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Table 1 Photoactivation protocols

From: Evaluation of the flexural resistance and stress contraction of a silorane-based composite submitted to different protocols of polymerization

Protocol Group 1 (N = 25) Group 2 (N = 25)
  Filtek Z350 Filtek Silorane
I, Continuous high intensity 650 mW/cm2 for 40 s (n = 5) 650 mW/cm2 for 40 s (n = 5)
II, Continuous medium intensity 325 mW/cm2 for 80 s (n = 5) 325 mW/cm2 for 80 s (n = 5)
III, Continuous low intensity 100 mW/cm2 for 260 s (n = 5) 100 mW/cm2 for 260 s (n = 5)
IV, Pulse delay with 1-min interval 100 mW/cm2 for 5 s + 1 min interval +650 mW/cm2 for 39.5 s (n = 5) 100 mW/cm2 for 5 s + 1 min interval +650 mW/cm2 for 39.5 s (n = 5)
V, Pulse delay with 3-min interval 100 mW/cm2 for 5 s + 3 min interval +650 mW/cm2 for 39.5 s (n = 5) 100 mW/cm2 for 5 s + 3 min interval +650 mW/cm2 for 39.5 s (n = 5)