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amorphous

 [ah-mor´fus]
having no definite form; shapeless.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

a·mor·phous

(ă-mōr'fŭs),
1. Without definite shape or visible differentiation in structure.
2. Not crystallized.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

amorphous

adjective Lacking a fixed shape; shapeless
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

a·mor·phous

(ā-mōr'fŭs)
1. Without definite form or visible differentiation in structure.
2. Not crystallized.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

amorphous

1. Of no particular shape or form.
2. Lacking distinct crystalline structure.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

a·mor·phous

(ā-mōr'fŭs)
1. Without definite shape or visible differentiation in structure.
2. Not crystallized.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Song et al., "Superlattice-like GaSb/ [Sb.sub.2][Te.sub.3] films for low-power phase change memory," Scripta Materialia, vol.
Zalden's team found is essentially this: Exposing phase change memory to a 0.5THz electric pulse for picoseconds at a time can create crystallized filaments that can be measured and theoretically used to store data.
Now that we know that phase change memory can switch so quickly, however, we also know that there's more potential headroom in design than some may have previously thought.
Surprisingly, the technology behind phase change memory is not expensive, and can be commercially used for a variety of devices requiring storage and memory, from servers to tablets.