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

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THE physical properties of crystals are defined by relations between measurable

quantities. ... Nevertheless, the symmetry elements of a

same as those of a completely isotropic body, and, in fact,

THE physical properties of crystals are defined by relations between measurable

quantities. ... Nevertheless, the symmetry elements of a

**cubic crystal**are not thesame as those of a completely isotropic body, and, in fact,

**cubic crystals**are ...Page 147

In the cubic system the linear compressibility is isotropic: a sphere of a

the volume change of a

the ...

In the cubic system the linear compressibility is isotropic: a sphere of a

**cubic****crystal**under hydrostatic pressure remains a sphere. EXERCISE 8.2. Prove thatthe volume change of a

**cubic crystal**under uni- axial tension T is independent ofthe ...

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It IB evident from formulae (33) and (34) and Table 16 that, by compressing a

angles to the stress axis, the values of (7rn— 7712) and (TTU— 7r13) can be

found ...

It IB evident from formulae (33) and (34) and Table 16 that, by compressing a

**cubic crystal**along a cube axis and measuring the resulting birefringence at rightangles to the stress axis, the values of (7rn— 7712) and (TTU— 7r13) can be

found ...

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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