A magnetically driven piston pump for ultra-clean applications

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 Dez, A. R. Mller, K. O'Sullivan, A. Rivas, K. Twelker, B. Aharmim, M. Auger, V. Belov, C. Benitez-MedinaM. Breidenbach, A. Burenkov, B. Cleveland, R. Conley, J. Cook, S. Cook, W. Craddock, T. Daniels, M. Dixit, A. Dobi, K. Donato, W. Fairbank, J. Farine, P. Fierlinger, D. Franco, G. Giroux, R. Gornea, K. Graham, C. Green, C. Hgemann, 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, Y. R. Yen

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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 time projection chamber of EXO-200. The pump, using sprung polymer gaskets, is capable of pumping more than 16 standard liters per minute of xenon gas with 750 Torr differential pressure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number105114
JournalReview of Scientific Instruments
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation

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