Role of minor alloying additions in formation of bulk metallic glasses: A Review

Lu, Z. P.; Liu, C. T.
June 2004
Journal of Materials Science;Jun2004, Vol. 39 Issue 12, p3965
Academic Journal
Minor alloying addition or microalloying technology has already shown dramatic effects on glass formation and thermal stability of bulk metallic glasses (BMGs). This paper intends to provide a comprehensive review of recent developments of this technology in the field of BMGs. The beneficial effects of minor alloying additions on the glass formation and the thermal stability of BMGs will be summarized and analyzed. In addition, principles and guidelines for future application of this technology will also be proposed.


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