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Advances in Materials Science and Engineering
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 798479, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/798479
Research Article

Surface Crystallization in Mg-Based Bulk Metallic Glass during Copper Mold Casting

School of Material Science and Engineering, Hebei University of Technology, Dingzigu Road, Hongqiao District, Tianjin 300130, China

Received 21 March 2014; Accepted 18 April 2014; Published 6 May 2014

Academic Editor: Yang Shao

Copyright © 2014 Xin Wang. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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