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Why aren't injector pumps used in rockets?

Is there something that makes injectors unsuitable as oxidizer pumps? Seems to me that rockets would benefit significantly from a pump with no moving parts that runs off its own exhaust.
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Does engine purging cause dry run of turbo pump in a liquid rocket engine? If it occurs, what is the implication?

Does engine purging in a liquid rocket engine cause dry run of the turbopump? If so, does that have any implication for the design, health, maintenance, or operation of the pump? How do we calculate ...
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How does a turbopump work

I am a kid pursuing a career in propulsion, and I was wondering, "how does a turbopump work?" I would really appreciate a detailed explanation. Thanks!
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What is the geometric dimensions of turbo pumps present in SSME?

Here is a really well documented and detailed explanation of the SSME engine. Looking through this, one can notice that there are no details of the dimensions. I would like to know about the ...
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Cryogenic engines till date

How many cryogenic engines are there till date. Names are mostly necessary.