## Physical Properties of Crystals: Their Representation by Tensors and Matrices |

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I have also to thank the other friends and colleagues who have read and

commented upon the manuscript: Professor F. C. Frank, F.R.S. (for reading

I have also to thank the other friends and colleagues who have read and

commented upon the manuscript: Professor F. C. Frank, F.R.S. (for reading

**Chapters**I to X), Professor K. Lonsdale, F.R.S. (for reading the first drafts of**Chapters**I, II, HI, ...Page xiv

and second rank may be used for studying crystal properties.

continues the mathematical development. In

is ...

**Chapter**I introduces the concept of a tensor and shows how tensors of zero, firstand second rank may be used for studying crystal properties.

**Chapter**IIcontinues the mathematical development. In

**Chapters**III to VI the tensor methodis ...

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diamagnetic susceptibility

tensor

**Chapter**I. The groundwork of crystal physics**Chapter**111. Paramagnetic anddiamagnetic susceptibility

**Chapter**IV. Electric polarization**Chapter**V. The stresstensor

**Chapter**VI. The strain tensor and thermal expansion**Chapter**VII.### What people are saying - Write a review

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### Contents

THE GROUNDWORK OF CRYSTAL PHYSICS | 3 |

EQUILIBRIUM PROPERTIES | 51 |

ELECTRIC POLARIZATION | 68 |

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angle anisotropic applied biaxial birefringence centre of symmetry Chapter coefficients conductivity crystal classes crystal properties crystal symmetry cube cubic crystals defined denoted diad axis dijk direction cosines electric field electro-optical effect ellipsoid equal equation example expression follows force given gives heat flow Hence hexagonal indicatrix isothermal isotropic lattice left-handed magnetic magnitude matrix notation measured moduli monoclinic number of independent Onsager's Principle optic axis optical activity orientation permittivity perpendicular photoelastic effect piezoelectric effect plane plate point group positive principal axes produced pyroelectric effect quadric quantities radius vector referred refractive index relation representation quadric represents right-handed rotation scalar second-rank tensor set of axes shear shown shows strain stress suffix notation symbol symmetry elements Table temperature gradient thermal expansion thermodynamics thermoelectric effects Thomson heat tion transformation law trigonal uniaxial unit volume values wave normal wave surface written zero