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Is metallic glass poised to come of age?

Nature Materials volume 14, pages 553555 (2015) | Download Citation

There have been a number of attempts to commercialize bulk metallic glass over the past 20 years. William L. Johnson, the Mettler Professor of Materials Science at California Institute of Technology, has been a prominent figure in these efforts and gives Nature Materials his perspective on the topic.

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