starList of imporant abbreviations and relevant pages 


Abbreviation 
Explanation 
Page 
ADC 
Analogtodigital converter 

AR 
Adiabatic Representation in threebody Coulomb problems 

cl 
Confidence level in
fit 
various 
Del 
Delayed electron coincidence 

Dele 
Delayed electron coincidence with electron scintillator 
, 
Delt 
Delayed electron coincidence with electron telescope 
, 
dof 
Degrees of freedom in
fit 
various 
DS 
Downstream target 

DSY 
(Measurement of) fusion yield in the downstream target 

EVS 
Experimental vacuum space 

FWHM_{g} 
Full width at a half maximum of the Gaussian part of flattop
Gaussian distribution 

Ge 
Germanium Xray detector 

GMU 
Scaler for the number of incident muons identified as ``good''
muons taking into account computer dead time and pile up 

IA 
Improved Adiabatic approach 

LHD 
Liquid hydrogen density 

MC 
Monte Carlo simulation or code 
various 
MMC 
Muonic Molecular Complex [
]
where x=p,d,t 

MOD 
(Measurement of) the downstream fusion with variable upstream
moderation layer thickness 

MODY 
Yield for MOD 

MWPC 
Multiwire proportional chamber 

N1 
NE213 neutron detector 1 

N2 
NE213 neutron detector 2 

NE213 
Liquid scintillating material 

Q_{Au} 
Huff factor for muon capture on gold 

RT 
RamsauerTownsend (effect) 

R_{flat} 
Radius of the flat part of flattop
Gaussian distribution 

S_{H} 
Fraction of the muon stopping in the upstream hydrogen layer 

S^{ABS}_{H} 
Muon stopping fraction obtained from absolute amplitude
method 

S^{AR}_{H} 
Muon stopping fraction obtained from absolute ratio method 


Reduced stopping fraction in the amplitude
ratio method 

S_{E} 
Scaling parameter for the
formation resonance energy 


Scaling parameter for the
formation rate 

Series A 
TOF run series with a tritium concentration 

Series B 
TOF run series with a tritium concentration 

Si1 
Silicon charged particle detector located on the beamleft (looking
along the beam direction) 

Si2 
Silicon charged particle detector located on the beam right 

SET 
Standard emission target 

t_{0} 
Time of the muon entrance defined by T1 

T1 
Beam defining plastic scintillator muon counter 

TBS 
Tritium barrier space 

TDC 
Timetodigital converter 

Tel1 
Electron telescope 1 
, 
Te12 
Electron telescope 2 
, 
T 
Target thickness measured in Torr
litre 

TOF 
Time of flight 
various 
TOFY 
(Measurement of) yield in the timeofflight measurement 

TOFS 
(Measurement of) the timeofflight spectrum 

W^{F} 
Effective fusion probability 

US 
Upstream target. The upstream target
almost always
had 1000 T
layer with c_{t}=0, 0.1, or 0.2%, so
sometimes US is just referred to the overlayer 

USY 
(Measurement of) yield in the upstream overlayer target 


molecular formation rate for
hyperfine states F 


Effective
formation rate,
renormalized for the fusion probability 


Phenomenological parameter for an energy and Findependent
formation rate 


Si detector acceptance 


Density in units of liquid hydrogen atomic number density
cm^{3} 


MWPC resolution function parameter in the x axis 


MWPC resolution function parameter in the y axis 


Represents deposition of an additional layer (overlayer) on top
of a emission layer 



