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S
siemens
s
second
S-ARROW
simplified antiresonant reflecting optical waveguide
S-SEED
symmetric self-electro-optic effect device
S/LJ
semiconductor/liquid junction
S/N
signal-to-noise ratio
SAD
selected area diffraction
sag
sagitta
SALI
surface analysis by laser ionization
SAM
scanning acoustic microscope; scanning Auger microscopy
SAM-APD
separate absorption and multiplication region avalanche photodiode
SAMA
Scientific Apparatus Makers' Association
SAMPE
Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering
SAN
styrene acrylonitrile; storage area network
SAP
stress-applying part
SAR
synthetic aperture radar
SARISA
surface analysis by resonance ionization of sputtered atoms
SAS
self-alignment structure; single attachment station
SATA
serial advanced technology attachment
SATA-RAID
serial advanced technology attachment — redundant array of inexpensive discs
SAW
surface acoustic wave
SAXS
small-angle x-ray scattering
sb
stilb
SBC
Soleil-Babinet compensator
SBD
Schottky-barrier diode
SBE
supertwisted birefringent effect
SBIR
small business innovation research
SBN
strontium barium niobate
SBR
signal-to-background ratio
SBS
stimulated Brillouin scattering; satellite business system
SC
semiconductor
SCC
standard cubic centimeter
SCM
scanning capacitance microscopy
sCMOS
scientific complementary metal-oxide semiconductor
SCN
satellite-control network
SCR
silicon controlled rectifier
SCSI
small computer standard interface
SCT
Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope
SDD
silicon drift detector
SDFOV
simultaneous dual field of view
SDH
synchronous digital highway; synchronous digital hierarchy
SDI
Strategic Defense Initiative
SDIO
Strategic Defense Initiative Organization
SDK
software development/developer's kit
SDM
space division multiplex
SEA
surface-emitting array
sec
secant of
SEC
secondary emission conductor; short external cavity
SECAM
Systeme Electronique Pour Colour Avec Memorie
SED
spectral energy distribution

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