Predicting Complex Relaxation Processes in Metallic Glass.

  title={Predicting Complex Relaxation Processes in Metallic Glass.},
  author={Yang Sun and Si-Xu Peng and Qun Yang and Feng Zhang and Meng-Hao Yang and Caizhuang Wang and Kai‐Ming Ho and Hai-Bin Yu},
  journal={Physical review letters},
  volume={123 10},
Relaxation processes significantly influence the properties of glass materials. However, understanding their specific origins is difficult; even more challenging is to forecast them theoretically. In this study, using microseconds molecular dynamics simulations together with an accurate many-body interaction potential, we predict that an Al_{90}Sm_{10} metallic glass would have complex relaxation behaviors: In addition to the main (α) relaxation, the glass (i) shows a pronounced secondary… 

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