Development of a method for liquid xenon purification using a cryogenic centrifugal pump

S. Mihara, T. Haruyama, T. Iwamoto, Y. Uchiyama, W. Ootani, K. Kasami, R. Sawada, K. Terasawa, T. Doke, H. Natori, H. Nishiguchi, A. Maki, T. Mori, S. Yamada

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We are developing a new type of photon detector for an experiment to search for muons decaying into a positron and a gamma ray. In this experiment, the photon detector will utilize liquid xenon (Xe) as the scintillation material. Good transparency of the liquid Xe is required in order to gain the highest performance out of the detector. Impurities like water and oxygen must be removed efficiently for this purpose. We have developed a new purification system, dedicated to removing water from liquid Xe, by employing a cryogenic centrifugal pump and molecular sieves. The performance of the system is described in this article.

元の言語English
ページ(範囲)688-693
ページ数6
ジャーナルCryogenics
46
発行部数9
DOI
出版物ステータスPublished - 2006 9 1

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  • Materials Science(all)
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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Mihara, S., Haruyama, T., Iwamoto, T., Uchiyama, Y., Ootani, W., Kasami, K., Sawada, R., Terasawa, K., Doke, T., Natori, H., Nishiguchi, H., Maki, A., Mori, T., & Yamada, S. (2006). Development of a method for liquid xenon purification using a cryogenic centrifugal pump. Cryogenics, 46(9), 688-693. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cryogenics.2006.04.003