Table 1.

STZ volumes of BMGs determined by nanoindentation in this study

Alloys, at%*Tg(K)ν (17,28)E, GPa (17,28)Average atomic radius, Å (29)Strain rate sensitivity, mAverage hardness, H, GPaSTZ volume, nm3STZ size, atoms
Pd40Ni40P205760.411021.2870.00676.586.56687
Pt57.5Cu14.7Ni5.3P22.55080.39951.3170.00895.085.95623
Cu60Hf25Ti157400.381241.4130.0117.134.23359
Zr55Cu25Ni10Al106300.33811.4590.0136.013.89300
Ni53Nb20Ti10Zr8Co6Cu38460.331401.3940.01210.282.81248
Zr44Cu44Al6Ag67180.321001.4550.0216.272.54197
  • *at%, atomic percentage.