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

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stress is the stress Fio. 5.9. The Mohr circle for a state of

plate loaded by forces and couples applied to its edges. The Mohr circle for a

state ...

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**Biaxial**stress. 0 0 0 0 0 0J An example of a non-uniform distribution of**biaxial**stress is the stress Fio. 5.9. The Mohr circle for a state of

**biaxial**stress. in a thinplate loaded by forces and couples applied to its edges. The Mohr circle for a

state ...

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The two circular sections of the indicatrix, and the two primary optic axes OPt, OP„

for a

indicatrix that is intermediate in length between the other two. Their radius is

therefore ...

The two circular sections of the indicatrix, and the two primary optic axes OPt, OP„

for a

**biaxial**crystal. Both circular sections contain the principal axis of theindicatrix that is intermediate in length between the other two. Their radius is

therefore ...

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for a uniaxial crystal. For wave normals which lie in any of the three principal

planes of the indicatrix the situation is very similar to that described above for a ...

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**Biaxial**crystal. The wave surface for a**biaxial**crystal is not as simple as thatfor a uniaxial crystal. For wave normals which lie in any of the three principal

planes of the indicatrix the situation is very similar to that described above for a ...

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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