Ballistic Performance of Zr-Based Bulk Metallic Glass/Ti Surface Composites Fabricated by High-Energy Electron-Beam Irradiation
This study aimed at investigating the ballistic performance of Zr-based bulk metallic glass/Ti surface composites fabricated by high-energy electron-beam irradiation. The ballistic impact test was conducted on surface composite plates to evaluate the ballistic performance. Since the surface composite layers were observed to block effectively a fast traveling projectile, while many cracks were formed in the composite layers, the surface composite plates were not perforated. The surface composite layer containing ductile β dendritic phases showed the better ballistic performance than the one without containing dendrites because dendritic phases could hinder the propagation of shear bands or cracks.
Jian-Feng Nie and Allan Morton
J. H. Do et al., "Ballistic Performance of Zr-Based Bulk Metallic Glass/Ti Surface Composites Fabricated by High-Energy Electron-Beam Irradiation", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 654-656, pp. 2700-2703, 2010