Structural disordering of amorphous alloys: A molecular dynamics analysis

Chang Myeon Lee, Kyoung Won Park, Byeong Joo Lee, Yoji Shibutani, Jae Chul Lee

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Elastostatic compression imposed on amorphous alloys induces structural reorganization that is characterized by both disordering and ordering of short-range orders (SROs), even at cryogenic temperatures. The rates of the disordering and ordering of the SROs differ according to their relative packing density and characteristics of bonding via percolation. Using molecular dynamics simulations, the fundamental issues relating to the structural reorganization process were explored by investigating the relative rates between the disordering and ordering processes promoted by stress below the global yield.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)911-914
Number of pages4
JournalScripta Materialia
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Nov


  • Amorphous alloys
  • Free volume
  • Molecular dynamics
  • Structural disorder

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Materials Science
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metals and Alloys


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