Chapter 13. Bulk Nanostructured Materials from Amorphous Solids

  1. ao. Univ. Prof. Dr. Michael J. Zehetbauer2 and
  2. Yuntian Theodore Zhu Ph.D. Associate Professor3
  1. Gerhard Wilde

Published Online: 24 JUN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527626892.ch13

Bulk Nanostructured Materials

Bulk Nanostructured Materials

How to Cite

Wilde, G. (2009) Bulk Nanostructured Materials from Amorphous Solids, in Bulk Nanostructured Materials (eds M. J. Zehetbauer and Y. T. Zhu), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527626892.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Vienna, Chair of Research Group ‘Physics of Nanostructured Materials’, Faculty of Physics, Boltzmanngasse 5, 1090 Wien, Austria

  2. 3

    Department of Materials Science & Engineering, North Carolina State University, Rm 308, Research Building II, 1009 Capability Dr., Raleigh, NC 27695-7919, USA

Author Information

  1. Westfälische, Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Institute of Materials Physics, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 JUN 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527315246

Online ISBN: 9783527626892



  • bulk nanostructured materials;
  • amorphous solids;
  • devitrification;
  • nanocrystallization


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Amorphization and Devitrification

  • Thermally Induced Nanocrystallization

  • BNM Formation by Plastic Deformation

  • Properties of BNM from Amorphous Precursors – Selected Examples

  • Summary and Outlook

  • Acknowledgements

  • References