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Smart Transparent Metallic Glass

In the world of Star Trek, “transparent aluminum” was described as being stronger and lighter than plexiglas. The article below discusses how “smart” glass that can react dynamically to changing light conditions is becoming more cost effective. Previous developments in technology point toward metallic versions of glass that are stronger than steel. The ability to […]

Metallic Glass

Metallic glass is a metallic material with an amorphous, non-crystalline atomic structure. Most glassy metals are alloys of several metals with high viscosities that prevent them from solidifying into the tightly ordered atomic structure of most metals and crystals. Metallic Glass Yields Secrets Under Pressure – [ciw.edu] Tuesday, March 16, 2010 Metallic glasses are emerging […]