## Physical Properties of Crystals |

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Crystal properties in matrix notation 4. Two derived matrices 5. The magnitude of

a second-rank tensor property in an arbitrary direction 6. Rotation of axes 7.

Examples of matrix calculations Summary X.

EQUILIBRIUM ...

Crystal properties in matrix notation 4. Two derived matrices 5. The magnitude of

a second-rank tensor property in an arbitrary direction 6. Rotation of axes 7.

Examples of matrix calculations Summary X.

**THERMODYNAMICS**OFEQUILIBRIUM ...

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John Frederick Nye. It is clear from these examples that the thermal, electrical

and mechanical properties of a crystal must be considered as a whole. To

understand their interactions the

explored.

John Frederick Nye. It is clear from these examples that the thermal, electrical

and mechanical properties of a crystal must be considered as a whole. To

understand their interactions the

**thermodynamics**of the processes must beexplored.

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Considering unit volume, we know from the first law of

small amount of heat d(9 flows into the crystal and a small amount of work dW is

done on the crystal by external forces, the increase in the internal energy du is a

...

Considering unit volume, we know from the first law of

**thermodynamics**that, if asmall amount of heat d(9 flows into the crystal and a small amount of work dW is

done on the crystal by external forces, the increase in the internal energy du is a

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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