Caltech-Led Team Creates Damage-Tolerant Metallic Glass

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William Johnson, Ruben F. and Donna Mettler Professor of Engineering and Applied Science, and colleagues have developed a new alloy—a combination of the noble metal palladium, a small fraction of silver, and a mixture of other metalloids—that has a combination of strength and toughness not previously seen in any other material. [Caltech Press Release]

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