## Physical Properties of Crystals |

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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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Pyroelectricity Certain crystals have the property of developing an electric

phenomenon is ...

Pyroelectricity Certain crystals have the property of developing an electric

**polarization**when their temperature is changed. Alternatively, if a spontaneous**polarization**is already present, a change of temperature alters it. Thisphenomenon is ...

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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 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