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Suggested Citation:"Appendix B: Acronyms." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2020. Assessment of the Physical Sciences Directorate at the Army Research Office. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25830.
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Acronyms

2D two-dimensional
AFC Army Futures Command
AMP Atomic and Molecular Physics
ARL Army Research Laboratory
ARLTAB Army Research Laboratory Technical Assessment Board
ARO Army Research Office
BRAIN Brain Research Through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies
CCDC Combat Capabilities Development Command
CMP Condensed Matter Physics
CRISPR clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats
DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
DoD Department of Defense
DOE Department of Energy
DURIP Defense University Research Instrumentation
ENZ epsilon near zero
fMRI functional magnetic resonance imaging
FY fiscal year
GPS global positioning system
JILA Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics
LAB Laboratory Assessments Board
MTO Microsystems Technology Office
MURI Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative
NIH National Institutes of Health
NISQ noisy intermediate-scale quantum
NRL Naval Research Laboratory
NSF National Science Foundation
PI principal investigator
Suggested Citation:"Appendix B: Acronyms." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2020. Assessment of the Physical Sciences Directorate at the Army Research Office. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25830.
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PM program manager
PNT position, navigation, and timing
PSD Physical Sciences Directorate
PVE poly(vinyl ether)
R&D research and development
RRC Report Review Committee
SBIR Small Business Innovation Research
SI single investigator
STIR Short-Term Innovative Research
STTR Small Business Technology Transfer
SUSY supersymmetric
tBLG twisted bilayer graphene
YIP Young Investigator Program
Suggested Citation:"Appendix B: Acronyms." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2020. Assessment of the Physical Sciences Directorate at the Army Research Office. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25830.
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Suggested Citation:"Appendix B: Acronyms." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2020. Assessment of the Physical Sciences Directorate at the Army Research Office. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25830.
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This report summarizes the 2019 findings of the Panel on Review of Extramural Basic Research at the Army Research Laboratory, which reviewed the programs at the Army Research Office’s Physical Sciences Directorate.

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