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

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From equations (30), (31), (32) the

evidently n„— nx = An1— An3 = — $(»0)3(7rn— (33) and, for light travelling

along x3, nu— n± - An1— An2 = — £(n0)3(7rn— tt13)<7, (34) where nu and nx

are the ...

From equations (30), (31), (32) the

**birefringence**for light travelling along x2 isevidently n„— nx = An1— An3 = — $(»0)3(7rn— (33) and, for light travelling

along x3, nu— n± - An1— An2 = — £(n0)3(7rn— tt13)<7, (34) where nu and nx

are the ...

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Optical activity and

to isotropic materials, cubic crystals, and crystals in which the light was passing

along an optic axis, because in these cases one can study optical activity free

from ...

Optical activity and

**birefringence**The treatment in the last section was restrictedto isotropic materials, cubic crystals, and crystals in which the light was passing

along an optic axis, because in these cases one can study optical activity free

from ...

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It may be proved that the state of polarization of the emerging wave is exactly the

same as if, instead of passing through the optically active

had alternately suffered pure double refraction and pure optical rotation in the ...

It may be proved that the state of polarization of the emerging wave is exactly the

same as if, instead of passing through the optically active

**birefringent**crystal, ithad alternately suffered pure double refraction and pure optical rotation in the ...

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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