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Innovations Report - In probing mysteries of glass, researchers find a key to toughness

Ductility refers to a material’s plasticity, or its ability to change shape without breaking.

“Most of us think of glasses as brittle, but our finding shows that any glass can be made ductile or brittle,” said Jan Schroers, a professor of mechanical engineering and materials science at Yale, who led the research with Golden Kumar, a professor at Texas Tech University.

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