Phase equilibria of absorbed liquids and the structure of porous media

Strange, John H. and Allen, S.G. and Stephenson, P.C.L. and Matveeva, N.P (1996) Phase equilibria of absorbed liquids and the structure of porous media. In: 3rd International Meeting on Recent Advances in MR Applications to Porous Media, Louvain, Belgium. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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The phase equilibria of water within porous silica has been studied by proton and deuteron magnetic resonance, Proton signal amplitude as a function of filling factor was measured, These protons arise from the proton-deuterium equilibrium that is established between the liquid and the absorbed layer on the pore wall, The results for temperatures below 0 degrees C show a maximum as a function of filling factor, theta. This suggests that the pores fill from either a surface layer or from the crevices and interstices into the center. Another experiment used cryoporometry to study the size of crystals formed within the pores as a function of theta and leads to the same conclusion. Copyright (C) 1996 Elsevier Science Inc.

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