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A magnetically-driven piston pump for ultra-clean applications

By F. LePort, R. Neilson, P. S. Barbeau, K. Barry, L. Bartoszek, I. Counts, J. Davis, R. deVoe, M. J. Dolinski, G. Gratta, M. Green, M. Montero Díez, A. R. Müller, K. O'Sullivan, A. Rivas, K. Twelker, B. Aharmim, M. Auger, V. Belov, C. Benitez-Medina, M. Breidenbach, A. Burenkov, B. Cleveland, R. Conley, J. Cook, S. Cook, W. Craddock, T. Daniels, M. Dixit, A. Dobi, K. Donato, W. Fairbank Jr., J. Farine, P. Fierlinger, D. Franco, G. Giroux, R. Gornea, K. Graham, C. Green, C. Hägemann, C. Hall, K. Hall, D. Hallman, C. Hargrove, S. Herrin, M. Hughes, J. Hodgson, F. Juget, L. J. Kaufman, A. Karelin, J. Ku, A. Kuchenkov, K. Kumar, D. S. Leonard, G. Lutter, D. Mackay, R. MacLellan, M. Marino, B. Mong, P. Morgan, A. Odian, A. Piepke, A. Pocar, C. Y. Prescott, K. Pushkin, E. Rollin, P. C. Rowson, B. Schmoll, D. Sinclair, K. Skarpaas, S. Slutsky, V. Stekhanov, V. Strickland, M. Swift, J. -L. Vuilleumier, J. -M. Vuilleumier, U. Wichoski, J. Wodin, L. Yang and Y. -R. Yen

Abstract

A magnetically driven piston pump for xenon gas recirculation is presented. The pump is designed to satisfy extreme purity and containment requirements, as is appropriate for the recirculation of isotopically enriched xenon through the purification system and large liquid xenon TPC of EXO-200. The pump, using sprung polymer gaskets, is capable of pumping more than 16 standard liters per minute (SLPM) of xenon gas with 750 torr differential pressure.Comment: 6 pages, 5 figure

Topics: Physics - Instrumentation and Detectors, Nuclear Experiment
Year: 2011
DOI identifier: 10.1063/1.3653391
OAI identifier: oai:arXiv.org:1104.5041
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