuCopper  69  TmThulium 109 MtMeitnerium
 30  ZnZinc  70  YbYtterbium 110 DsDarmstadtium
 31  GaGallium  71  LuLutetium 111 RgRoentgenium
 32  GeGermanium  72  HfHafnium 112 CnCopernicium
 33  AsArsenic  73  TaTantalum 113 UutUnuntrium
 34  SeSelenium  74  WTungsten 114 UuqUnunquadium
 35  BrBromine  75  ReRhenium 115 UupUnunpentium
 36  KrKrypton  76  OsOsmium 116 UuhUnunhexium
 37  RbRubidium  77  IrIridium 117 UusUnuseptium
 38  SrStrontium  78  PtPlatinum 118 UuoUnunoctium
 39  YYttrium  79  AuGold
 40  ZrZirconium  80  HgMercury

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PERIODIC  TABLE     Periodic Table

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PHONETIC  ALPHABET   International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) spelling alphabet, aka:

NATO or International Radiotelephony or International Telecommunication Union, SPELLING ALPHABET

ALPHA
(AL-FAH)
BRAVO
(BRAH-VOH)
CHARLIE
(CHAR-LEE)
DELTA
(DELL-TAH)
ECHO
(ECK-OH)
FOXTROT
(FOKS-TROT)
GOLF
(GOLF)
HOTEL
(HOH-TELL)
INDIA
(IN-DEE-AH)
JULIETT
(JEW-LEE-ETT)
KILO
(KEY-LOH)
LIMA
(LEE-MAH)
MIKE
(MIKE)
NOVEMBER
(NO-VEM-BER)
OSCAR
(OSS-CAR)
PAPA
(PAH-PAH)
QUEBEC
(KEH-BECK)
ROMEO
(ROW-ME-OH)
SIERRA
(SEE-AIR-RAH)
TANGO
(TANG-OH)
UNIFORM
(YOU-NEE-FORM)
VICTOR
(VIK-TAH)
WHISKEY
(WISS-KEY)
X-RAY
(ECKS-RAY)
YANKEE
(YANG-KEY)
ZULU
(ZOO-LOO)
- - - -
1 - One
 (WUN)
2 - Two
(TOO)
3 - Three
(TREE)
4 - Four
(FOW-ER)
5 - Five
(FIFE)
-
6 - Six
(SIX)
7 - Seven
(SEV-EN)
8 - Eight
(AIT)
9 - Nine
(NI-NER)
0 - Zero
(ZEE-ROW)
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Last updated: 23 July 2017         - Please forward additions or corrections to Gord Roy