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

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IV ELECTRIC

electric field is another example of an anisotropic crystal property that is

represented by a second-rank tensor. The formal analysis of electric

is closely ...

IV ELECTRIC

**POLARIZATION**The**polarization**of a crystal produced by anelectric field is another example of an anisotropic crystal property that is

represented by a second-rank tensor. The formal analysis of electric

**polarization**is closely ...

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For example, if a uniaxial tensile stress a is applied along one of the diad axes of

a quartz crystal (class 32), the magnitude of the electric moment per unit volume,

or the

For example, if a uniaxial tensile stress a is applied along one of the diad axes of

a quartz crystal (class 32), the magnitude of the electric moment per unit volume,

or the

**polarization**charge per unit area, is given by P = da, (1) where d is a ...Page 125

The physical significance of the matrices in Table 8 is best appreciated by

working out the

stress systems. The reader is recommended to do this. We select the

piezoelectric ...

The physical significance of the matrices in Table 8 is best appreciated by

working out the

**polarization**produced in a chosen crystal class by various simplestress systems. The reader is recommended to do this. We select the

piezoelectric ...

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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