Lab Lovers - ACRONYMS ALERT ALL (NYM)

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Rate The Humour.... Worth a Read??

  • NO! Absolutely Pathetic Waste of my Time

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  • OK! Worth one Visit... Just a Glance

    Votes: 4 33.3%
  • BRIL! I'll PASS it ON to ALL My Colleagues!

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Lab Lovers - ACRONYMS ALERT ALL!! (NYM)

10th July 2007

RE: Rehearse Those Acronyms...

Dear All,

Known affectionately as NIM... Here is a Bit of "FUN" attached

Fondest Regards to ALL True Physicists...

Yours affectionately

Tim (NYM) Newey

Cheers!
 

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The attachment is copyrighted, but it appears to be copyrighted by you, so I'll approve it.
 
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For anyone that does not want to download the .doc.

Acronym Dictionary
Parton Distribution Function Sets
CTEQ - either "The Coordinated Theoretical-Experimental Project on QCD" or "The Project on Collaborative Theoretical and Experimental Studies of QCD" or The Coordinated Theoretical/Experimental Project on Quantitative QCD Phenomenology and Tests of the Standard Model (or make up your own) or Curious Techniques to Evacuate Queers
DFLM - Diemoz-Ferroni-Longo-Martinelli or Definitely Found Lost Minds
DO - Duke-Owens or Door Opens
EHLQ - Eichten-Hinchliffe-Lane-Quigg or Energy Heist Language Quiz
GRV - Glück-Reya-Vogt or Get Real Voltage
HMRS - Harriman-Martin-Roberts-Stirling or Has Mensa Run Short?
MRRS - Martin-Roberts-Ryskin-Stirling or Mike Ran Round Security....
MRS - Martin-Roberts-Stirling or Mike Ran Security
MRST - Martin-Roberts-Stirling-Thorne or Mike Rang Security Telephone
MT - Morfín-Tung or “MIKE! TELEPHONE!!”
High-Energy Particle Physics Acronyms
1PI - One Particle Irreducible or 1 Physics Irretrievable
ACOT - Aivazis-Collins-Olness-Tung or All Calm On Telephone
sACOT - simplified Aivazis-Collins-Olness-Tung or Seriously All Calm On Telephone!
BFKL - Balitskii-Fadin-Kuraev-Lipatov or Bloody Fire Kept Leaking!
CCFM - Ciafaloni-Catani-Fiorani-Marchesini or Change Canister For Mike
DGLAP - Dok****zer-Gribov-Lipatov-Altarelli-Parisi or Dog Garn Laser After Prep’s!
BPHZ - Bogoliubov-Parasuik-Hepp-Zimmerman or Bloody People Have to Zone!
BRST - Becchi-Rouet-Stora-Tyutin or Big Rush on Security Telephone
CKM - Cabibo-Kobayashi-Maskawa or Check Kelvin Magnet
CP - Charge conjugation-Parity or Check “Particle”
CPT - Charge conjugation-Parity-Time reversal or Check “Particle” Telephone
DLA - Double Logarithm Approximation or Door Left Ajar
DY - Drell-Yan or Definitely Yellow
DIS - Deeply Inelastic Scattering or Door Instructions Standard
MS - Minimal Subtraction or Made of Steel
MS-bar - Modified Minimal Subtraction or Made of Steel bar
GLS - Gross-Llewellyn-Smith or Gave Lucy Sample
GeV - Giga-electron-Volt (109 eV) or Generous Voltage
TeV - Tera-electron-Volt (1012 eV) or Testing Voltage
IR - Infrared or Ian’s Rubbish
KLN - Kino****a-Lee-Nauenberg or Keep Level Nebulas
LLA - Leading Logarithm Approximation or Low-lying Action
LSZ - Lehmann-Symanzik-Zimmerman or Luscious Safety Zone
LO - Leading Order or Leave Out
NLO - Next to Leading Order or Normally Left Out
NNLO - Next to Next to Leading Order or Not Normally Left Out
PDF - Parton Distribution Function, Portable Document Format, or Physics Dead Fools
pQCD - perturbative QCD or partly Quantum Compact Disc
QCD - Quantum Chromodynamics or Quantum Compact Disc
QED - Quantum Electrodynamics or Quantum “Extra” Disc
SU(n) - Special Unitary group of n x n matrices or Seemed Unusual
SM - Standard Model or Safely Measured
SUSY - Supersymmetry or Seen/UnSeen - Yes!
MSSM - Minimally Supersymmetric Standard Model or Massive Store / Store Massive
UV - Ultraviolet or Usually Vanishes
YM - Yang-Mills or Young Minds
Collaborations, Laboratories, and Machines
BNL - Brookhaven National Laboratory or Brought Neon Lights
AGS - Alternating Gradient Synchrotron or Also Going Somewhere
RHIC - Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider or Rather Heavy Isolation Catch
CERN - Conseil Europeen pour la Recherche Nucleaire (European Organization for Nuclear Research) or Campaign for Emergency Ratified Nuisance
ATLAS - A Toroidal LHC ApparatuS or “At The Law-Abiding Social”
BCDMS - Bologna-CERN-Dubna-Munich-Saclay or “BUY CONDOMS!!”
CDHS - CERN-Dormund-Heidelberg-Saclay or Compact Disc Has Suffered
CDHSW - CERN-Dormund-Heidelberg-Saclay-Warsaw or Compact Disc Has Suffered Worse!
CHARM - CERN-Hamburg-Amsterdam-Rome-Moscow or CERN Has Alternate Resource Management!
EMC - European Muon Collaboration or Electro-Magnetic Crisis
ISR - Intersecting Storage Ring or Immediate Sense of Relief
LEP - Large Electron Positron or Lying Evidence is Positive
LHC - Large Hadron Collider or Left Her Cold!
NMC - New Muon Collaboration or Nearly Mentioned Cause
PS - Proton Synchrotron or Pissed Specimen
SPS - Super Proton Synchrotron or Seriously Pissed Specimen
SMC - Spin Muon Collaboration or Should Mention Collaboration
NA# - Experiment at CERN or Not All Music
UA# - Experiment at CERN or Usually All Music
WA# - Experiment at CERN or WAS All Music
DESY - Deutsches Elektronen-SYnchrotron or Did Eventually Sign, Yellow
HERA - Hadron Elektron Ring Anlage or Has Extreme Risk Attached
FNAL - Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory or Find Nearby Assisting Lab.
CCFR - Chicago-Columbia-Fermilab-Rochester or Could Catch Fever-Risk
CCFRR - Chicago-Columbia-Fermilab-Rochester-Rockefeller or Could Catch Fever-Risk Restored
CDF - Collider Detector at Fermilab or Compact Disk Found!
KTEV - Kaons at the Tevatron or Kill-Terminal Eventual Value
NuTeV - Neutrinos at the Tevatron or New Terminal Value
BEBC - Big European Bubble Chamber or Buy Expensive Bubble Catcher
CMOR - or See Less
E# - Experiment at Fermilab, BNL, or other laboratory or Eventual Music
LSND - Liquid Scintillator Neutrino Detector (Los Alamos) or License Should Not Deviate!
NLC - Next Linear Collider or New Line of Checking
SLAC - Stanford Linear Accelerator Center or Silence Leaves As Chaos!
SSC - Superconducting Supercollider or Send Someone Clever!
 
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Based on the fact that I worked at APL ,group RSI, subset of RTDC, and then in group GED, of global precision engagement
(NSTD), I voted "OK! Worth one Visit... Just a Glance"
 

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