Spark plasma sintering of Mg-Based amorphous ball-milled powders

François O. Méar, Guoqiang Xie, Dmitri V. Louzguine-Luzgin, Akihisa Inoue

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Abstract

In the present study, we report the formation of the Mg-based bulk metallic glass (BMG) samples by spark plasma sintering of the amorphous powders prepared by ball-milling. The sintering was performed in the supercooled liquid region (Tg - Tx) and fully glassy Mg-based samples were successfully sintered at 398 K. The deformation on the surface associated with Vickers indentation hardness tests of the compacts reveals the presence of the semi-circular shear-bands around the indents and also reveals inhomogeneous nature of plastic deformation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)588-591
Number of pages4
JournalMaterials Transactions
Volume50
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Mar 1

Keywords

  • Amorphization
  • Ball-milling
  • Bulk amorphous alloy
  • Magnesium base alloy
  • Spark plasma sintering (SPS)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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