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

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Now both mass and volume may be measured without reference to direction, and

, accordingly, density is a property that does not depend on direction. On the

other hand, a

relation ...

Now both mass and volume may be measured without reference to direction, and

, accordingly, density is a property that does not depend on direction. On the

other hand, a

**crystal property**such as electrical conductivity is defined as arelation ...

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We must now leave our discussion of second-rank tensor

and broaden our outlook to include all ... We have to examine the question of

how the symmetry of a

We must now leave our discussion of second-rank tensor

**properties**for a whileand broaden our outlook to include all ... We have to examine the question of

how the symmetry of a

**crystal**is related to the symmetry of its physical**properties**.Page 91

Tensors which measure

magnetic susceptibility, represented by quadrics) have definite orientations within

a crystal, and, as we have seen, they must conform to the crystal symmetry. They

are ...

Tensors which measure

**crystal properties**(such as the permittivity and themagnetic susceptibility, represented by quadrics) have definite orientations within

a crystal, and, as we have seen, they must conform to the crystal symmetry. They

are ...

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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