Construction and measurements of an improved vacuum-swing-adsorption radon-mitigation system

  title={Construction and measurements of an improved vacuum-swing-adsorption radon-mitigation system},
  author={Joseph Street and R. Bunker and Craig Dunagan and X. Loose and Richard W. Schnee and M. R. Stark and K. Sundarnath and D. R. Tronstad},
  journal={arXiv: Instrumentation and Detectors},
In order to reduce backgrounds from radon-daughter plate-out onto detector surfaces, an ultra-low-radon cleanroom is being commissioned at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. An improved vacuum-swing-adsorption radon mitigation system and cleanroom build upon a previous design implemented at Syracuse University that achieved radon levels of ∼0.2 Bq m−3. This improved system will employ a better pump and larger carbon beds feeding a redesigned cleanroom with an internal HVAC unit… 
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