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

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A method of representing axial vectors that does not depend on any convention

about a positive screw motion is shown in Fig. 2.26. The

of definite length and orientation, with a definite sense of rotation attached to it.

A method of representing axial vectors that does not depend on any convention

about a positive screw motion is shown in Fig. 2.26. The

**symbol**consists of a lineof definite length and orientation, with a definite sense of rotation attached to it.

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In a similar way, the

from [WW] by repeated operation of the symmetry elements of a given point group

. Crystal systems. The 32 crystal classes are conventionally grouped into seven ...

In a similar way, the

**symbol**(WW) means all directions which can be reachedfrom [WW] by repeated operation of the symmetry elements of a given point group

. Crystal systems. The 32 crystal classes are conventionally grouped into seven ...

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entirely in the standard textbooks the following remarks may be helpful. t The best

symbolism to adopt depends on the use to which the

many purposes it is best to use only the three axes Ox, Oy, Oz and to write either

...

entirely in the standard textbooks the following remarks may be helpful. t The best

symbolism to adopt depends on the use to which the

**symbols**are to be put. Formany purposes it is best to use only the three axes Ox, Oy, Oz and to write either

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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