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Corporate and Institution Abbreviations

Abbreviations for corporate and institution names used in the product database are listed below. Other address elements such as street address and department/division names and state/country names may also be abbreviated.

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NYU OR New York Univ

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Abbreviations List

Agricultural & Food Research Council

AFRC

Allgemeine Elektrische Gesellschaft Telefunken

AEG TELEFUNKEN

Aluminum Company of America

ALCOA

American Broadcasting Company

ABC

American Chemical Society

ACS

American Society for Testing and Materials

ASTM

American Federation Labor - Congress Industrial Organization

AFL CIO

Argonne National Laboratory

ANL

Association for Computing Machinery

ACM

Atomic Energy Research Establishment

AERE

Bad Anilin & Soda Fabrik AG

BASF AG

Brookhaven National Laboratory

BNL

California Institute of Technology

CALTECH

Centers for Disease Control

CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDCP

Centre Etudes Nucleaires Saclay

CENS

Centre Etudes Nucleaires

CEN

Centre Etudes Nucleaires Cadarache

CEN CADARACHE

Centre Etudes Nucleaires Fontenay aux Roses

CENFAR

Centre Etudes Nucleaires Grenoble

CEN GRENOBLE

Centre Etudes Nucleaires Studiecentrum Kerenergie

CEN SCK

Centre Etudes Recherche

CERN

Centre Hospitalier Regional

CHR

Centre Hospitalier Universitaire

CHU

Centre Nazionale Recherche Scientifique

CNRS

City University of New York

CUNY

Civil Aeronautics Board

CAB

Columbia Broadcasting System

CBS

Comitato Nazionale Energia Nucleaire

CNEN

Commission Energie Atomique

CEA

Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organization

CSIRO

Consejo Superior Investigaciones Cientificas

CSIC

Consiglio Nazionale Ricerche

CNR

Council of Scientific & Industrial Research

CSIR

Department of Scientific & Industrial Research

DSIR

Deutsche Elektronen Synchrotron

DESY

Deutsche Forschung & Veruchanstalt Luft & Raunfahrt EV

DFVLR

E. I. DuPont de Nemours

DUPONT CO

Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule

ETH

Equipe Recherche

ER

Equipe Recherche Associe

ERA

European Atomic Energy Community

EURATOM

Federal Aviation Agency

FAA

Federal Communications Commission

FCC

Food & Agricultural Organization

FAO

Formation Recherche Associe

FRA

General Electric Co.

GE

General Electric Company, England

GEC

General Motors Corporation

GM CORP

Illinois Institute of Technology

IIT

Imperial Chemical Industries PLC

ICI PLC

Institute for Atomic Energy

IAE

Institute of Automobile Engineers

IAE

Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers

IEEE

Institute of Electronic Engineering

IEE

Institute National Recherche Agronomique

INRA

Institute National Sante & Recherche Medicale

INSERM

International Business Machines Corp.

IBM CORP

International Telephone & Telegraph Corporation

ITT CORP

Kernforschung Anlage Julich GMBH

KFA JULICH GMBH

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MIT

Medical Research Council

MRC

Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries & Food

MAFF

Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing Company

3M CO

National Aeronautics & Space Administration

NASA

National Broadcasting Company

NBC

National Cancer Institute

NCI

National Eye Institute

NEI

National Heart Lung & Blood Institute

NHLBI

National Institute Allergy & Infectious Diseases

NIAID

National Institute Arthritis Metabolism & Digestive Diseases

NIAMDD

National Institute Child Health & Human Development

NICHHD

National Institute Dental Research

NIDR

National Institute Mental Health

NIMH

National Institute Neurological & Communicative Disorders & Strokes

NINCDS

National Institutes of Health

NIH

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration

NOAA

Natural Environment Research Council

NERC

New York University

NYU

Norges Tekniske Hogskole

NTH

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

ORNL

Office Recherche Scientifique & Technologique Outre Mer

ORSTOM

Public Health Service

PHS

Radio Corporation of America

RCA CORP

Royal Air Force

RAF

Science & Engineering Research Council

SERC

Skf Ball Bearings

SKF

SmithKline & French

SK&F

Society of Automotive Engineers

SAE

Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers

SPIE

State University of New York

SUNY

Stichting Fundamenteel Onderzoek Materie

FOM

Toegepast Natuurwetenschappelijk Onderzoek

TNO

UN Educational Scientific & Cultural Organization

UNESCO

Unite Enseignement & Recherche

UER

United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority

UKAEA

United Nations

UN

University of Wales Institute of Science & Technology

UNWIST

US Air Force

USAF

US Army

USA

US Department of Agriculture

USDA

US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service

USDA ARS

US Department of Agriculture Science & Education Administration

USDA SEA

US Department of Energy

US DOE

US Department of Health & Human Services

US DEPT HHS

US Department of Health Education & Welfare

US DEPT HEW

US Energy Research & Development Administration

US ERDA

US Environmental Protection Agency

US EPA

US Food & Drug Administration

US FDA

US Navy

USN

US Public Health Service

US PHS

World Health Organization

WHO

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