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As a third route to LDA, heating or decompression of the high-pressure polymorph ice VIII can be employed, which is the proton-ordered pendant to ice VII. Most high-pressure forms of ice quench-recovered at 77 K experience a multiple amorphous–amorphous transitions 45 transition to ice Ic when heated above 145–150 K, namely the metastable poymorphs ice IV and ice XII (which can be produced in the stability fields of ice V and ice VI in Fig. 7) [156] and the stable polymorphs ice II, ice III, ice V, ice VI, and ice VII [157, 158].

Such a metastable quasiequilibrium allows for the definition of a coexistence line, where Gibbs free energies of two amorphous states are identical, and the possibility of ‘‘first-order’’ transitions that involve 32 thomas loerting, vadim v. brazhkin, and tetsuya morishita jump-like changes in entropy, volume, and enthalpy arises. Also the possibility of a critical point located at the end of the coexistence line arises. Another complicating circumstance with respect to amorphous solids and glasses is that the transformations between different ‘‘phases’’ during the experimental times occur, as a rule, under conditions that are far from equilibrium; these transformations are determined by kinetic parameters, much like low-temperature phase transitions with a large hysteresis found in crystals [22].

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