Why are amorphous solids considered to be supercooled liquids?

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Why are amorphous solids considered to be supercooled liquids?

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Some parameters like temperature, pressure and arrangement of particles generates a state like an amorphous solid and a supercooled liquid. Supercooled liquids are not exactly solid or liquid. They have properties that are in-between.

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Amorphous solids

Amorphous solids are the type of solid that do not have a regular arrangement of atoms like a crystalline solid. The particles of...

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The three most common states of matter are solid, liquid, and gas, but matter can also change its state. Learn about the state changes of matter, including freezing, melting, boiling, condensation, sublimation, and deposition.


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