Role of alloying additions in glass formation and properties of bulk metallic glasses

Na Chen, Laura Martin, Dmitri V. Luzguine-Luzgin, Akihisa Inoue

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Abstract

Alloying addition, as a means of improving mechanical properties and saving on costs of materials, has been applied to a broad range of uses and products in the metallurgical fields. In the field of bulk metallic glasses (BMGs), alloying additions have also proven to play effective and important roles in promoting glass formation, enhancing thermal stability and improving plasticity of the materials. Here, we review the work on the role of alloying additions in glass formation and performance improvement of BMGs, with focus on our recent results of alloying additions in Pd-based BMGs.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5320-5339
Number of pages20
JournalMaterials
Volume3
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Alloying additions
  • Bulk metallic glass
  • Glass formation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)

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