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Table 1 Fitting parameters describing PAL spectra of MgO-Al2O3 ceramics sintered at different T s temperatures reconstructed from a four-term decomposition procedure

From: Water-Vapor Sorption Processes in Nanoporous MgO-Al2O3 Ceramics: the PAL Spectroscopy Study

Sample τ 1 (±0.002), ns I 1 (±1), % τ 2 (±0.005), ns I 2 (±1), % τ 3 (±0.002), ns I 3 (±0.2), % τ 4 (±0.02), ns I 4 (±0.1), %
T s = 1100 °C
  Initial drying 0.169 68 0.462 28 2.240 1.7 70.14 2.5
  Water vapor 0.170 66 0.483 28 1.820 4.4 53.05 0.9
  Final drying 0.172 68 0.459 29 2.215 2.1 68.29 1.9
T s = 1200 °C
  Initial drying 0.164 73 0.443 24 2.347 1.1 70.51 2.0
  Water vapor 0.160 64 0.426 31 2.047 3.8 58.67 0.4
  Final drying 0.163 72 0.429 23 2.290 3.1 68.87 1.7
T s = 1300 °C
  Initial drying 0.155 82 0.414 16 2.426 0.8 68.74 1.4
  Water vapor 0.161 76 0.400 21 2.619 1.8 58.33 0.7
  Final drying 0.156 82 0.421 15 2.448 0.7 68.17 1.4
T s = 1400 °C
  Initial drying 0.152 88 0.388 11 2.504 0.7 62.32 0.8
  Water vapor 0.160 77 0.409 20 2.562 2.2 57.35 0.6
  Final drying 0.154 89 0.402 10 2.539 0.7 61.85 0.8