## Physical Properties of Crystals: Their Representation by Tensors and Matrices |

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I have also to thank the other friends and colleagues who have read and

commented upon the manuscript: Professor F. C. Frank, F.R.S. (for reading

I have also to thank the other friends and colleagues who have read and

commented upon the manuscript: Professor F. C. Frank, F.R.S. (for reading

**Chapters**I to X), Professor K. Lonsdale, F.R.S. (for reading the first drafts of**Chapters**I, II, III, ...Page xiv

and second rank may be used for studying crystal properties.

continues the mathematical development. In

is ...

**Chapter**I introduces the concept of a tensor and shows how tensors of zero, firstand second rank may be used for studying crystal properties.

**Chapter**IIcontinues the mathematical development. In

**Chapters**III to VI the tensor methodis ...

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diamagnetic susceptibility

tensor

**Chapter**I. The groundwork of crystal physics**Chapter**III. Paramagnetic anddiamagnetic susceptibility

**Chapter**IV. Electric polarization**Chapter**V. The stresstensor

**Chapter**VI. The strain tensor and thermal expansion**Chapter**VII.### What people are saying - Write a review

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### Contents

THE GROUNDWORK OF CRYSTAL PHYSICS | 3 |

EQUILIBRIUM PROPERTIES | 51 |

ELECTRIC POLARIZATION | 68 |

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angle anisotropic applied axial vector centre of symmetry Chapter coefficients conductivity constant crystal classes crystal properties crystal symmetry cube cubic crystals defined denoted diad axis dielectric direction cosines displacement dummy suffix electric field ellipsoid equal equation example expression follows force given heat flow Hence hexagonal homogeneous indicatrix isothermal isotropic left-handed length longitudinal magnetic magnitude matrix notation measured moduli monoclinic number of independent Onsager's Principle optical activity orientation parallel Peltier permittivity perpendicular photoelastic effect piezoelectric effect plane plate polarization positive principal axes produced pyroelectric pyroelectric effect quantities radius vector referred refractive refractive index relation representation quadric represented right-handed rotation scalar second-rank tensor set of axes shear stress suffix notation surface susceptibility symmetry elements Table temperature gradient tensile stress thermal expansion thermodynamics thermoelectric effects Thomson heat tion transformation law trigonal uniaxial unit volume values written Young's Modulus zero