From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

A superglass is a phase of matter which is characterized by superfluidity and a frozen amorphous structure at the same time.[1]

J.C. Séamus Davis theorised that frozen helium-4 (at 0.2 K and 50 atm) may be a superglass.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ a b Giulio Biroli; Claudio Chamon; Francesco Zamponi (2008). "Theory of the superglass phase". Physical Review B. 78 (22): 19. arXiv:0807.2458. Bibcode:2008PhRvB..78v4306B. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.78.224306. S2CID 3222218.
  2. ^ "Press release: Supersolid or superglass? Cornell researchers study a strange state of matter in helium - Cornell Chronicle".
  3. ^ Yu, Xiaoquan; Mueller, Markus (2012). "Mean field theory of superglasses". Physical Review B. 85 (10): 104205. arXiv:1111.5956. Bibcode:2012PhRvB..85j4205Y. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.85.104205. S2CID 119261743.