## Physical Properties of Crystals |

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The symmetrical part of this tensor, with components eij = }(eij-Heji),

the strain at the point; the antisymmetrical part, with components - wij = }(eij-eji),

tensile ...

The symmetrical part of this tensor, with components eij = }(eij-Heji),

**represents**the strain at the point; the antisymmetrical part, with components - wij = }(eij-eji),

**represents**the rotation. The components e11, eas, eas are the stretches ortensile ...

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Curve A

Suppose, then, that a light wave travels through the crystal with E parallel to the ...

Curve A

**represents**D as a function of E for changes carried out slowly. Curve B**represents**the relation between D and E for changes at optical frequencies.Suppose, then, that a light wave travels through the crystal with E parallel to the ...

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The term a'o'

By writing down the appropriate derivatives, and using the thermodynamic

relations of ...

The term a'o'

**represents**the linear photoelastic effect, and the term ble';**represents**the Kerr effect; both these effects can exist in crystals of any symmetry.By writing down the appropriate derivatives, and using the thermodynamic

relations of ...

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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