## Physical Properties of Crystals |

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We may now compare the three sorts of quantity that have been introduced so far

: (i) A

any axes of reference. (

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We may now compare the three sorts of quantity that have been introduced so far

: (i) A

**tensor**of zero**rank**(a scalar) is specified by a single number unrelated toany axes of reference. (

**ii**) A**tensor**of the first**rank**(a vector) is specified by three...

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It is natural, then, to look for some geometrical interpretation of a tensor, and, in

this section, we give a geometrical representation of a

Consider the equation Suz, z) = 1, (26) where the So are coefficients; we do not

at this ...

It is natural, then, to look for some geometrical interpretation of a tensor, and, in

this section, we give a geometrical representation of a

**second**-**rank tensor**.Consider the equation Suz, z) = 1, (26) where the So are coefficients; we do not

at this ...

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It will be seen that (13) is identical with the transformation law of a

are called acial

It will be seen that (13) is identical with the transformation law of a

**second**-**rank****tensor**, except for the + signs. Physical quantities that transform according to (13)are called acial

**second**-**rank tensors**. The ordinary**second**-**rank tensors**that we ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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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