Program

Bulk Metallic Glasses
(Bulk Amorphous Alloys)

September 24 to 28, 2000
Holiday Inn Park View Hotel
11 Cavenagh/Orchard Road, Singapore 229616
Tel: +65-733-8333 - Fax: +65-734-4593

Conference Co-Chairs
C. T. Liu
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Akihisa Inoue
Tohoku University
T. G. Nieh
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
W. D. Nix
Stanford University
Yi Li
National University of Singapore.

Co-Sponsors
Chrysalis Technologies, Inc.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)
Army Research Office-Far East (ARO-FE)
Asian Office of Aerospace R&D (AOARD).
Office of Naval Research (ONR IFO)

United Engineering Foundation, Inc.
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The organizers would like to extend their sincere gratitude to the following local sponsors of this conference:
Lee Foundation, Singapore
Extrad Instrumentation Pte Ltd
Amorphous Technology International (Asia) Pte Ltd

Sunday, September 24, 2000

16:00 - 18:00 Conference Registration

18:00 - 19:30 Dinner

19:30 - 20:30 Social Hour

Monday, September 25, 2000

07:00 - 08:00 Breakfast Buffet

08:15 - 08:30 Welcoming Remarks
C.T. Liu, Conference Co-Chairs
Norman Stoloff, Conference Liaison

SESSION 1: GLASS FORMING ABILITY AND ALLOY SYNTHESIS I
Session Chair: C.T. Liu

08:30 - 09:10 Recent Advances and Future Research Directions in Bulk Metallic
Glasses (BMGs)
Robert J. Gottschall
United States Department of Energy, USA

09:10 - 09:50 Synthesis and Functional Properties of Fe-Based BMGs
Akihisa Inoue
Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University, JAPAN

09:50 - 10:30 Metallic Glass-Forming Ability: A Thermodynamic Point of View
Y. Austin Chang
University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break

SESSION 2: GLASS FORMING ABILITY AND ALLOY SYNTHESIS II
Session Chair: William Johnson

11:00 - 11:40 Bulk Metallic Glasses
R.B. Schwarz
Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA

11:40 - 12:20 Large Bulk Glass Formation with High Reduced Glass Transition
Temperature
Y. Li
Department of Materials Science, National University of Singapore, SINGAPORE

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch

SESSION 3: INTERACTION SESSION I

14:00 Cast Al-V-Fe Alloy With Nanoscale Particles
Z. Bian, G.He, W. Dong and G.L. Chen
State Key Laboratory for Advanced Metal and Materials, University of Science and Technology, Beijing, P.R. CHINA

Development of Amorphous and Nano-Aluminide Dispersed Al-Matrix
Composites by Mechanical Alloying
P.P. Chattopadhyay
Department of Metallurgy, Bengal Engineering College (Deemed University), Howrath, INDIA
R.N.R. Gannabattula, S.K. Pabi and I. Manna
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology, INDIA

Crystalline Precipitate and Mechanical Properties in ZR-Base Bulk
Metallic Glasses
G.L. Chen, G. He, Z. Bian and X.D. Hui
State Key Laboratory for Advanced Metals and Materials, University of Science and Technology Beijing, P.R. CHINA

Crystallization and Glass-Forming Ability of Undercooled Palladium-
Copper-Nickel-Phosphorous Melt
Nobuyuki Nishiyawa
Inoue Superliquid Glass Project, ERATO, JAPAN
Akihisa Inoue
IMR, Tohoku University, JAPAN

Structure and Magnetic Properties of Chill-Cast Ndx(Fe3Al)100-x and
Nd33(FeYAl)67 Alloys
L. Si, J. Ding and Y. Li
Department of Materials Science, National University of Singapore, SINGAPORE

SESSION 4: GLASS FORMING ABILITY AND ALLOY SYNTHESIS III
Session Chair: Akihisa Inoue

15:00 - 15:40 Development of Bulk Metallic Glasses Materials for Structural
Engineering Applications
William L. Johnson
California Institute of Technology, USA

15:40 - 16:20 Bulk Metallic Glasses and Composites in Multicomponent Systems
Jurgen Eckert
IFW Dresden, GERMANY

16:20 - 16:30 Break

SESSION 5: GLASS FORMING ABILITY AND ALLOY SYNTHESIS IV
Session Chair: Yi Li

16:30 - 17:10 Electromechanical Shaping of Bulk Metallic Glasses: A New
Opportunity for Applications
Alain Reza Yavari
Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble, FRANCE
M. de Oliveira and W.J. Botta
Department of Materials, University of Sao Carlos, BRAZIL

17:10 - 17:50 Preparation, Structure, and Properties of Bulk Metallic Glasses Under
High Pressure
Wenkui Wang
Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, CHINA

17:50 - 19:30 Ad hoc sessions and/or free time

19:30 - 21:00 Dinner

21:00 - 22:00 Social Hour

Tuesday, September 26, 2000

07:00 - 08:00 Breakfast Buffet

SESSION 6: KINETICS AND PHASE TRANSFORMATION I
Session Chair: Bob Gottschall

08:00 - 08:40 Transformation Kinetics in Supercooled Zr-Cu-Ni-Be Liquids
Ralf Busch
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Oregon State University, Oregon, USA
Jan Schroers and William L. Johnson
Keck Laboratory of Engineering Materials, California Institute of Technology, USA

08:40 - 09:20 MCSRO (Multicomponent Chemical Short-Range Orders) Undercooling
and the Formation of Bulk Metallic Glasses
Guo-Liang Chen, X.D. Hui and G.He
State Key Laboratory for Advanced Metals and Materials, University of Science and Technology Beijing, P.R. CHINA

09:20 - 10:00 Application of Zr-Based Bulk Glassy Alloys to Golf Clubs
Hisashi Kakiuchi
Sumitomo Rubber Industries, LTD, JAPAN

10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break

SESSION 7: KINETICS AND PHASE TRANSFORMATION II
Session Chair: J. Eckert

10:30 - 11:10 Glass to Icosahedral Phase: Transitions in Structure and Physical
Properties
An Pang Tsai
National Research Institute for Metals, Tsukuba, JAPAN

11:10 - 11:50 Nanoquasicrystallization of Zr-Based Metallic Glasses
B.S. Murty, D.H. Ping and K. Hono
National Research Institute for Metals, Tsukuba, JAPAN

11:50 - 12:30 Time Resolved Studies of Bulk Metallic Glass Denitrification using
High Temperature Power Diffraction
Daniel Sordelet
Ames Laboratory, Iowa State University

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch

SESSION 8: INTERACTION SESSION II

13:30 Measurement of the Thermal Parameter of the Bulk Amorphous
Zr41Ti14Ni10Cu12.5Be22.5 Alloy
Tian Xuele
College of Materials Science and Engineering, Shandong University of Technology, CHINA
Chen Xichen
Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, CHINA
A.G. Ilinsky
Institute of Metal Physics, National Academy of Sciences, UKRAINE

Preparation and Magnetic Properties of Ferromagnetic BAM
Hisato Koshiba
Institute for Metals Research, Tohoku University, JAPAN

Dependence of Phase Transformation on High Pressure in
Zr41.2Ti13.8Cu12.5Ni10Be22.5 Bulk Metallic Glasses
Li-Ling Sun
Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, CHINA

Processing of Bulk Metallic Glasses by Mechanical Alloying
Pee-Yew Lee
National Taiwan Ocean University, TAIWAN

Thermal Stability of Mechanically Alloyed Cu-Zr-Ni Bulk Amorphous
Powders
Chung-Kwei Lin et al
Department of Materials Science, Fen-Chia University, TAIWAN

SESSION 9: GLASS FORMING ABILITY AND ALLOY SYNTHESIS V
Session Chair: Ricardo Schwarz

14:30 - 14:50 Reduced Glass Transition Temperature and Glass Forming Ability of
La86-XCuXAl14(X=10-36) Alloys
H. Tan, Z.P. Lu, Y.P. Feng and Y. Li
Department of Materials Science, National University of Singapore, SINGAPORE

14:50 - 15:10 The Liquid Structure of Bulk Amorphous Zr41Ti14Cu12.5 Ni10Be22.5 Alloy
Tian Xuele
College of Materials Science and Engineering, Shandong University of Technology, CHINA
Chen Xichen
Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, CHINA
A.G. Ilinsky
Institute of Metal Physics, National Academy of Sciences, UKRAINE

15:10 - 15:30 A Study on the Development of Ni-Based Alloys with Wide Supercooled
Liquid Region
W.T. Kim
Chongju University, Chungbuk, KOREA

15:30 - 15:45 Break

SESSION 10: KINETICS AND PHASE TRANSFORMATION II
Session Chair: Alain Yavari

15:45 - 16:05 Synthesis and Crystallization of Metastable Alloys in the Al-Fe-Ni-La
System
Joysurya Basu
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, INDIA

16:05 - 16:25 Phase Separation and Crystallization in Zr- and Hf-Based Bulk
Amorphous Alloys
Todd C. Hufnagel, R.T. Ott and Xiaofeng Gu
Johns Hopkins University, USA
A. Munkholm
Argonne National Laboratory, USA

16:25 - 16:45 Crystallization Phenomenon of La55Al25Ni20 Bulk Metallic Glass Under
Stresses in the Supercooled Liquid Temperature Range
Yasunori Saotome
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Gunma University, JAPAN
Hirokazu Kasajima
Graduate School of Gunma University, JAPAN Tao Zhang and Akihisa Inoue
Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University, JAPAN

16:45 - 17:00 Discussion

17:00 - 19:15 ad hoc sessions and/or free time

19:30 - 21:00 Dinner

21:00 - 22:00 Social Hour

Wednesday, September 27, 2000

07:00 - 08:00 Breakfast Buffet

SESSION 11: KINETICS AND PHASE TRANSFORMATION IV
Session Chair: T.G. Nieh

08:00 - 08:40 Characterization of Decomposition in Bulk Metallic Glasses by Atom
Probe Tomography
Michael L. Miller
Metals and Ceramics Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA

08:40 - 09:20 Oxygen Impurity and Alloy Design of Zr-Based bulk Metallic Glasses
C.T. Liu
Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA

09:20 - 10:00 Superplastic Behavior and Local Atomic Structure of Amorphous
La55Al25Ni20 Alloy
Yoshihiko Hirotsu and T. Ohkubo
Institute of Science and Industrial Research, Osaka University, JAPAN
Y. Umakoshi
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Osaka University, JAPAN
S. Ochiai
Department of Environmental and Material Engineering, Teikyo University of Science and Technology, JAPAN
A. Inoue
Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University, JAPAN

10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break

SESSION 12: MECHANICAL AND PHYSICAL PROPERTIES I
Session Chair: Ho-Sou Chen

10:30 - 11:10 Plastic Flow and Fracture in Bulk Metallic Glasses
W.D. Nix, R.h. Dauskardt, W.J. Wright, K.M. Flores and D. Suh
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University, USA

11:10 - 11:50 Chemical and Structural Effects Associated with Shear Band
Formation and Fracture in Metallic Glass
Gary J. Shiflet
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Virginia, USA

11:50 - 12:30 Effects of Annealing and Changes in Stress State on Flow and Fracture
of a Bulk Metallic Glass
John J. Lewandowski
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, USA

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch

13:30 - 16:00 General Discussion

16:00 - 17:30 ad hoc sessions and/or free time

19:30 - 21:00 Dinner at a restaurant by seashore

Thursday, September 28, 2000

07:00 - 08:00 Breakfast Buffet

SESSION 13: MECHANICAL AND PHYSICAL PROPERTIES II
Session Chair: Bill Nix

08:00 - 08:40 Plasticity in the Supercooled Liquid Region of Metallic Glasses
T.G. Nieh
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA

08:40 - 09:20 A Fictive Stress Model and NonLinear Viscoelastic Behaviors in Metallic
Glasses
Ho-Sou Chen
Chinese Culture University, Taiwan, CHINA

09:20 - 10:00 Deformation Behavior in Metallic Glasses
Yoshihito Kawamura and Akihisa Inoue
Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University, JAPAN

10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break

SESSION 14: MECHANICAL AND PHYSICAL PROPERTIES III
Session Chair: Y. Hirotsu

10:30 - 11:10 Corrosion Behavior of Zirconium Based Amorphous Alloys for
Biomedical Use
Sachiko Hiromoto, An Pang Tsai, Masae Sumita and Tako Hanawa
National Research Institute for Metals, JAPAN

11:10 - 11:30 Serrated Plastic Flow in Bulk Metallic Glasses
Wendelin J. Wright and William D. Nix
Stanford University, USA

11:30 - 11:50 Superplastic Microforming of La-Based Bulk Metallic Glass with Laser
Micromachined Polyimide Dies
Yasunori Saotome
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Gunma University, JAPAN
Takashi Iijima
Graduate School of Gunma University, JAPAN
Tao Zhang and Akihisa Inoue
Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University, JAPAN

11:50 - 12:10 Corrosion Properties of a Zr-Base Bulk Glassy Alloy
G. He, Z. Bian and G.L. Chen
State Key Laboratory of Advanced Metals and Materials, University of Science and Technology Beijing, P.R. CHINA

12:15 - 13:30 Lunch

SESSION 15: MECHANICAL AND PHYSICAL PROPERTIES IV
Session Chair: Gary Shiflet

13:30 - 13:50 Flow and Fracture of Bulk Metallic Glass Alloys and Their
Composites
Katharine M. Flores and Reinhold H. Dauskardt
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University, USA

13:50 - 14:10 Hydrogen Embrittlement in a Zr-Ti-Ni-Cu-Be Bulk Metallic Glass
Daewoong Suh and Reinhold H. Dauskardt
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University, USA

14:10 - 14:30 Mechanical Properties of Partially-Crystallized Bulk Metallic Glasses
Upadrasta Ramamurty
School of Mechanical & Production Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, SINGAPORE
M.L. Lee and L. Yi
National University of Singapore, SINGAPORE

14:30 - 14:45 Break

SESSION 16: MECHANICAL AND PHYSICAL PROPERTIES V
Session Chair: Guo-Liang Chen

14:45 - 15:05 Hard Magnetic Bulk Metallic Glasses
J. Ding, Y. Li, H.Z. Kong, L. Shi and L. Wang
Department of Materials Science, National University of Singapore, SINGAPORE

15:05 - 15:25 Low Field Magnetic Properties of ND50Fe40Si10-XAlX Melt-Spun and Bulk
Amorphous Alloys
Nicoleta Lupu and Horia Chiriac
National Institute of Research and Development for Technical Physics, ROMANIA

15:25 - 15:45 Effect of Boron Addition and Rare-Earth Substitution to Bulk
Amorphous Hard Magnetic Nd60Fe30Al10 Alloy
H.Z. Kong, J. Ding and Y. Li
Materials Science Department, National University of Singapore, SINGAPORE

15:45 - 16:05 Degradation of the Visocous Flow Properties of the
Zr46.8Ti8.2Cu7.5Ni10Be27.5 - Bulk Glass by the Formation of Quasicrystalls
S. Suzuki, M-P Macht, M. Seidel, S. Mechler and N. Wanderka
Hahn-Meitner-Institut Berlin, GERMANY

16:05 - 16:30 Discussion and Adjournment

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