A novel Zr-based bulk metallic glass composite was fabricated using stainless steel capillaries as the reinforcement. Large plasticity\ud (14%) was achieved in the composite with a reinforcement volume fraction of 38%. The high plasticity observed can be attributed\ud to the formation of small glass fibers encapsulated by the steel capillaries, which promotes multiple shear bands in both metallic\ud glass matrix and the fibers themselves. A new parameter was also proposed to approximately evaluate the reinforcement efficiency
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