This "dictionary" is arranged into four sections: laboratories, accelerators, detectors and experiments, and other institutions. Each acronym is followed by a brief description and a link to the site for additional information.
Hosted by RP Photonics Consulting GmbH and compiled by Rüdiger Paschotta, this encylcopedia covers basic terminology and principles of laser physics and technology as well as topics in general optics and optoelectronics, nonlinear optics, quantum optics, fiber optics, and optical communications.
This is a free online encylopedia of astronomy that is searchable and browsable.
This is a free electronic encylopedia of physics that is searchable and browsable.
A dictionary of nuclear science terms & an introduction to nuclear science.
Plain language definitions of frequently used technical terms in plasma physics and fusion energy research.
A list of various laws, rules, principles, and other related topics in physics and astronomy.
The Macmillan Encyclopedia of Energy contains over 250 illustrated articles, covering all topics in the field of energy. It also includes biographies.
Oxford Reference Online provides access to several physics resources. They may be searched together at the link above or separately at the links below:
Compiled by Laurin Publising, the Photonics Dictionary contains definitions to more than 6,000 terms, along with acronyms and abbreviations.
Written by scholars, Scholarpedia is a peer-reviewed, open access encyclopedia. The Encyclopedia of Physics is one of the focal areas and a portal page. It currently contains many articles, and many more are planned. There are several related encyclopedias, including coverage of condensed matter, nuclear physics, theoretical high energy physics, and statistical mechanics.