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Douglass Hofmann
Material Science

Metallic glass composites have exceptionally high strengths and fracture toughnesses similar to high strength steels. Using a novel molding technique, I have created a metallic glass composite waffle to be used as an energy absorbing structure. Hungry?

dch@caltech.edu

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