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

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In physics we are accustomed to dealing with certain

density or the temperature of a body, which are not connected in any way with

direction. With the usual definitions of density and temperature it is meaningless

to ...

In physics we are accustomed to dealing with certain

**quantities**, such as thedensity or the temperature of a body, which are not connected in any way with

direction. With the usual definitions of density and temperature it is meaningless

to ...

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A physical property of a crystal consists of a relation between certain measurable

certain relation between a homogeneous stress and a homogeneous strain in ...

A physical property of a crystal consists of a relation between certain measurable

**quantities**associated with the crystal. For example, the elasticity of a crystal is acertain relation between a homogeneous stress and a homogeneous strain in ...

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(16) Now in the definition of O, equation (15), all the

.y, T), which we agreed to use to define the state of the crystal. Hence <t> itself is

a function of (cry, T), and therefore, from equation (16), ^ w Differentiating the ...

(16) Now in the definition of O, equation (15), all the

**quantities**are functions of (cr.y, T), which we agreed to use to define the state of the crystal. Hence <t> itself is

a function of (cry, T), and therefore, from equation (16), ^ w Differentiating 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