A Scintillator Purification System for the Borexino Solar Neutrino Detector

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Benziger, J.; Cadonati, L.; Calaprice, F.; Chen, M.; Corsi, A.; Dalnoki-Veress, F.; Fernholz, R.; Ford, R.; Galbiati, C.; Goretti, A.; Harding, E.; Ianni, Aldo; Ianni, Andrea; Kidner, S.; Leung, M.; Loeser, F.; McCarty, K.; McKinsey, D.; Nelson, A.; Pocar, A.; Salvo, C.; Schimizzi, D.; Shutt, T.; Sonnenschein, A.;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.nima.2007.12.043
  • Subject: Physics - Instrumentation and Detectors
    arxiv: Physics::Instrumentation and Detectors | Physics::Chemical Physics | Quantum Physics | High Energy Physics::Experiment

Purification of the 278 tons of liquid scintillator and 889 tons of buffer shielding for the Borexino solar neutrino detector was performed with a system that combined distillation, water extraction, gas stripping and filtration. The purification of the scintillator ach... View more
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