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Supercooled liquid

  1. Dec 11, 2014 #1
    What is Supercooled liquid?How glass comes out to be Supercooled liquid?As far as i know Supercooling is the process of chilling a liquid below its freezing point, without it becoming solid.But glass looks like solid.Please explain
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  3. Dec 11, 2014 #2


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    Please look for information and read about "glass transition". It is different from freezing/melting, even if the initial and final states seem to be identical.
  4. Dec 11, 2014 #3
    Glass is an amorphous(i.e. non-crystalline) solid, not a liquid, similarly you can have amorphous silicon and amorphous metals. As Borek said you should look at the glass transition for more information.
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