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Title: Geometry-sensitive plasticity of a monolithic bulk metallic glass
Authors: Wu, W.
Li, Y. 
Issue Date: 2008
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
ISBN: 9781605608433
ISSN: 02729172
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