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Metals 2013, 3(1), 1-22; doi:10.3390/met3010001
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Mechanical Properties and Deformation Behavior of Bulk Metallic Glasses

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1 WPI Advanced Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University, Aoba-Ku, Sendai 980-8577, Japan 2 WPI Advanced Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University, Aoba-Ku, Sendai 980-8577, Japan 3 National University of Science and Technology "MISiS", Moscow 119049, Russia
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Received: 2 November 2012 / Revised: 5 December 2012 / Accepted: 10 December 2012 / Published: 20 December 2012
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Amorphous Alloys)
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Abstract

Metallic glasses demonstrate unique properties, including large elastic limit and high strength, which make them attractive for practical applications. Unlike crystalline alloys, metallic glasses, in general, do not exhibit a strain hardening effect, while plastic deformation at room temperature is localized in narrow shear bands. Room-temperature mechanical properties and deformation behavior of bulk metallic glassy samples and the crystal-glassy composites are reviewed in the present paper.
Keywords: metallic glasses; deformation; strength; plasticity metallic glasses; deformation; strength; plasticity
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Louzguine-Luzgin, D.V.; Louzguina-Luzgina, L.V.; Churyumov, A.Y. Mechanical Properties and Deformation Behavior of Bulk Metallic Glasses. Metals 2013, 3, 1-22.

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