The major advances made in the design and operation of transfer pumps (i.e., vacuum pumps that transfer gas from a vacuum system to the atmosphere) during the lifetime of the American Vacuum Society (1953–2003) are reviewed. Included are diffusion, turbomolecular, and oil-free mechanical pumps.
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Research Article| September 02 2003
Major advances in transfer pumps: 1953–2003
M. H. Hablanian; Major advances in transfer pumps: 1953–2003. J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A 1 September 2003; 21 (5): S15–S18. https://doi.org/10.1116/1.1599872
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