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|Title:||Geometry-sensitive plasticity of a monolithic bulk metallic glass|
|Citation:||Wu, W.,Li, Y. (2008). Geometry-sensitive plasticity of a monolithic bulk metallic glass. Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings 1048 : 84-88. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.|
|Abstract:||We report a strong geometry-dependence of compressive plasticity in a Zr-based bulk metallic glass (BMG). With a standard orthogonal geometry, the Zr-based BMG typically fractured at a plastic strain less than 2%. However, by modifying the sample geometry while maintaining the sample aspect ratio, a large apparent compressive plastic strain over 10% was achieved consistently. These results present a new method on arresting the catastrophic failure of the glassy alloys and offer ways for BMGs in engineering applications. © 2008 Materials Research Society.|
|Source Title:||Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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