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Dense ice in detail

A substance as simple as water is in fact a rich source of interesting physics. The solid phase contains several amorphous forms of ice, including one with a very dense structure, the details of which have now been revealed.

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Figure 1: The phase diagram of ice.
Figure 2: Molecular spacing.


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Klug, D. Dense ice in detail. Nature 420, 749–751 (2002).

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