HEPAP Acronyms


AAC (Advanced Accelerator Concepts)

AAC (Accelerator Advisory Committee : Fermilab)

ACI (Division of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure : NSF)

ADMX (Axion Dark Matter Experiment : DOE Livermore)

AIP (American Institute of Physics)

ALCF (Argonne Leadership Computing Facility : Argonne)

Alcator C-Mod (High Magnetic Field Tokamak : MIT)

AMS (Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer)

ANL (Argonne National Lab)

APEX (Alliance for Application Performance at Extreme Scale)

APS (American Physical Society)

APS (Advanced Photon Source)

APS-U (Advanced Photon Source Upgrade)

ARM (Atmospheric Radiation Measurement : DOE)

ARPA-E (Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy : DOE)

AS (Accelerator Stewardship : DOE )

ASCR (Advanced Scientific Computing Research : DOE)

ASR (Atmospheric System Research : DOE)

AST (Astronomical Sciences : Division of NSF MPS)

ATF (Accelerator Test Facility)

ATLAS (ATLAS Detector for LHC : CERN)

Auger (Pierre Auger Observatory)

BaBar (B-factory detector : SLAC)

B-Factory (B physics accelerator : SLAC)

BEAST (Beam Exorcism for A STable Belle Experiment (detector) : KEK)

BELLA (Berkeley Labo Laser Accelerator : LBNL)

BELLE (B physics experiment : KEK)

BELLE II (Upgrade to BELLE)

BER (Biological and Environmental Research)

BES (Basic Energy Sciences : DOE)

BESAC (Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee : DOE)

BioMaPS (Research at the Interface of Biological, Mathematical, and Physical Sciences and Engineering : NSF)

BNL (Brookhaven National Lab)

CCF (Computing and Communication Foundations : NSF)

CD (Critical Decision)

CD-0 stage (preconceptual planning)
CD-1 stage (conceptual design)
CD-2 stage (preliminary design)
CD-3 stage (final design)
CD-4 stage (construction)

CD-0 approved (Approve mission need)
CD-1 approved (Approve alternative selection and cost range)
CD-2 approved (Approve performance baseline)
CD-3 approved (Approve start of construction)
CD-4 approved (Approve start of operations or completion)

CDF (Collider Detector at Fermilab (and collaboration) : Fermilab)

CDMS (Cryogenic Dark Matter Search)

CDR (Conceptual Design Report)

CDS&E (Computation and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering)

CEBAF (Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facilty : at Jefferson Lab)

CERN (Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire)

CFN (Center for Functional Nanomaterials : DOE)

CHE (Chemistry : Division of NSF MPS)

CIF21 (Cyberinfrastructure Framework for 21st Century Science : NSF)

CINT (Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies : Los Alamos)

CLIC (Compact Linear Collider : CERN)

CMB (Cosmic Microwave Background)

CMS (Compact Muon Solenoid Detector : CERN)

CNM (Center for Nanoscale Materials : CNM)

CNMS (Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences : Oak Ridge, DOE)

CPLC (Center for the Physics of Living Cells : NSF)

CTBP (Center for Theoretical Biological Physics : NSF)

CUA (Center for Ultracold Atoms : NSF)

D0 (Fermilab ppbar detector and collaboration: Fermilab)

DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency : DOD)

DASPOS (Data and Software Preservation for Open Science : NSF)

Daya Bay (Daya Bay Reactor Neutrino Experiment : China)

DIBBs (Data Infrastructure Building Blocks : NSF)

DES (Dark Energy Survey)

DESI (Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument)

DIII-D (tokamak fusion reactor)

DMR (Materials Research : Division of MPS NSF)

DMREF (Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future : NSF)

DMS (Mathematical Sciences : Division of MPS NSF)

DOD (Department of Defense)

DOE (Department of Energy)

DPF (Divison of Particles and Fields : American Physical Society)

DUNE (Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment : Homestake Mine, South Dakota)

EAST (Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak : Hefei, China)

eBOSS (Extended Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey)

ECFA (European Committee for Future Accelerators)

ECI (Exascale Computing Initiative)

ECP (Exascale Computing Project)

EFRC (Energy Frontier Research Center)

EMSL (Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory : DOE)

EPP (Elementary Particle Physics : NSF)

ESAAB (Energy Systems Acquisition Advisory Board : DOE)

ESnet (Energy Sciences Network : DOE)

EUV (Extreme Ultraviolet)

FACET-II (Facility for Accelerator Science and Experiment Test Beams-II : SLAC)

FALC (Funding Agencies for Large Colliders)

FCE (Forum for Computational Excellence : Argonne)

FDR (Final Design Review : NSF)

FGST (Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope : SLAC DOE)

Fermi/Glast (FGST – Fermi/Glast Gamma-Ray Telescope : SLAC DOE)

FES (Fusion Energy Sciences)

FNAL (Fermi National Laboratory)

FOA (Funding Opportunities Announcement)

FRIB (Facility for Rare Isotope Beams : DOE)

FY (Fiscal Year)

GARD (General Accelerator R&D)

GRETA (Gamma-Ray Energy Tracking Array)

HAWC (High -Altitude Water Cherenkov Observatory)

HPS (Heavy Photon Search)

HEDLP (Heavy Ion Fusion Science)

HEP (High Energy Physics)

HEPAP (High Energy Physics Advisory Panel : HEPAP)

HFIR (High Flux Istope Reactor : DOE)

HIF (Heavy Ion Fusion)

HL-LHC (High-Luminosity Large Hadron Collider)

ICARUS (Imaging Cosmic and Rare Underground Signals)

ICFA (International Committee for Future Accelerators)

I-Corps (Innovation Corps : NSF)

INCLUDES (Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners that have been Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science : NSF)

INFEWS (Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy and Water : NSF)

IPA (Intergovernmental Personnel Act)

ITER (Fusion Experiment in France)

JGI (Joint Genome Institute : DOE)

JILA (Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics : Colorado, NSF)

JINA (Joint Institute for Nuclear Astrophysics : NSF)

JPARC (Japan Proton Accelerator Research Complex)

JQI (Joint Quantum Institute : NSF)

K2K/T2K (KEK to Kamioka / Tokai to Kamioka)

KICP (Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physic : Univ of Chicago, NSF)

KITP (Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics : Santa Barbara, NSF)

KLM (K-long/muon upgrade)

K0TO (KL0 to pi-nu-nubar experiment : JPARC)

KSTAR (Korea Superconducting Tokamak Advanced Research)

ILC (International Linear Collider)

LArTPC (Liquid Argon Time Projection Chamber)

LBNL/LBL (Lawrence Berkeley National Lab)

LBNF (Long Baseline Neutrino Facility)

LCLS-II (Coherent Light-Source-II)

LHC (Large Hadron Collider : CERN)

LHCb (b-physics detector for LHC : CERN)

LIC (Line Item Construction)

LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory)

LQCD (Lattice QCD)

LPA (Laser-Plasma Accelerators)

LSST (Large Synoptic Survey Telescope)

LSSTcam (Large Synoptic Survey Telescope Camera)

LUX (Large Underground Xenon experiment)

LZ (LUX-Zeplin experiment)

MCB (Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences : NSF)

MEC (Matter at Extreme Conditions)

MEXT (Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology)

MicroBooNE (neutrino experiment : Fermilab, on the Booster neutrino beam)

MIE (Major Item of Equipment)

MINERvA (neutrino experiment : Fermilab)

MiniBooNe (neutrino experiment : Fermilab)

MINOS (Main Injector Neutrino Oscillation Search : Fermilab)

MPS (Mathematics and Physics Sciences : NSF)

MREFC (Major Research Equipment and Facilities Construction : NSF)

Mu2e (Muon to Electron experiment : Fermilab)

Muon g-2 (muon g-2 experiment : Fermilab)

NACA (National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics)

NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)

NERSC (National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center : DOE)

NNSA (National Nuclear Security Administration)

NovA (NuMI Off-Axis neutrino-e Appearance : Fermilab)

NP (Nuclear Physics Program : DOE)

NRT (NSF Research Traineeship : NSF)

NSAC (Nuclear Science Advisory Committee : DOE)

NSCI (National Strategic Computing Initiative : NSF)

NSCL (National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory : NSF)

NSF (National Science Foundation)

NSF-AST (Astronomical Sciences : Division of NSF MPS)

NSF-PLR (Division of Polar Programs : NSF)

NSF-PHY (Division of Physics : NSF)

NSLS-II (National Synchrotron Light Source-II : BNL)

NSRCs (Nanoscale Science Research Centers : DOE)

NSCI (National Strategic Computing Initiative : NSF)

NSTX-U (fusion stuff#)

NuMI (Neutrinos at the Main Injector : Fermilab)

OHEP (Office of High Energy Physics : DOE)

OLCF (Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility)

OMA (Multidisciplinary Activities Division : Division of MPS NSF)

OMB (Office of Management and Budget)

OP (Optics and Photonics : NSF)

OPC (Other Project Costs : DOE)

OSG (Open Science Grid : NSF)

PED (Project Engineering and Design)

P5 (Particle Physcis Project Prioritization Panel)

PA (Particle Astrophysics : NSF)

PAMS (Portfolio Analysis and Management System : DOE)

PAPPG (Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide : NSF)

PDR (Preliminary Design Review : NSF)

PFC (Physics Frontier Center : NSF)

PHY (Physics : Division of MPS NSF)

PIP-II (Proton Improvement Plan II : Fermilab)

PLR (Division of Polar Programs : NSF)

QIS (Quantum Information Science)

REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates : NSF)

RFI (Request for Information)

RHIC (Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider)

R&D (Research and Development)

R&R (Research & Related : NSF) #caldwell p.15

R&RA (Research and Related Activities : NSF)

SaTC (Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace : NSF)

SI2 (Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation : NSF)

SBN (Short Baseline Neutrino)

SBND (Short Baseline Neutrino Detector)

SLI (Science Laboratory Infrastructure : DOE Labs)

SNS (Spallation Neutron Source : Oak Ridge)

SURF (Sanford Underground Research Facility)

SC (Office of Science : DOE)

SC (superconducting, superconductor)

SciDAC (Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing : DOE)

SDSS (Sloan Digital Sky Survey)

SEES (Science, Engineering and Education for Sustainability : NSF)

SIPF (Stable Isotope Production Facility)

SLAC (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)

SNO (Sudbury Neutrino Observatory)

SPT (South Pole Telescope)

SPTpol (South Pole Telescope polarization)

SSRL (Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource : SLAC)

Super-K (Super Kamiokande)

T2K (Tokia to Kamioka experiment)

TEC (Total Estimated Cost for capital equipement expenses)

TMF (The Molecular Foundry : DOE)

TPC (Total Project Cost)

UtB (Understanding the Brain : NSF)

VERITAS (Very Energetic Radiation Imaging Telescope Array System)

W7-X (Wendelstein 7-X nuclear fusion reactor : Max Planck Institute, Germany)

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