## Physical Properties of Crystals |

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INTRODUCTION THE physical properties of crystals are defined by relations

between measurable quantities. ...

certain other properties as well, such as conductivity and refractive index, and

this ...

INTRODUCTION THE physical properties of crystals are defined by relations

between measurable quantities. ...

**Cubic crystals**happen to be isotropic forcertain other properties as well, such as conductivity and refractive index, and

this ...

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(It happens that

is isotropic; but, for the moment, as mentioned in the Introduction, we shall treat

(It happens that

**cubic crystals**form a special group of crystals whose conductivityis isotropic; but, for the moment, as mentioned in the Introduction, we shall treat

**cubic crystals**as potentially anisotropic, like all other crystals, and then later ...Page 147

In the cubic system the linear compressibility is isotropic: a sphere of a

the volume change of a

the ...

In the cubic system the linear compressibility is isotropic: a sphere of a

**cubic****crystal**under hydrostatic pressure remains a sphere. ExER cIsr 8.2. Prove thatthe volume change of a

**cubic crystal**under uniaxial tension T is independent ofthe ...

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### Contents

THE GROUND WORK OF CRYSTAL PHYSICS | 3 |

Summary | 29 |

EQUILIBRIUM PROPERTIES | 45 |

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angle anisotropic applied biaxial birefringence centre of symmetry Chapter conductivity constant crystal classes crystal properties crystal symmetry cube cubic crystals defined denoted diad axis dielectric direction cosines displacement elastic compliances electric field electro-optical electro-optical effect ellipsoid equal equation example expression follows forces given gives grad heat flow Hence indicatrix isothermal isotropic magnetic magnitude matrix notation measured moduli Mohr circle monoclinic number of independent Onsager's Principle optic axis optical activity orientation parallel permittivity perpendicular photoelastic effect piezoelectric effect plane plate polarization positive principal axes produced pyroelectric effect quadric radius vector referred refractive index relation representation quadric represents right-handed rotation scalar second-rank tensor shear shown shows strain stress 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