Laboratory for Fluorescence Dynamics

A NIH research center for biomedical fluorescence spectroscopy at the University of California, Irvine

Abbreviations

Acronyms and initialisms used in publications of the Laboratory for Fluorescence Dynamics (LFD):

1D One Dimensional
2D Two Dimensional
3D Three Dimensional
A Adenosine (nucleoside)
A Alanine (amino acid)
A Ampere (unit of electric current)
AA Amino Acid
AA Anti Aliasing
AAC Advanced Audio Coding
AAP Association of American Physicians
ABI Application Binary Interface
Abu 2-Aminobutyric acid diradical C4H7NO (atom group)
AC Alternating Current
Ac Actinium (chemical element)
AC Air Conditioning
ACC Anterior Cingulate Cortex
Acet Acetyl C2H3O (atom group)
ACF Auto Correlation Function
Acm Acetamidomethyl C3H6NO (atom group)
ACPI Advanced Configuration and Power Interface
AcPyADH 3-Acetylpyridine Adenine Dinucleotide
ACS American Chemical Society
AD Active Directory
Adao Adamantyloxy C10H15O (atom group)
ADC Analog to Digital Converter
ADF Analog Frequency Domain
ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
ADP Adenosine diphosphate (nucleotide)
ADSL Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line
AEC Apical Epithelial Cap
AES Advanced Encryption Standard
AF Anisotropic Filtering
AFD Analog Frequency Domain
Ag Silver (chemical element)
AGP Accelerated Graphics Port
AHE Adaptive Histogram Equalization
Aib alpha-Aminoisobutyric acid diradical C4H7NO (atom group)
AIDS Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
AJAX Asynchronous JavaScript and XML
AK Adenylate Kinase
AK Alaska (u.s. state)
AKA Also Known As
Al Aluminium (chemical element)
AL Alabama (u.s. state)
Ala Alanine (amino acid)
Ala Alainine diradical C3H5NO (atom group)
AM Ante Meridiem
Am Americium (chemical element)
AMD Advanced Micro Devices (company)
AMP Adenosine monophosphate (nucleotide)
AMS American Mathematical Society
ANN Approximate Nearest Neighbor
ANSI American National Standards Institute
ANT Attention Network Test
AOI Angle of Incidence
AOM Acousto Optical Modulator
AOTF Acousto Optical Tunable Filter
APA American Psychological Association
APD Avalanche Photodiode
API Application Programming Interface
apoA Apolipoprotein A
APS American Physical Society
APSS Association of Professional Sleep Societies
Ar Argon (chemical element)
AR Arkansas (u.s. state)
Arg Arginine (amino acid)
Arg Arginine diradical C6H12N4O (atom group)
Argp Arginine triradical C6H11N4O (atom group)
ARP Address Resolution Protocol
ARVO Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
As Arsenic (chemical element)
AS American Samoa (u.s. state)
ASCB American Society for Cell Biology
ASCI American Society for Clinical Investigation
ASCII American Standard Code for Information Interchange
ASIC Application-Specific Integrated Circuit
ASM Assembly (programming language)
ASM Angular Spectrum Method
Asn Asparagine (amino acid)
Asn Asparagine diradical C4H6N2O2 (atom group)
Asnp Asparagine triradical C4H5N2O2 (atom group)
ASP Active Server Page
Asp Aspartic Acid (amino acid)
Asp Aspartic acid diradical C4H5NO3 (atom group)
Aspp Aspartic acid triradical C4H4NO3 (atom group)
AST Abstract Syntax Tree
Asu alpha-Aminosuberic acid diradical C8H13NO3 (atom group)
Asup alpha-Aminosuberic acid triradical C8H12NO3 (atom group)
At Astatine (chemical element)
ATA Advanced Technology Attachment
ATAPI AT Attachment Packet Interface
ATI Array Technologies Incorporated (company)
ATLAS Automatically Tuned Linear Algebra Software
ATM Asynchronous Transfer Mode
ATM Automated Teller Machine
ATP Adenosine triphosphate (nucleotide)
ATR Attenuated Total Reflectance
ATS American Thoracic Society
ATT Adipose Tissue Thickness
Au Gold (chemical element)
AU Airy Unit
AU Arbitrary Unit
AUX Auxiliary
AV Audio Visual
AV Accessible Volume
AVI Audio Video Interleave
AZ Arizona (u.s. state)
B Boron (chemical element)
B&H Becker and Hickl
Ba Barium (chemical element)
BAM Big Awesome Microscope
BBM Brush Border Membrane
BC Blood Cholesterol
BDFL Benevolent Dictator for Life
Be Beryllium (chemical element)
BF Blood Flow
Bh Bohrium (chemical element)
BH Breath Holding
Bi Bismuth (chemical element)
BIF Built In Function
BiFC Bimolecular Fluorescence Complementation
BIFL Burst Integrated Fluorescence Lifetime
BIOS Basic Input/Output System
BJ Biophysical Journal
Bk Berkelium (chemical element)
BLAS Basic Linear Algebra Subprogram
BLI Beckman Laser Institute (university of california, irvine)
BME Biomedical Engineering
BME ß-Mercaptoethanol
BMES Biomedical Engineering Society
BMP Bitmap
BMP Basic Multilingual Plane
BNC Bayonet Neill-Concelman
Boc t-Butoxycarbonyl C5H9O2 (atom group)
BoF Birds of a Feather
BOLD Blood Oxygen Level Dependent
BOM Byte Order Mark
Bom Benzyloxymethyl C8H9O (atom group)
bp Base Pair
BPNN Backpropagation Neural Network
bps Bits per Second
BPTI Bovine Pancreatic Trypsin Inhibitor
Bq Becquerel (unit of activity of a radionuclide)
Br Bromine (chemical element)
Brz 2-Bromobenzyloxycarbonyl C8H6BrO2 (atom group)
BSA Bovine Serum Albumin
BSD Berkeley Software Distribution
BSOD Bovine Erythrocyte Cu, Zn Superoxide Dismutase
BSoD Blue Screen of Death
BTRC Biomedical Technology Research Center
Bu Butyl C4H9 (atom group)
BUDS Bifurcating Ultrametric Distributed System
Bum t-Butoxymethyl C5H11O (atom group)
BW Bandwidth
Bz Benzoyl C7H5O (atom group)
Bzl Benzyl C7H7 (atom group)
Bzlo Benzyloxy C7H7O (atom group)
C Cytidine (nucleoside)
C Cysteine (amino acid)
C Carbon (chemical element)
C Coulomb (unit of electric charge, quantity of electricity)
Ca Calcium (chemical element)
CA California (u.s. state)
CAD Computer Aided Design
CAL Client Access License
CAM Computer Aided Manufacturing
CaM Calmodulin
CAM Cell Adhesion Molecule
cAMP Cyclic Adenosine Monophosphate
CAPTCHA Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart
CARS Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman Scattering
CAS Chemical Abstracts Service
CAS Computer Algebra System
CAT Computed Axial Tomography
CBIF Confocal Bio-Imaging Facility
CCBS Center for Complex Biological Systems (university of california, irvine)
CCCS Campus Credit Card System
CCD Charge Coupled Device
CCDC Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre
CCF Cross Correlation Function
CCFT Center for Commercialization of Fluorescence Technologies
CCITT International Telegraph and Telephone Consultative Committee
CD Compact Disc
CD Circular Dichroism
Cd Cadmium (chemical element)
cd Candela (unit of luminous intensity)
CDC Child Development Center (university of california, irvine)
CDC Center for Disease Control
CDF Cumulative Distribution Function
CDP Cytidine Diphosphate (nucleotide)
Ce Cerium (chemical element)
CEO Chief Executive Officer
Cf Californium (chemical element)
CFD Constant Fraction Discriminator
CFL Compact Fluorescent Lighting
CFM Confocal Fluorescence Microscope
CFP Cyan Fluorescent Protein
CFS Center for Fluorescence Spectroscopy (university of maryland at baltimore)
CGI Common Gateway Interface
CGR Chaos Game Representation
Cha beta-Cyclohexylalanine diradical C9H15NO (atom group)
Chl Chlorophyll
CHO Chinese Hamster Ovary (cell line)
Chxo Cyclohexyloxy C6H11O (atom group)
CIE Commission Internationale de l'Eclairage (international commission on illumination)
CIF Crystallographic Information File
CIFS Common Internet File System
CISC Complex Instruction Set Computer
Cit Citrulline diradical C6H11N3O2 (atom group)
CITES Campus Information Technologies and Educational Services (university of illinois at urbana-champaign)
Citp Citrulline triradical C6H10N3O2 (atom group)
Cl Chlorine (chemical element)
CLAHE Contrast Limited Adaptive Histogram Equalization
CLI Command Line Interface
CLR Common Language Runtime
CLSM  Confocal Laser-Scanning Microscope
Clz 2-Chlorobenzyloxycarbony C8H6ClO2 (atom group)
Cm Curium (chemical element)
CMC Critical Micelle Concentration
CMOS Complementary Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor
CMP Cytidine Monophosphate (nucleotide)
CMV Cytomegalovirus
CMYK Cyan Magenta Yellow Key (color space)
CN Common Name
CNC Computer Numerical Control
CNIC Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares (madrid, spain)
CNL Cognitive Neuroimaging Lab
CNS Congress of Neurological Surgeons
CNT Carbon nanotube
Co Cobalt (chemical element)
CO Colorado (u.s. state)
CoA Coenzyme A
COM Component Object Model
COM Center of Mass
CoQ Coenzyme Q
Cp Cyclopentadienyl C5H5 (atom group)
CPK Corey-Pauling-Koltun
CPM Counts per Minute
CPM Currywurst Pommes Mayo
cpsm Counts per second per molecule
CPU Central Processing Unit
Cr Chromium (chemical element)
CR Carriage Return
CRC Cyclic Redundancy Check
CRT Cathode Ray Tube
CRUD Create Read Update and Delete
Cs Caesium (chemical element)
CS Computer Science
CSF Cerebrospinal Fluid
CSS Cascading Style Sheets
CSS Content Scrambling System
CSV Comma Separated Values
CT Charge Transfer
CT Computed Tomography
CT Connecticut (u.s. state)
CTP Cytidine Triphosphate (nucleotide)
Cu Copper (chemical element)
CUDA Compute Unified Device Architecture
CVS Concurrent Versioning System
CVSD Continuously Variable Slope Delta
CW Continuous Wave
CWL Center Wavelength
Cy Cyclohexyl C6H11 (atom group)
Cys Cysteine (amino acid)
Cys Cysteine diradical C3H5NOS (atom group)
Cysp Cysteine triradical C3H4NOS (atom group)
CZI Carl Zeiss Image
D Aspartic Acid (amino acid)
dA Deoxyadenosine (nucleoside)
DA Dopamine
dADP Deoxyadenosine diphosphate (nucleotide)
dAMP Deoxyadenosine monophosphate (nucleotide)
DANCA 4-[2'-(dimethylamino)-6'-naphthoyl]cyclohexanecarboxylic acid
DAPI 4',6-diamidino-2-phenylindole
DAQ Data Acquisition
DARET  Depolarization After Resonance Energy Transfer
DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
DAS Direct Attached Storage
dATP Deoxyadenosine triphosphate (nucleotide)
Db Dubnium (chemical element)
dB Decibel (logarithmic unit of measurement)
DBC Developmental Biology Center (university of california, irvine)
DBMS Database Management Systems
DBP Driving Biological Problem
DC Direct Current
dC Deoxycytidine (nucleoside)
DC District Of Columbia (u.s. state)
DCA Dichloroacetate
dCDP Deoxycytidine diphosphate (nucleotide)
dCMP Deoxycytidine monophosphate (nucleotide)
dCTP Deoxycytidine triphosphate (nucleotide)
DDE Delay Differential Equation
Dde Dde C10H13O2 (atom group)
DDM Double-Differential Method
DDR Double Data Rate
DDS Digital Data Storage
DDS Direct Digital Synthesizer
DE Delaware (u.s. state)
DEBP Diethynylbiphenyl
deg Degree
DEMUX Demultiplexer
DES Dry Eye Syndrome
DFD Digital Frequency Domain
DFS Distributed File System
dG Deoxyguanosine (nucleoside)
dGDP Deoxyguanosine diphosphate (nucleotide)
dGMP Deoxyguanosine monophosphate (nucleotide)
dGTP Deoxyguanosine triphosphate (nucleotide)
DHCP Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
DHFR Dihydrofolate Reductase (protein)
DHM Digital Holographic Microscopy
DHP 1,6-Diphenyl-1,3,5-hexatriene
DIB Device Independent Bitmap
DIC Differential Interference Contrast
DIMM Dual In-line Memory Module
DIN Deutsches Institut für Normung (german institute for standardization)
DIVER Deep Imaging Via Enhanced-photon Recovery
DKFZ Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (german cancer research center)
DL Delayed Luminescence
DMA Direct Memory Access
DMPC L-α-Dimyristoylphosphatidylcholine
DMPG L-α-Dimyristoylphosphatidylglycerol
DN Distinguished Name
DNA Deoxyribonucleic Acid
Dnp 2,4-Dinitrophenyl C6H3N2O4 (atom group)
DNS Domain Name System
DOB Date of Birth
DoD Department of Defense
DODAC Dioctadecyl-dimethyl-ammonium chloride
DoE Department of Energy
DOF Depth of Field
DOI Digital Object Identifier
DOM Document Object Model
DOS Diffuse Optical Tomography
DOT Diffuse Optical Tomography
DPF Differential Pathlength Factor
DPFDS Digital Parallel Frequency-Domain Spectroscopy
DPHpPC 1-palmitoyl-2-[[2-[4- (6-phenyl-trans-1,3,5-hexatrienyl)phenyl]ethyl]carbonyl]-3-sn-phosphatidylcholine
DPI Dots per Inch
Dpp Decapentaplegic
DPPC L-α-Dipalmitoylphosphatidylcholine
DRM Digital Rights Management
DRS Diffuse Reflectance Spectroscopy
DRY Don't Repeat Yourself
ds Double Stranded
DSCM Disk Scanning Confocal Microscope
DSE Debye-Stokes-Einstein
DSL Digital Subscriber Line
DSL Domain Specific Language
DSM Disoders Diagnostic Criteria
DSP Digital Signal Processing
DSS Data Security Standards
dT Deoxythymidine (nucleoside)
dTDP Deoxythymidine diphosphate (nucleotide)
dTMP Deoxythymidine monophosphate (nucleotide)
DTP Desktop Publishing
dTTP Deoxythymidine triphosphate (nucleotide)
dU Deoxyuridine (nucleoside)
dUDP Deoxyuridine diphosphate (nucleotide)
dUMP Deoxyuridine monophosphate (nucleotide)
dUTP Deoxyuridine triphosphate (nucleotide)
DVD Digital Versatile Disc
DVI Digital Visual Interface
DWS Diffusing-Wave Spectroscopy
Dy Dysprosium (chemical element)
E Glutamic Acid (amino acid)
EAP Endothelial Adhesive Platforms
ECG Electrocardiogram
ECM Extracellular Matrix
EDTA Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid
EEG Electroencephalogram
EEPROM Electrically Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory
EF Elongation Factor
EG Enrico Gratton
EGFP Enhanced Green Fluorescent Protein
EH&S Environmental Health & Safety
EIA Enzyme Immunoassay Test
EKG Electrocardiogram
ELISA Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
EM Electromagnetism
EM Electron Microscope
EMBL European Molecular Biology Laboratory
EMCCD Electron Multiplying Charge Coupled Device
ENTH Epsin N-terminal homology
EOI End Of Information
EOL End Of Line
EPD Enthought Python Distribution
EPROM Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory
Eq Equivalent (unit)
Er Erbium (chemical element)
EROS Event-Related Optical Signals
ERP Electrically Recorded Potential
ERP Event Related Potential
Es Einsteinium (chemical element)
ESCRT Endosomal Sorting Complex Required for Transport
ESR Electron Spin Resonance
Et Ethyl C2H5 (atom group)
Eu Europium (chemical element)
EULA End-User License Agreement
EXAFS Extended X-ray Absorption Fine Structure
EXIF Exchangeable File Format
F Phenylalanine (amino acid)
F Fluorine (chemical element)
F Farad (unit of capacitance)
F Fahrenheit (unit of temperature)
FACS Fluorescence-Activated Cell Sorting
FAD Flavin Adenine Dinucleotide
FAK Focal Adhesion Kinase
FAQ Frequently Asked Questions
FASIC Fluctuation Analysis of Speckle Image Correlation
FBP Flow Based Programming
FC Free Cholesterol
FC Fibre Channel
FCA Fluorescence Cumulant Analysis
FCC Federal Communications Commission
FCCS Fluorescence Cross-Correlation Spectroscopy
FCM Fluorescence Speckle Microscopy
FCS Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy
FD Frequency Domain
FDA Fully Differential Amplifier
FDA Food and Drug Administration
FDPM Frequency Domain Photon Migration
Fe Iron (chemical element)
FFS Fluorescence Fluctuation Spectroscopy
FFT Fast Fourier Transform
FIDA Fluorescence Intensity Distribution Analysis
FIFO First In First Out
FIONA Fluorescence Imaging with One Nanometer Accuracy
FIRCA Fogarty International Research Collaboration Award
FISH Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization
FITC Fluorescein Isothiocyanate
FITS Flexible Image Transport System
Fl Fluorescein
FL Florida (u.s. state)
FLAC Free Lossless Audio Codec
FLAP Fluorescence Localization After Photobleaching
FLI Fluorescence Lifetime-resolved Imaging
FLIM Fluorescence Lifetime-resolved Imaging Microscopy
FLIM Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging
FLIP Fluorescence Loss In Photobleaching
FLOP Fluorescence Lifetime Operating Program
FLOPS Floating Point Operations per Second
FLUM Fluorescence Lifetime User Manual
FLV Flash Video
FM Frequency Modulation
Fm Fermium (chemical element)
FM Federated States Of Micronesia (u.s. state)
Fmoc Fluorenylmethoxycarbonyl C15H11O2 (atom group)
fMRI Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Fn Fibronectin
For Formyl CHO (atom group)
FOSS Free and Open-Source Software
FP Functional Programming
FP Fluorescent Protein
FPGA Field Programmable Gate Array
FPS Frames per Second
FPU Floating Point Unit
FQDN Fully Qualified Domain Name
Fr Francium (chemical element)
FRAP Flourescence Recovery After Photobleaching
FRET Förster Resonance Energy Transfer
FSMO Flexible Single Master Operations
FTIR Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy
FTP File Transfer Protocol
FWHM Full Width at Half Maximum
G Guanosine (nucleoside)
G Glycine (amino acid)
GA Genetic Algorithm
Ga Gallium (chemical element)
GA Georgia (u.s. state)
Gbps Gigabits per second
GC Garbage Collection
GCC GNU compiler collection
gcd Greatest Common Divisor
Gd Gadolinium (chemical element)
GDAL Geospatial Data Abstraction Library
GdHCl Guanidine Hydrochloride
GDP Guanosine diphosphate (nucleotide)
Ge Germanium (chemical element)
GE General Electric (company)
GENI Gold Enhanced Nano Imaging
GFP Green Fluorescent Protein
GFP Green Fluorescent Pasta
GIL Global Interpreter Lock
GL Graphics Library
GL Gaussian Lorenzian
Gln Glutamine (amino acid)
Gln Glutamine diradical C5H8N2O2 (atom group)
Glnp Glutamine triradical C5H7N2O2 (atom group)
Glp Pyroglutamine C5H5NO2 (atom group)
GLSA Global Least Squares Analysis
Glu Glutamic Acid (amino acid)
Glu Glutamic acid diradical C5H7NO3 (atom group)
Glup Glutamic acid triradical C5H6NO3 (atom group)
Gly Glycine (amino acid)
Gly Glycine diradical C2H3NO (atom group)
GmbH Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung
GMP Guanosine monophosphate (nucleotide)
GMT Greenwich Mean Time
GNU GNU is Not Unix
GP Generalized Polarization
GPC Gaussian-Pixel Convolution
GPC Generalised Phase Contrast
GPI Glycosylphosphatidylinositol
GPL GNU General Public License
GPS Global Positioning System
GPU Graphics Processing Unit
GSL Glycosphingolipid
GSL GNU Scientific Library
GTK GIMP Toolkit
GTP Guanosine triphosphate (nucleotide)
GU Guam (u.s. state)
GUI Graphical User Interface
GUV Giant Unilamellar Vesicle
Gy Gray (unit of absorbed dose, specific energy, kerma)
H Histidine (amino acid)
H Hydrogen (chemical element)
H Henry (unit of inductance)
Hb Hemoglobin
Hci Homocitrulline diradical C7H13N3O2 (atom group)
Hcip Homocitrulline triradical C7H12N3O2 (atom group)
HCMV Human Cytomegalovirus
HD High Definition
HD Hard Drive
HDD Hard Disk Drive
HDF Hierarchical Data Format
HDL High Density Lipoprotein
HDR High Dynamic Range
He Helium (chemical element)
Hf Hafnium (chemical element)
Hg Mercury (chemical element)
HG Harmonic Generator
HHb Deoxyhemoglobin
HHMI Howard Hughes Medical Institute
HI Hawaii (u.s. state)
His Histidine (amino acid)
His Histidine diradical C6H7N3O (atom group)
Hisp Histidine triradical C6H6N3O (atom group)
HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus
HKCU HKEY_CURRENT_USER
HKLM HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
HLS Hue Lightness Saturation (color space)
Ho Holmium (chemical element)
HOMO Highest Occupied Molecular Orbital
HP Hewlett Packard (company)
HPC High-Performance Computing
HPLC High Performance Liquid Chromatography
HPM High Performance Microscope
HPTLC High Performance Thin Layer Chromatography
HR Heart Rate
HRMS High Resolution Mass Spectrometry
Hs Hassium (chemical element)
Hser Homoserine diradical C4H7NO2 (atom group)
Hserp Homoserine triradical C4H6NO2 (atom group)
HSOD Human Superoxide Dismutase
hSOD Human Superoxide Dismutase
HSSoE Henry Samueli School of Engineering
HSV Hue Saturation Value (color space)
HTML Hypertext Markup Language
HTPC Home Theater PC
HTT Huntingtin
HTTP Hypertext Transfer Protocol
HTTPS Secure Hypertext Transfer Protocol
HUMO Highest Unoccupied Molecular Orbital
HUT Head-Up Tilt
Hx Hexyl C6H11 (atom group)
Hyp Hydroxyproline diradical C5H7NO2 (atom group)
Hypp Hydroxyproline triradical C5H6NO2 (atom group)
Hz Herz (unit of frequency)
I Isoleucine (amino acid)
I Iodine (chemical element)
I/O In Out
IA Iowa (u.s. state)
IBM International Business Machines Corporation (company)
IC Integrated Circuit
ICAM Intercellular Adhesion Molecule
ICCD Intensified Charge Coupled Device
ICD Installable Client Driver
ICG Indocyanine Green
ICS Image Correlation Spectroscopy
ICT Intramolecular Charge Transfer
ID Idaho (u.s. state)
ID Identification
ID Identifier
IDE Integrated Development Environment
IDF Image File Directory
IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
IETF Internet Engineering Task Force
IFITM Interferon-inducible transmembrane
IFS Iterated Function System
Ig Immunoglobulin
IGB Institute for Genomic Biology (university of illinois at urbana-champaign)
IGB Institute for Genomics and Bioinformatics (university of california, irvine)
IgG Immunoglobulin G
IIS Internet Information Server
IL Illinois (u.s. state)
Ile Isoleucine (amino acid)
Ile Isoleucine diradical C6H11NO (atom group)
ILK Integrin Linked Kinase
IM Instant Messenger
IMB Institute for Molecular Biotechnology
IMSD Image Mean Square Displacement
In Indium (chemical element)
IN Indiana (u.s. state)
Inc Incorporated
INF Infinite
INF Information File
IP Internet Protocol
IP Intellectual Property
IPA International Phonetic Alphabet
IPC Inter-Process Communication
IPTC International Press Telecommunications Council
IR Infrared
Ir Iridium (chemical element)
IRC Internet Relay Chat
IRF Instrument Response Function
IRQ Interrupt Request
ISA Industry Standard Architecture
ISAPI Internet Server Application Programming Interface
ISBN International Standard Book Number
ISC Intersystem Crossing
ISO International Organization for Standardization
ISOTT International Society on Oxygen Transport to Tissue
ISS Instrumenzione Scientificia Sperimentale (company)
IT Information Technology
ITK Insight segmentation and registration ToolKit
IV Intravenous
Ivdde 1-[4,4-dimethyl-2,6-dioxocyclohexylidene)3-methylbutyl C14H21O2 (atom group)
J Joule (unit of energy, work, quantity of heat)
JDK Java Development Kit
JIT Just in Time
JPEG Joint Photographic Experts Group
JRE Java Runtime Environment
JS JavaScript
K Lysine (amino acid)
K Potassium (chemical element)
K Kelvin (unit of thermodynamic temperature)
kat Katal (unit of catalytic activity)
KB Knowledge Base
KDC Key Distribution Center
kg Kilogram (unit of mass)
kICS k-space Image Correlation Spectroscopy
KITP Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (university of california, santa barbara)
Kr Krypton (chemical element)
KS Kansas (u.s. state)
KVM Keyboard, Video, Mouse
KY Kentucky (u.s. state)
L Leucine (amino acid)
La Lanthanum (chemical element)
LA Louisiana (u.s. state)
LAMMP Laser Microbeam and Medical Program (university of california, irvine)
LAMP Linux Apache MySQL PHP
LAN Local Area Network
LAPACK Linear Algebra PACKage
LASER Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation
LAURDAN 6-dodecanoyl-2-dimethylamino-naphthalene
LBS Laser Breast Scanner
LCD Liquid Crystal Display
LCTF Liquid Crystal Tunable Filter
LDAP Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
LDH Lactic Dehydrogenase
LDL Low Density Lipoprotein
LENS Laboratory for Non-linear Spectroscopy
Leu Leucine (amino acid)
Leu Leucine diradical C6H11NO (atom group)
LF Line Feed
LFD Laboratory for Fluorescence Dynamics (university of california, irvine)
Li Lithium (chemical element)
LIFO Last In First Out
LLC Limited Liability Company
lm Lumen (unit of luminous flux)
LOC Lines Of Code
LOMO Lowest Occupied Molecular Orbital
LP Long Pass
LPDS Lipoprotein Deficient Serum
LPT Line Print Terminal
LPT Log-Polar Transformation
Lr Lawrencium (chemical element)
LSCM Laser Scanning Confocal Microscope
LSFM Light Sheet Fluorescence Microscopy
LSI Laser Speckle Imaging
LSM Laser Scanning Microscope
LSQ Least Squares
LTO Linear Tape-Open
Lu Lutetium (chemical element)
LUMO Lowest Unoccupied Molecular Orbital
LVDT Linear Variable Differential Transformer
lx Lux (unit of illuminance)
Lys Lysine (amino acid)
Lys Lysine diradical C6H12N2O (atom group)
Lysp Lysine triradical C6H11N2O (atom group)
LZW Lempel Ziv Welch
M Methionine (amino acid)
m Meter (unit of length)
MA Massachusetts (u.s. state)
MAC Media Access Control
MAV Moving Average
Mbh 4,4'-Dimethoxybenzhydryl C15H15O2 (atom group)
Mbps Megabits per second
MCA Middle Cerebral Artery
MCMC Markov Chain Monte Carlo
MCP Microchannel Plate
MCSB Mathematical, Computational and Systems Biology (university of california, irvine)
Md Mendelevium (chemical element)
MD Molecular Dynamics
MD Medicinae Doctor (doctor of medicine)
MD Maryland (u.s. state)
MDH Malate Dehydrogenase
ME Mercaptoethanol
ME Maine (u.s. state)
Me Methyl CH3 (atom group)
Mebzl 4-Methylbenzyl C8H9 (atom group)
MEF Mouse Embryonic Fibroblasts
MEG Magnetic Encephalography
MEM Maximum Entropy Method
MEMS Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems
Meobzl 4-Methoxybenzyl1-[4,4-dimethyl-2,6-dioxocyclohexylidene)3-methylbutyl C8H9O (atom group)
MEQ 6-Methoxy-N-ethylquinolinium Iodide
Met Methionine (amino acid)
Met Methionine diradical C5H9NOS (atom group)
MFD Multiparameter Fluorescence Detection
MFP Mean Free Path
Mg Magnesium (chemical element)
MH Marshall Islands (u.s. state)
MI Michigan (u.s. state)
MIA Multivariate Image Analysis
MIMD Multiple Instruction, Multiple Data
MIME Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions
MIP Multum in Parvo
MIPS Million Instructions per Second
MKL Math Kernel Library
MMS β-D-Fructofuranosyl-6-O-myristyl-α-D-Glucopyranoside
Mmt 4-Methoxytrityl C20H17O (atom group)
Mn Manganese (chemical element)
MN Minnesota (u.s. state)
MNP Metallic Nanoparticle
Mo Molybdenum (chemical element)
MO Molecular Orbital
MO Missouri (u.s. state)
mol Mole (unit of amount of substance)
MOMS Maximum Order, Minimum Support
MP Northern Mariana Islands (u.s. state)
MP3 MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3
MPE Multi-Photon Excitation
MPEG Moving Picture Experts Group
MPH Methylphenidate
MPI Max Planck Institute
MPI Message Passing Interface
MPIbpc Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry
MPL Matplotlib
MPM Multiphoton Microscopy
MRI Magnetic Resonance Imaging
MRS Materials Research Society
MS Master of Science
MS Microsoft (company)
MS Mississippi (u.s. state)
MS-DOS Microsoft Disk Operating System
MSC Mesenchymal Stem Cell
MSD Mean Square Displacement
MSDS Material Safety Data Sheet
MSIT Multi-Source Interference Task
MSVC Microsoft Visual C++
Mt Meitnerium (chemical element)
MT Microtubule
MT Montana (u.s. state)
MT Modulation Tracking
MTA Mail Transfer Agent
MTBF Mean Time Between Failures
Mtc 2,2,5,7,8-pentamethylchroman-6-sulphonyl C14H19O3S (atom group)
MTOCs Microtubule Organizing Centers
MTP Mean Transport Path
Mtr 4-Methoxy-2,3,6-trimethylbenzenesulphonyl C10H13O3S (atom group)
Mts Mesitylene-2-sulphonyl C9H11O2S (atom group)
Mtt 4-Methyltrityl C20H17 (atom group)
MUX Multiplexer
MVC Model View Controller
MVPA Multivariate Pattern Analysis
MWNT Multi-walled nanotubes
N Asparagine (amino acid)
N Nitrogen (chemical element)
N Newton (unit of force)
N&B Number and Brightness
NA Numerical Aperture
Na Sodium (chemical element)
NACS Network & Academic Computing Services (university of california, irvine)
NAD Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide
NADP Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide Phosphate
NAN Not A Number
NAS Network Attached Storage
NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NATA N-acetyltryptophanamide
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
Nb Niobium (chemical element)
NC North Carolina (u.s. state)
NC-LBS Non-Contact Laser Breast Scanner
NCRR National Center for Research Resources
ND NADH Dehydrogenase
ND N Dimensional
Nd Neodymium (chemical element)
ND Neutral Density
ND North Dakota (u.s. state)
NDA Non Disclosure Agreement
NDD Non-Descanned Detection
NDP Numeric Data Processor
Ne Neon (chemical element)
NE Nebraska (u.s. state)
NEDD Neural precursor cell Expressed, Developmentally Down-regulated
NetBEUI NetBIOS Extended User Interface
NetBIOS Network Basic Input/Output System
NetCDF Network Common Data Form
NEXAFS Near Edge X-ray Absorption Fine Structure
NH New Hampshire (u.s. state)
Ni Nickel (chemical element)
NI National Instruments (company)
NIBIB National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
NIC Network Interface Controller
NIDDCD National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
NIGMS National Institute of General Medical Sciences
NIH National Institutes of Health
NIHMS NIH Manuscript Submission System
NIM Nanosystems Initiative Munich
NIR Near Infrared
NIRS Near Infrared Spectroscopy
NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology
NJ New Jersey (u.s. state)
Nle Norleucine diradical C6H11NO (atom group)
NM New Mexico (u.s. state)
NMR Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
No Nobelium (chemical element)
No Number
NOE Nuclear Overhauser Effect
Np Neptunium (chemical element)
NPQ Non Photochemical Quenching
Npys 3-Nitro-2-pyridinesulphenyl C5H3N2O2S (atom group)
nrCT Nano Resolution Circular Tracking
NSF National Science Foundation
nSPIRO nanoScale Precise Imaging by Rapid beam Oscillation
NTROI Network for Translational Research: Optical Imaging
NTSC National Television System Committee
NUMA Non-Uniform Memory Access
NURBS Non-Uniform Rational B-Spline
NV Nevada (u.s. state)
Nva Norvaline diradical C5H9NO (atom group)
NY New York (u.s. state)
 Number
O Oxygen (chemical element)
OASIS Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards
OBC Optical Biology Core (university of california, irvine)
OC Orange County
OC Oxygen Consumption
OCT Optical Coherence Tomography
OD Optical Density
ODBC Open Database Connectivity
ODE Ordinary Differential Equation
ODF Open Document Format
Odmab Odmab C20H26NO3 (atom group)
OEM Original Equipment Manufacturer
OH Ohio (u.s. state)
OHb Oxyhemoglobin
OK Opossum Kidney
OK Oklahoma (u.s. state)
OLE Object Linking and Embedding
OLPC One Laptop Per Child
OMA Optical Modulation Amplitude
OME Open Microscopy Environment
OMERO Open Microscopy Environment Remote Objects
OOP Object Oriented Programming
OR Oregon (u.s. state)
ORM Object-Relational Mapper
Orn Ornithine diradical C5H10N2O (atom group)
Ornp Ornithine triradical C5H9N2O (atom group)
OS Operating System
Os Osmium (chemical element)
OSA Obstructive Sleep Apnea
OSA Optical Society of America
OU Optical Unit
P Proline (amino acid)
P Phosphorus (chemical element)
Pa Protactinium (chemical element)
Pa Pascal (unit of pressure, stress)
PA Pennsylvania (u.s. state)
PAC 2-Phenylacetic acid
PAI1 Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor Type 1
PAL Phase Alternating Line
PALM Photoactivated Localization Microscopy
PALM Photo-Activated Localization Microscopy
Pb Lead (chemical element)
Pbf 2,2,4,6,7-pentamethyldihydrobenzofurane-5-sulfonyl C13H17O3S (atom group)
PC Personal Computer
PC Pair Correlation
PCA Principle Component Analysis
pCF Pair Correlation Function
PCH Photon Counting Histogram
PCI Peripheral Component Interconnect
PCI Payment Card Industry
PCR Polymerase Chain Reaction
Pd Palladium (chemical element)
PDA Probability Distribution Analysis
PDA Photon Distribution Analysis
PDB Protein Data Bank
PDE Partial Differential Equation
PDF Portable Document Format
PDFD Parallel Digital Frequency Domain
PDT Pacific Daylight Time
PDW Photon-Density Wave
PDWFCS Photon-Density Wave Fluctuation Correlation Spectroscopy
PEF Plasmons enhanced fluorescence
PEG PCI Express Graphics
PEG Polyethylene glycol
Pen Penicillamine diradical C5H9NOS (atom group)
Penp Penicillamine triradical C5H8NOS (atom group)
PEO Polyethylene oxide
PEP Python Enhancement Proposal
PET Positron Emission Tomography
PFA Partial Function Application
PFK Phosphofructokinase
Ph Phenyl C6H5 (atom group)
PhD Doctor of Philosophy
Phe Phenylalanine (amino acid)
Phe Phenylalanine diradical C9H9NO (atom group)
Phepcl 4-Chlorophenylalanine diradical C9H8ClNO (atom group)
Phg Phenylglycine C8H7NO (atom group)
PHP Personal Home Page tools
PI Principle Investigator
PICS Particle Image Correlation Spectroscopy
PIE Pulsed Interleaved Excitation
PIM Personal Information Manager
PIXE Proton Induced X-ray Emission
PK Protein Kinase
PL Photoluminescence
PLA Phospholipase A
PLIM Phosphorescence Lifetime Imaging
PLL Phase Locked Loop
PM Phase Modulation
PM Post Meridiem
Pm Promethium (chemical element)
Pmc 2,2,5,7,8-Pentamethylchroman-6-sulphonyl C14H19O3S (atom group)
PMC PubMed Central
PMCID PubMed Central reference number
PMT Photomultiplier
PnA Parinaric acid
PNG Portable Network Graphics
PnP Plug and Play
Po Polonium (chemical element)
POP Post Office Protocol
POPC Palmitoyl Oleoyl Phosphatidylcholine
POST Power On Self Test
Ppa Phenylacetic acid C8H7O2 (atom group)
PPT PowerPoint File
PPU Physics Processing Unit
Pr Praseodymium (chemical element)
PR Puerto Rico (u.s. state)
Pro Proline (amino acid)
Pro Proline diradical C5H7NO (atom group)
PRODAN 6-propionyl-2-dimethylamino-naphthalene
Prop Propyl C3H7 (atom group)
PS Photo System
PS PostScript
PSD Power Spectral Density
PSF Point Spread Function
PSF Python Software Foundation
PSI Phase Synchronization Index
PSI Pounds per Square Inch (unit of pressure)
PSK Pre-Shared Key
PT Particle Tracking
Pt Platinum (chemical element)
PTA Phasor Trajectory Analysis
Pu Plutonium (chemical element)
PVD Peripheral Vascular Disease
PW Palau (u.s. state)
PWM Pulse-width Modulation
Py Pyridine C5H5N (atom group)
Pyr Pyroglutamine C5H5NO2 (atom group)
PyrPC 1-palmitoyl-2-[l0-(1-pyrenyl)decanoyl]-phosphatidylcholine
Q Glutamine (amino acid)
Q&D Quick and Dirty
QAM Quadrature Amplitude Modulation
QD Quantum Dot
QnD Quick and Dirty
QT QuickTime (file format)
R Arginine (amino acid)
R&D Research and Developement
Ra Radium (chemical element)
rad Radians (unit of plane angle)
RAID Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks
RAM Random Access Memory
RANSAC RANdom SAmple Consensus
Rb Rubidium (chemical element)
RC Release Candidate
RC Resistor-Capacitor Circuit
RDBMS Relational Database Management System
RDN Relative Distinguished Name
RDP Remote Desktop Protocol
Re Rhenium (chemical element)
REPL Read-Eval-Print Loop
REPL Read-Eval-Print Loop
ReST Restructured Text
Rf Rutherfordium (chemical element)
RF Radio Frequency
RFC Request for Comments
RFID Radio-Frequency Identification
RFP Red Fluorescent Protein
RGB Red Green Blue (color space)
RGBA Red Green Blue Alpha (color space)
Rh Rhodium (chemical element)
Rh Rhodamine
RhB Rhodamine B
RI Rhode Island (u.s. state)
RICS Raster Image Correlation Spectroscopy
RIFF Resource Interchange File Format
RISC Reduced Instruction Set Computing
RMSD Root Mean Square Deviation
RMSE Root Mean Square Error
Rn Radon (chemical element)
RNA Ribonucleic Acid
ROI Region of Interest
ROS Reactive Oxygen Species
rpm Revolutions per Minute
RRBC Rabbit Red Blood Cells
RS Respiratory Signal
RSS Really Simple Syndication
RT Reaction Time
RTE Radiative Transfer Equation
RTX Repeat in Toxin
Ru Ruthenium (chemical element)
S Serine (amino acid)
S Sulfur (chemical element)
s Second (unit of time)
S Siemens (unit of electric conductance)
S/N Signal to Noise
SABCS San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
SAC Scientific Advisory Committee
SAIM Scanning Angle Interference Microscopy
SAN Storage Area Network
Sar Sarcosine diradical C3H5NO (atom group)
SATA Serial Advanced Technology Attachment
Sb Antimony (chemical element)
SBIR Small Business Innovation Research
SBML Systems Biology Markup Language
SC Stratum Corneum
Sc Scandium (chemical element)
SC South Carolina (u.s. state)
SCC Somatic Cell Count
SCS Scanning Correlation Spectroscopy
SCSI Small Computer System Interface
SD Standard Deviation
SD South Dakota (u.s. state)
SDE Standard Diffusion Equation
SDK Software Development Kit
SDM Spinning Disc Microscopy
SDRAM Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory
Se Selenium (chemical element)
SE Stokes-Einstein
SEM Scanning Electron Microscope
Ser Serine (amino acid)
Ser Serine diradical C3H5NO2 (atom group)
Serp Serine triradical C3H4NO2 (atom group)
sFCS scanning Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy
Sg Seaborgium (chemical element)
SGML Standard Generalized Markup Language
SHG Second Harmonic Generation
Si Silicon (chemical element)
SI Le Système International d'unités (international system of units)
SIBPA Societa' Italiana di Biofisica Pura e Applicata
SIG Special Interest Group
SIM Structured Illumination Microscopy
SIMD Single Instruction, Multiple Data
SIP Session Initiation Protocol
SLERP Spherical Linear Interpolation
SLIC Scanning Laser Image Correlation
SLM Spencer Laker Mitchel (company)
Sm Samarium (chemical element)
SMART Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology
SMB Server Message Block
SMP Symmetrical Multiprocessing
SMS Short Message Service
SMTP Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
Sn Tin (chemical element)
SNMP Simple Network Management Protocol
SNR Signal to Noise Ratio
SOAP Simple Object Access Protocol
SP Service Pack
SP Short Pass
SPD Spectral Power Distribution
SPF Sun Protection Factor
SPF Surface Plasmon Resonance
SpIDA Spatial Intensity Distribution Analysis
SPIM Selective Plane Illumination Microscopy
sPLA Secreted Phospholipase A
SPT Single Particle Tracking
SQL Structured Query Language
Sr Strontium (chemical element)
sr Steradian (unit of solid angle)
SR Spatial Resolution
SRC Synchrotron Radiation Center (university of wisconsin-madison)
SRDSA Self-Referencing Differential Spectroscopic Analysis
SRS Stimulated Raman Scattering
ss Single Stranded
SSA Spot Size Analysis
SSFDPM Steady State Frequency Domain Photon Migration
SSH Secure Shell
SSL Secure Sockets Layer
Sta Statine diradical C8H15NO2 (atom group)
Stap Statine triradical C8H14NO2 (atom group)
STC Specific Tumor Component
STED Stimulated Emission Depletion
STICS Spatio Temporal Image Correlation Spectroscopy
STIX Scientific and Technical Information Exchange
STK Stack (file format)
STORM Stochastic Optical Reconstruction Microscopy
STXM Scanning Transmission X-ray Microscopy
Sv Sievert (unit of dose equivalent)
SVD Singular Value Decomposition
SVG Scalable Vector Graphics
SVM Support Vector Machine
SVN Subversion
SWE Society of Women Engineers
SWIG Simplified Wrapper and Interface Generator
SWNT Single-walled nanotubes
T Thymine (nucleoside)
T Threonine (amino acid)
T Tesla (unit of magnetic flux density)
Ta Tantalum (chemical element)
TAC Time to Amplitude Converter
Tacm Trimethylacetamidomethyl C6H12NO (atom group)
Tb Terbium (chemical element)
TBA To Be Announced
TBD To be Determined
Tbdms t-Butyldimethylsilyl C6H15Si (atom group)
Tbu t-Butyl C4H9 (atom group)
Tbuo t-Butoxy C4H9O (atom group)
TBUT Tear Break-Up Time
Tbuthio t-Butylthio C4H9S (atom group)
Tc Technetium (chemical element)
TCL Tool Command Language (programming language)
TCP Transmission Control Protocol
TCSPC Time Correlated Single Photon Counting
TCZ Transient Confinement Zone
TDC Time-to-Digital Converter
TDP Thymidine diphosphate (nucleotide)
Te Tellurium (chemical element)
TED Total Emission Detection
TEM Transmission Electron Microscope
Tfa Trifluoroacetyl C2F3O (atom group)
Th Thorium (chemical element)
Thi beta-(2-thenyl)alanine C7H7NOS (atom group)
Thr Threonine (amino acid)
Thr Threonine diradical C4H7NO2 (atom group)
Thrp Threonine triradical C4H6NO2 (atom group)
Ti Titanium (chemical element)
TI Texas Instruments (company)
TIFCA Time-Integrated Fluorescence Cumulant Analysis
TIFF Tagged Image File Format
Tips Triisopropylsilyl C9H21Si (atom group)
TIRF Total Internal Reflection Fluorescence
Tk Toolkit
TKIP Temporal Key Integrity Protocol
Tl Thallium (chemical element)
TLA Three Letter Acronym
Tm Trademark
Tm Thulium (chemical element)
TMA-DPH 1-(4-trimethylammoniumphenyl)-6-phenyl-1,3,5-hexatriene
TMDS Transition Minimized Differential Signaling
TMFP Transport Mean Free Path
TMP Thymidine monophosphate (nucleotide)
Tms Trimethylsilyl C3H9Si (atom group)
TN Tennessee (u.s. state)
TNS p-2-Toluidinyl-6-naphthalenesulfonicacid
TOI Tissue Optical Index
Tos Tosyl C7H7O2S (atom group)
TPEF Two-Photon Excited Fluorescence
TR Temporal Resolution
TRIS 2-Amino-2-Hydroxymethyl-1,3-Propanediol
TRITC Tetramethyl Rhodamine Iso-Thiocyanate
Trp Tryptophan (amino acid)
Trp Tryptophan diradical C11H10N2O (atom group)
Trpp Tryptophan triradical C11H9N2O (atom group)
Trt Trityl C19H15 (atom group)
TSV Tab Separated Values
TTBA Title To Be Announced
TTL Transistor-Transistor Logic
TTP Thymidine triphosphate (nucleotide)
TUNEL Terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase dUTP Nick End Labeling (assay)
TV Television
TWD Transmitted Wavefront Distortion
TX Texas (u.s. state)
Tyr Tyrosine (amino acid)
Tyr Tyrosine diradical C9H9NO2 (atom group)
Tyrp Tyrosine triradical C9H8NO2 (atom group)
TÜV Technischer Überwachungsverein (technical monitoring association)
U Uridine (nucleoside)
U Uranium (chemical element)
UAC User Account Control
UART Universal Asynchronous Receiver Transmitter
UCB University of California, Berkeley
UCI University of California, Irvine
UCLA University of California, Los Angeles
UCSD University of California, San Diego
UCSF University of California, San Francisco
UDP Uridine diphosphate (nucleotide)
UEFI Unified Extensible Firmware Interface
UIUC University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
UK United Kingdom
UMP Uridine monophosphate (nucleotide)
UNC Universal Naming Convention
UNE University of New England
UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
uPA Urokinase Plasminogen Activator
uPAR Urokinase Plasminogen Activator Receptor
UPS Uninterruptible Power Supply
URI Uniform Resource Identifier
URL Uniform Resource Locator
UROP Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program
USA United States of America
USB Universal Serial Bus
USCIS United States Citizenship and Immigration Services
USD U.S. Dollar
USGS United States Geological Survey
USN Update Sequence Number
USPS United States Postal Service
USPTO United States Patent and Trademark Office
UT Utah (u.s. state)
UTC Coordinated Universal Time
UTF Unicode Transformation Format
UTP Uridine triphosphate (nucleotide)
UV Ultraviolet
V Valine (amino acid)
V Vanadium (chemical element)
V Volt (unit of electric potential difference, electromotive force)
VA Virginia (u.s. state)
Val Valine (amino acid)
Val Valine C5H9NO (atom group)
Valoh beta-Hydroxyvaline diradical C5H9NO2 (atom group)
Valohp beta-Hydroxyvaline triradical C5H8NO2 (atom group)
VBA Visual Basic for Applications
VCAM Vascular Cell Adhesion Molecule
VGA Video Graphics Array
VI Virtual Instrument
VI Virgin Islands (u.s. state)
Vis Visible
VISA Virtual Instrument Software Architecture
VLAN Virtual Local Area Network
VLDL Very Low-Density Lipoprotein
vLFD Virtual Laboratory for Fluorescence Dynamics
VM Virtual Machine
Vn Vitronectin
VoIP Voice Over Internet Protocol
VPN Virtual Private Network
VRA Visual Recurrence Analysis
VT Vermont (u.s. state)
VTK Visualization ToolKit
W Tryptophan (amino acid)
W Tungsten (chemical element)
W Watt (unit of power, radiant flux)
W3C World Wide Web Consortium
WA Washington (u.s. state)
WAN Wide Area Network
Wb Weber (unit of magnetic flux)
WD Window Discriminator
WD Working Distance
WD Western Digital (company)
WebDAV Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning
WEP Wired Equivalent Privacy
WFFM Wide Field Fluorescence Microscope
WI Wisconsin (u.s. state)
WINS Windows Internet Name Service
WLAN Wireless Local Area Network
WMA Windows Media Audio
WMI Windows Management Instrumentation
WMV Windows Media Video
WOL Wake On LAN
WPA Wi-Fi Protected Access
WSGI Web Server Gateway Interface
WSUS Windows Server Update Service
WT Wild Type
WT Water Tracing
WV West Virginia (u.s. state)
WWW World Wide Web
WY Wyoming (u.s. state)
XAFS X-ray Absorption Fine Structure
XAML Extensible Application Markup Language
Xan Xanthyl C13H9O (atom group)
Xe Xenon (chemical element)
XHTML Extensible Hypertext Markup Language
XML Extensible Markup Language
XPS X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy
XRF X-Ray Fluorescence
XSL Extensible Stylesheet Language
XSLT Extensible Stylesheet Language Transformations
XUL XML User Interface Language
Y Tyrosine (amino acid)
Y Yttrium (chemical element)
YAG Yttrium Aluminium Garnet
Yb Ytterbium (chemical element)
YFP Yellow Fluorescent Protein
YIQ Luma, In-phase, Quadrature (color space)
YUV Luma, U and V chrominance (color space)
Z Benzyloxycarbonyl C8H7O2 (atom group)
Zn Zinc (chemical element)
Zr Zirconium (chemical element)
ZVI Zeiss Vision Image
°C Degree Celsius (unit of celsius temperature)
Ω Ohm (unit of electric resistance)

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