Structural rejuvenation

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Structural rejuvenation is a change in bulk metallic glasses which, among other consequences, improves their plasticity.[1]

There are two kinds of structural rejuvenation: homogeneous and inhomogeneous.


  1. ^ Dmowski, W.; Yokoyama, Y.; Chuang, A.; Ren, Y.; Umemoto, M.; Tsuchiya, K.; Inoue, A.; Egami, T. (2010-01-01). "Structural rejuvenation in a bulk metallic glass induced by severe plastic deformation". Acta Materialia. 58 (2): 429–438. doi:10.1016/j.actamat.2009.09.021.