Acronyms and abbreviations used in X-ray optics and at synchrotrons are defined here in alphabetic order.


Acronym Definition Category
3D three dimensional term
ACA American Crystallographic Association institution
ACF AutoCorrellation Function term
ACI Absorption Contrast Imaging term
ADRESS SLS beamline for "ADvanced RESonant Spectroscopies" (at X03MA") beamline
AFL Adiabatically Focusing Lens device
AFM Atomic Force Microscopy method
AIST National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology institution
ALBA "ALBA" Synchrotron Light Facilty (formerly Laboratorio de Luz Sincrotrón), Vallés, Spain synchrotron
ALD Atomic Layer Deposition method
ALICE Accelerators and Lasers In Combined Experiments institution
ALS Advanced Light Source, Berkeley, CA synchrotron
ANKA Ångströmquelle Karlsruhe synchrotron
AOFSRR Asia-Oceania Forum for Synchrotron Radiation Research Konferenz
APD Avalanche Photodiode device
APS Advanced Photon Source, Argonne, Illinois synchrotron
ARJ American Journal of Roentgenology Zeitschrift
ARRS American Roentgen Ray Society institution
AS Australian Synchrotron, Melbourne, Victoria synchrotron
ASAXS Anomalous Small Angle X-ray Scattering method
ASCA Advanced Satellite for Cosmology and Astrophysics device
ASM All-Sky Monitor device
ASTRID Institute for Storage Ring Facilities, Aarhus, Denmark synchrotron
AXAF Advanced X-ray Astrophysical Facility institution
AXAF-I Imaging Advanced X-ray Astrophysical Facility institution
AXAF-S Spectroscopy Advanced X-ray Astrophysical Facility institution
BAMline BESSY beamline (= "ID-02-1") beamline
BAT Burst (gamma ray) alert telescope device
BBCO  Backscattering Bragg Crystal Optics  device
BBXRT Broad Band X-ray Telescope device
BCDI Bragg X-ray Coherent Diffraction Imaging method
BCO Bragg Crystal Optics device
BCRL Bubble Compound Refractive Lens device
BESSY Berliner Elektronenspeicherring-Gesellschaft für Synchrotronstrahlung m.b.H. synchrotron
BFML Bragg Fresnel Multilayer Lenses device
BFO Bragg Fresnel Optics device
BL Beamline device
BLCA Bent Laue Crystal Analyse method
BM Bending Magnet device
BPM Beam Position Monitoring method
BSRF Beijing Synchrotron Radiation Facility, Beijing synchrotron
CA Clear Aperture term
CAMD Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devices, Baton Rouge, Louisiana synchrotron
CANDLE Center for the Advancement of Natural Discoveries using Light Emission synchrotron
CARL Compound Array Refractive Lens device
CAT Computerized Axial Tomography method
CCD Charge-Coupled Device device
CDI Coherent Diffractive Imaging method
CELLS Consortium for the Exploitation of the Synchrotron Light Laboratory at ALBA institution
CESR Cornell Electron-Positron Storage Ring synchrotron
CGRI Center for Gamma-Ray Imaging an der Universität von Arizona institution
CHESS Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source, Ithaca, New York synchrotron
CHX Coherent Hard X-ray Scattering beamline
CIRCE ALBA beamline for photoemission spectroscopy and microscopy beamline
CLESSIDRA = "hour glass" in Italian; mosaic type refractive X-ray lens developed at ELETTRA device
CLS Canadian Light Source (CLS), Saskatoon, Saskatchewan synchrotron
CMOS Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor device
Con-X Constellation-X Mission (NASA X-ray telescope project now called NASA IXO) device
CPRXL Compound Parabolic Refractive X-ray Lenses device
CPU Circularly Polarizing Undulator device
CRL Compound Refractive Lens device
CRT Cathode Ray Tube device
CS Central Stop device
cSAXS SLS beamline for coherent small-angle x-ray scattering (at "X12SA") beamline
CSX Coherent Soft X-ray Scattering and polarization beamline
CT Computed Tomography method
CTF Contrast Transfer Function term
CuZP Cubic Zone Plate device
CVD Chemical Vapour Deposition method
CXD Coherent X-ray Diffraction method
CXDI Coherent X-ray Diffraction Imaging method
CXO Chandra X-ray Observatory device
CXRL Center for X-ray Lithography, Univ. of Wisconsin, Stoughton, WI, USA institution
CXRO Center for X-ray Optics at Berkeley, CA institution
CXS ARC Center of Excellence for Coherent X-ray Science, Victoria, Australia institution
CXS Coherent X-ray Scattering method
CZP Cubic Zone Plate device
D-MOSTAB Control unit for stabilizing the monochromators (at synchrotron sources) device
DAC Diamond Anvil Cell device
DAFS Diffraction Anomalous Fine Structure method
DAXM Differential Aperture X-ray Microscope device
DCE Data Collection Efficiency term
DCM Double-Crystal Monochromator device
DCT Diffraction Contrast Tomography method
DEI Diffraction Enhanced Imaging method
DELTA Dortmund Electron Test Accelerator, Dortmund, Germany synchrotron
DESY Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron, Hamburg, Germany synchrotron
DFELL Duke University Free Electron Laser Laboratory synchrotron
DFI Dark Field Illumination method
DGK Deutsche Gesellschaft für Kristallographie institution
DIAMOND British National Synchrotron at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Didcot, GB synchrotron
DLS Dynamic Light Scattering method
DMM Double Multilayer Monochromator device
DOE Diffractive Optical Element device
DOF Depth Of Field term
DORIS storage ring at DESY synchrotron
DPC Differential Phase Contrast term
DPHM Double-Prism Holographic Microscopy method
DQE Detective Quantum Efficiency term
DSC Differential Scanning Calorimetry method
DSP Digital signal processor device
DW Damping Wiggler device
DXRL Deep X-Ray Lithography method
DXT Diffracted X-ray Tracking method
EBCT Electron Beam Tomography method
EBL Electron Beam Lithography method
EBS Extremely Brilliant Source device
ECR European Congress of Radiology Konferenz
EDX Energy-Dispersive X-ray Spectroscopy method
EELS Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy method
EEM Elastic Emission Machining method
EF-PEEM Energy Filtered Photoelectron Emission Spectroscopy method
ELETTRA Elettra Synchrotron Light Source, Trieste, Italy synchrotron
ELISA European LIght Sources Activities institution
ELSA Electron Stretcher Accelerator, Bonn, Germany synchrotron
EMRS European Materials Research Society institution
EPFL Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne institution
EPU Elliptically Polarizing Undulator device
EPW Elliptically Polarizing Wiggler device
ERL Energy Recovery Linac device
ESA European Space Agency institution
ESAC European Space Astronomy Centre institution
ESF Edge Spread Function term
ESRF European Synchrotron Radiation Facility synchrotron
ESUO European Synchrotron Users Organisation institution
ETSF European Theoretical Spectroscopy Facility institution
EUV Extreme Ultraviolet term
EXAFS Extended X-ray Absorption Fine Structure method
EXOSAT European Space Agency's X-ray Observatory device
FCDI Fresnel Coherent Diffractive Imaging method
FDI Fresnel Diffraction Imaging method
FE Front End (of a beam line) device
FEA Finite Element Analysis method
FEL Free Electron Laser device
FFDXM Full Field Diffraction X-ray Microscopy method
FFT Fast Fourier Transformation term
FF-TXM Full Field Transmission X-ray Microscopy method
FIB Focused Ion Beam device
FLASH FEL at DESY, Hamburg, Germany synchrotron
FOV Field Of View term
FPM Fourier ptychographic microscopy method
FR CCD Fast Readout CCD device
FRET Fluorescence (or Förster) Resonance Energy Transfer method
FS Fermi Surface term
FSGM Focusing Spherical Grating Monochromator device
FTH Fourier Transform Holography method
FTH Fourier Transformation term
FWHM Full Width at Half Maximum term
FZP Fresnel Zone Plate device
GADDS General Area Detector Diffraction System device
GBI Grating Based Imaging method
GDS Ground State Depletion method
GEM Gas Electron Multiplier device
GEXRF Grazing-Emission X-Ray Fluorescence method
GISAS Grazing Incidence Small-Angle Scattering method
GISAXS Grazing Incidence Small Angle X-ray Scattering method
GIWAXS Grazing Incidence Wide-Angle X-ray Scattering method
GIXRD Grazing Incidence X-ray Diffraction method
GM Göbel Mirror device
GRB Gamma Ray Burst term
GTSAXS Grazing-Transmission Small Angle X-ray Scattering method
Gy Gray, a unit for measuring radiation term
HASYLAB Hamburger Synchrotronstrahlungslabor at DESY, Hamburg, Germany synchrotron
HEA High Energy Astronomy term
HEMS High Energy Materials Science Beamline device
HEXITEC HEXITEC consortium (High Energy X-ray Imaging Technology) method
HFSR High Spatial Frequency (of e.g. a mirror surface; measured over a length of 1 nm to 1 µm) term
HHG High Harmonic Generation term
HHL High Heat Load  term
HIM Helium Ion Microscope device
HiSOR Hiroshima Synchrotron Radiation Center synchrotron
HOPG Highly Oriented Pyrolitic Graphite device
HRXRD High Resolution X-ray Diffraction method
HSFR High Spatial Frequency Roughness term
HSRC Hiroshima Synchrotron Radiation Center synchrotron
HTRS High Time Resolution Spectrometer device
HXD Hard X-ray Detector device
HXN Hard X-ray Nanoprobe beamline
HXT Hard X-ray Telescope device
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency institution
IBL Imaging Beamline device
ICNX International Conference on Neutron and X-ray scattering Konferenz
ICRP International Commission on Radiological Protection institution
ID Insertion Device device
ID22 ESRF high resolution powder diffraction beamline beamline
IDH Internal Detector Holography method
IGCT Inverse Geometry Computer Tomography method
IM Intermediate Mask (in the LIGA-process) device
IMRT Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy  method
IMT Institute for Microstructure Technology institution
INDUS-1+2 Center for Advanced Technology, Indore, India synchrotron
IPAC International Program and Advisory Board institution
IR SLS beamline for infrared spectroscopy (at "X01DC") beamline
IRPS International Radiation Physics Society institution
ISA Institute for Storage Ring Facilities, Aarhus, Denmark synchrotron
ISH Internal Source Holography method
IUCr International Union of Crystallography institution
IVPMU In-Vacuum Permanent Magnet Undulator device
IVU In-Vacuum Undulator device
IXO International X-ray Observatory device
IXS Inelastic X-ray Scattering method
IXS Inelastic X-ray Scattering beamline
JAXA Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency institution
JSSRR Japanese Society for Synchrotron Radiation Research institution
KBM Kirkpatrick-Baez Mirror device
KDI Keyhole Diffraction Imaging method
KFS Komitee "Forschung mit Synchrotronstrahlung" institution
KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden institution
LCLS Linac Coherent Light Source (FEL) synchrotron
LCS Laser-Compton-Scattering (X-ray facility) method
LECBD Low-Energy Cluster Beam Deposition method
LEO Lobster Eye Optics device
LEO Low Earth Orbit term
LEPECVD Low Energy Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapour Deposition method
LEXRF Low Energy X-ray Fluorescence method
LID Long Insertion Device device
LIGA Lithographie, Galvanoformung und Abformung (= micro structuring process including: lithography, electroplating and molding) method
Linac Linear Particle Accelerator device
LNLS Laboratório Nacional de Luz Síncrotron, Sao Paolo, Brazil synchrotron
LPP Laser Puls Plasma (Soft X-ray source) device
LSF Line Spread Function term
LSFR Low Spatial Frequency Roughness term
LSO Lutetiumoxyorthosilicat device
LTP Long Trace Profiler device
LURE Laboratoire pour l'Utilisation du Rayonnement Electromagnétique, Orsay, France synchrotron
MAD Multiwavelength Anomalous Diffraction method
MARS Soleil beamline for Multi-Analyses  on Radioactive Samples beamline
MAX IV MAX IV, Lund, Sweden synchrotron
MBE Molecular Beam Epitaxy method
MCP Micro Channel Plate device
MDCT Multidetector Computed Tomography method
MEMS Micro-Electro-Mechanical System term
MEXH Multiple Energy X-ray Holography method
MFO Multi Foil Optics device
Micromegas Micro-Mesh Gaseous Structure detector device
MicroXAS SLS beamline for XAS and XRF with high spatial resolution beamline
MISTRAL ALBA beamline for X-ray microscopy (= "XM") beamline
MLL Multilayer Laue Lens device
MLM Multi Layer Mirror device
MNA Malaysian Nuclear Agency institution
MOA Microstructured Optical Array device
MOEMS Micro-Opto-Electro-Mechanical System term
MOKE Magneto-Optical Kerr Effect term
MOSTAB Control unit for stabilizing the monochromators (at a synchrotron source) device
MPG Max-Planck-Gesellschaft institution
MPGD Micro Pattern Gaseous Detector device
MPI Max-Planck-Institut institution
MPL Multi-Prism X-ray Lens device
MPO Micro Pore Optics device
MS SLS beamline for material science (at "X04SA") beamline
MSD Magnetron Sputter Deposition method
MSFR Mid Spatial Frequency Roughness term
MSPD ALBA beamline for Materials Science and Powder Diffraction beamline
MTF Modulation Transfer Function term
MuCLS Munich Compact Light Source device
MURA Modified Uniformly Redundant Array term
NASA National American Space Agency institution
NCD ALBA beamline for Non Crystalline Diffraction (= "NCD - Port 11") beamline
NCXT The National Center for X-ray Tomography institution
NewSUBARU Synchrotron of the University of Hyogo, Japan synchrotron
NEXAFS Near-edge X-ray Absorption Fine Structure (Spectroscopy) method
NFL Nanofocusing Refractive X-ray Lens device
NIMS National Institute for Materials Science (X-Ray Physics Group), University of Tsukuba, Japan institution
NINA Nano Imaging and Nano Analysis beamline at ESRF: planned beamline
NP Nano Particle term
NSLS National Synchrotron Light Source, Brookhaven, New York synchrotron
NSRC National Synchrotron Research Center, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, jetzt: SLRI synchrotron
NSRL National Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory, Hefei, China synchrotron
NSRRC National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center, Hsinchu, Taiwan synchrotron
NZZP Negatif (phase shift) Zernike Zone Plate device
OCT Optical Coherent Tomography method
ODF Orientation Distribution Function term
OPG Orthopantomogram (panoramic scanning dental X-ray showing a 2D view of a half-circle from ear to ear) method
ORGUES Organisation of the Users of Soleil institution
OSA Order Sorting Aperture oder Optical Spectrum Analyser device
OTF Optical Transfer Function term
PAL Prism-Array X-ray Lens device
PAL Pohang Accelerator Laboratory, Pohang, Korea synchrotron
PCI Phase Contrast Imaging term
PCD Photon Counting Device device
PCRD The Pharmaceutical Powder X-ray Diffraction Symposium Konferenz
PCVM Plasma Chemical Vaporization Machining method
PDS The Pittsburgh Diffraction Conference Konferenz
PECVD Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapour Deposition method
PEEM Photoelectron Emission Spectroscopy method
PEPICO Photoelectron-Photoion Coincidence method
PES Photoemission Spectroscopy method
PETRA Positron Electron Tandem Ring Accelerator synchrotron
PF Photon Factory, Tsukuba, Japan synchrotron
PIXE Particle-Induced X-Ray Emission (or: Proton Induced X-Ray Emission) method
pixel single image point in 2D imaging; from "picture" and "element" term
PLD Pulsed Laser Deposition method
PM Phase Modulator (in phase contrast imaging) device
PMMA Polymethyl methacrylate, a positive resist better known as acrylic glass device
POLFEL geplanter Polnischer Freie Elektronen Laser beamline
PolLux SLS beamline beamline
PRXL Parabolic Refractive X-ray Lens device
PSD Power Spectral Density (also: Position Sensitve Device) term
PSF Point Spread Function term
PSI Paul Scherrer Institute institution
PSPMT Position Sensitive Photo-Multiplier Tube device
PSRS Polish Synchrotron Radiation Society institution
PVD Physical Vapour Deposition method
PXI SLS beamline for macromolecular crystallography (at "X06SA") beamline
PXII SLS beamline for protein crystallography (at "X10SA") beamline
PXIII SLS beamline for protein crystallography (at "X06DA") beamline
PXM Projection X-ray Microscopy method
PZZP Positif (phase shift) Zernike Zone Plate device
QEXAFS Quick Extended X-ray Absorption Fine Structure method
RADSI Relative Angle Determinable Stitching Interferometry method
RARAF Radiological Research Accelerator Facility, Columbia, University of N.Y., USA institution
RAS Resonant Auger Spectroscopy method
RCI Rocking Curve Imaging method
RIE Reactive Ion Etching method
RIXS Resonant Inelastic X-ray Scattering method
RMS Root Mean Square term
ROI Region Of Interest term
ROSAT Roentgen Satellite device
RPXM Refractive Prism X-ray Monochromator device
RRCAT Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology institution
RSM Reciprocal Space Mapping method
RSNA Radiological Society of North America institution
RXMO Rolled X-ray Mirror Optics device
RXPL Rolled X-Ray Prism Lens device
RXRR X-ray Reflectivity term
RZP Regular Zone Plate device
SARX Latin American Seminar of Analysis by X-ray Techniques Konferenz
SAS International Conference on Small-Angle Scattering Konferenz
SAXRD Skew Angle X-ray Diffraction method
SAXS Small Angle X-ray Scattering method
SBI X-ray Speckle-Based phase-contrast Imaging method
SBM Single Bounce Mirror device
SCD Single Crystal Diffraction method
sCMOS scientific CMOS device
SCSS Compact SASE source at SPring-8 synchrotron
SDD Silicon Drift Detector device
SDPT Single Point Diamond Turning method
SEEM Secondary Electron Emission Microscopy method
SGM Single Göbel-Mirror device
SHARX Shack-Hartmann Sensor for Hard X-rays device
SHIM Scanning Helium Ion Microscope device
SHS Shack-Hartmann Sensor device
SIE Spectral Intensity Enhancement term
SIM SLS beamline for Surfaces / Interfaces Microscopy (at "X11MA") beamline
SIS SLS beamline for Surface and Interface Spectroscopy (at "X09LA") beamline
SLAC Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (since Oct 2008 = SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory ) synchrotron
SLDD Scattering Length Density Difference term
SLRI Synchrotron Light Research Institute, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand synchrotron
SLS Swiss Light Source, Villigen, Switzerland synchrotron
SOLEIL SOLEIL Synchrotron, Saint-Aubin, France synchrotron
SoXBIC Soft X-ray Beam Induced Current method
SPEAR3 synchrotron light facility at SSRL institution
SPECT Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography method
SPELEEM Spectroscopic Photo Emission and Low Energy Electron Microscope (combination of LEEM and spectroscopic imaging) device
SPEM Spectromicroscopy method
SPES Slow Photoelectron Spectrocopy method
SPHM Single-Prism Holographic Microscopy method
SPO Silicon Pore Optics device
SPring-8 Super Photon Ring - 8 GeV, Nishi-Harima, Japan synchrotron
SR Synchrotron Radiation term
SRA Synchrotron Radiation in Art and Archaeology Konferenz
SRC Synchrotron Radiation Center, Madison, Wisconsin synchrotron
SRCD Synchrotron Radiation Circular Dichroism term
SRCL Synchrotron Radiation Computerized Laminography method
SRL Saw-tooth Refractive Lens device
SRS Synchrotron Radiation Source, Daresbury, U. K. synchrotron
SR-STM Synchrotron Radiation Scanning Tunneling Microscopy method
SRSXTM Super-Resolution Scanning X-ray Transmission Microscopy method
SRX Submicron Resolution X-ray Spectroscopy beamline
SRXTM Synchrotron Radiation based X-ray Tomographic Microscopy method
SSLS Singapore Synchrotron Light Source, Singapore synchrotron
SSTRC Siberian Synchrotron Radiation Centre, Novosibirsk, Russia synchrotron
SSRF Shanghai Synchrotron Radiation Facility, Shanghai synchrotron
SSRL Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory, Menlo Park, California synchrotron
STEDM Stimulated Emission Depleted Microscopy (VIS) method
STXRM Scanning Transmisison X-Ray-Microscopy method
SU-8 an X-ray resistant negative resist device
SuperXAS SLS beamline for XAS (at "X10DA") beamline
SwissFEL Swiss Free Electron Laser beamline
SXDM Scanning X-ray Diffraction Microscopy method
SXES Soft X-ray Emission Spectroscopy method
SXFM Scanning X-ray Fluorescence Microscopy method
SXM Scanning X-ray Microscopy method
SXR Soft X-rays term
SXT Soft X-ray Telescope device
SXTM Scanning X-ray Transmission Microscopy method
SXU Soft X-ray Undulator device
SZP Spiral Zone Plate device
TAI Talbot Array Illuminator device
TEDDI Tomographic Energy-Dispersive Diffraction Imaging method
TER Total External Reflection term
TGM Twin Göbel-Mirror device
TIR Total Internal Reflection term
TLS Taiwan Light Source synchrotron
TOMCAT SLS beamline for "TOmographic Microscopy and Coherent rAdiology experimenTs" beamline
TPEPICO Threshold Photoelectron-Photoion Coincidence method
TPES Threshold Photoelectron Spectroscopy method
TPS Taiwan Photon Source synchrotron
TRDS Total Reflection Double-Slit device
TWINMIC ELETTRA beamline for multipurpose twin X-ray microscopy ("BL 1.1L") beamline
TXM Transmission X-ray Microscopy device
TXRF Total Reflection X-Ray Fluorescence Analysis and Related Methods Konferenz
UGCT "Centre for X-ray Tomography" at Ghent University institution
UHV Ultra High Vacuum term
ULX Ultra-Luminous X-ray source device
UMPA Unified Modulated Pattern Analysis (in der Röntgenphasenkontrastbildgebung) method
URA Uniformly Redundant Array (in einem Teleskop mit kodierter Maske) term
USAXS Ultra Small Angle X-ray Scattering method
UV Ultraviolet (light) term
UVSOR Ultraviolet Synchrotron Orbital Radiation Facility, Okazaki, Japan synchrotron
VIS Visible (light) term
voxel "volumetric pixel"; the equivalent to the term "pixel" in 2D imaging in 3D imaging term
VSX VSX Light Source, Kashiwa, Japan synchrotron
VUV SLS beamline for Vacuum Ultraviolet Radiation (at "X04DB") beamline
WAM Wide-band All-sky Monitor device
WAXS Wide-Angle X-ray Scattering method
WG Wave Guide device
WM Working Mask (in the LIGA-process) device
XADAR X-Ray Detection and Ranging method
XAES X-Ray-Excited Auger Electron Spectroscopy method
XAFS X-Ray Absorption Fine Structure method
XALOC ALBA beamline for macromolecular crystallography (= "XALOC - BL13") beamline
XANES X-ray Absorption Near-Edge Structure method
XANES X-ray Absorption Near-edge Spectra method
XAS früher: ALBA beamline for X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy beamline
XAS X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy method
XEDS X-Ray Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy method
XES X-ray Emission Spectroscopy method
XEUS Planned European X-ray telescope satellite device
XFEL X-ray Free Electron Laser device
XFH X-ray Fluorescence Holography method
XFILM X-ray Full-field Imaging through Lens-based Microdiffraction method
XG X-ray Grating device
XGI X-ray Grating Interferometry method
XGS X-ray Grating Spectrometer device
XIL SLS beamline for X-ray Interference Lithography beamline
XMCD ALBA beamline for magnetic dichroism in soft x-ray absorption and resonant scattering (= "BL29 XMCD") beamline
XMCD X-ray Magnetic Circular Dichroism Effekt
XMLD X-ray Magnetic Linear Dichroism Effekt
XMM X-ray Multi Mirror device
XMS X-ray Microcalorimeter Spectrometer device
XPZL X-ray Prism Zoom Lens device
XPCS X-ray Photon Correlation Spectroscopy method
XPD X-ray Powder Diffraction method
XPD X-ray Powder Diffraction beamline
X-PEEM X-ray Photoelectron Emission Microscopy method
XPL X-ray refractive Prism Lens device
XPS X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy method
XRB X-ray Background term
XRC X-ray Crystallography method
XRC X-ray Contrast term
XRCD X-Ray Crystal Density term
XRCF X-Ray Calibration Facility (NASA) institution
XRD X-ray Diffraction method
XRDA X-Ray Diffraction Analysis method
XREA X-Ray Event Analyzer device
XRES X-Ray Emission Spectroscopy method
XRF X-ray Fluorescence method
XRFA X-ray Fluorescence Analysis method
XRFD X-Ray Fluorescence Densitometry method
XRFS X-Ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy method
XRG X-Ray Generator device
XRII X-Ray Image Intensifier device
XRIM X-ray reflection imaging microscope device
XRL X-Ray Laser device
XRL X-Ray Lithography method
XRM X-Ray Microscope device
XRM X-Ray Microscopy method
XRMA X-Ray Micro-Analysis method
XRMF X-Ray Micro-Fluorescence method
XRMS X-ray Resonant Magnetic Scattering; X-Ray Spectroscopy of Magnetic Solids method
XRP X-Ray Polychromator device
XRPD X-Ray Powder Diffraction method
XRPL X-Ray Proximity Lithography method
XRR X-Ray Reflectometry method
XRS X-ray Sensor device
XRS X-Ray Sensitivity term
XRT X-Ray Telescope device
XRT X-Ray Topography method
XSA X-ray Stress Analysis method
XSAD X-Ray Small Angle Diffraction method
XSAM X-ray Scanning Analytical Microscope (analytisches Rasterröntgenmikroskop) device
XSM X-Ray Solar Monitor device
XSPEC X-Ray Spectrum term
XT X-ray Tube device
XTA X-ray Texture Analysis method
XTAL Crystal device
XTM X-ray Tomography method
XTS X-ray Transmission Spectroscopy method
XTT X-ray tensor tomography method
XVO X-ray Vortex Optics (gives: spiral phase contrast images) device
XWG X-ray Wave Guide device
ZD-FZP Zone-Doubled Fresnel Zone Plate device
ZP Zone Plate device
ZPCXM Zernike Phase Contrast X-ray Microscopy method


single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT)

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