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

J.C. Séamus Davis theorised that frozen helium-4 (at 0.2 K and 50 Atm) may be a superglass.[2][3][4][5]

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  1. Giulio Biroli; Claudio Chamon; Francesco Zamponi (2008). "Theory of the superglass phase". Physical Review B. 78 (22): 19. arXiv:0807.2458Freely accessible. Bibcode:2008PhRvB..78v4306B. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.78.224306.
  2. "Frozen helium-4 may be an unusual 'superglass'".
  3. "Supersolid or superglass? Cornell researchers study a strange state of matter in helium - Cornell Chronicle".
  4. Yu, Xiaoquan; Mueller, Markus (2011). "Mean field theory of superglasses". Physical Review B. 85 (10). arXiv:1111.5956Freely accessible. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.85.104205.
  5. Biroli, Giulio; Chamon, Claudio; Zamponi, Francesco (2008). "Theory of the superglass phase". Physical Review B. 78 (22): 224306. Bibcode:2008PhRvB..78v4306B. doi:10.1103/physrevb.78.224306.

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