Size Effect in Plastic Deformation and Failure of Metallic Glasses

Jozef Miškuf, Kornel Csach, Alena Juríková, Mária Demčáková, Mária Demčáková, Václav Ocelík

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Depending on the composition and structure of metallic glasses cells with the dimensions in the range from tenths nanometers to tenths micrometers were observed on the ductile fracture surface. The variation in dimple size was compared with the serrations presented on the loading curve at the nanoindentation of the metallic glasses with different compositions. Higher instantaneous deformation can be connected with simultaneous shearing at more suitable shear band configurations. The cell morphology with the various cell sizes is observed at the failure of the metallic glasses. At the failure of high strength metallic glasses, the cells are formed in short time due to the release of high amount of stored elastic energy. In this case the uniform cell morphology with the cell size of about 20 nm is observed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)212-216
Number of pages5
JournalDefect and Diffusion Forum
Publication statusPublished - Nov-2020

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