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

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express the permittivity in terms of the permittivity of a vacuum. For this purpose

we define the dimensionless constant K = K/KO, (4) known as the relative

permittivity or the

place of (2), ...

express the permittivity in terms of the permittivity of a vacuum. For this purpose

we define the dimensionless constant K = K/KO, (4) known as the relative

permittivity or the

**dielectric**constant. In an anisotropic substance we have, inplace of (2), ...

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Measurements on

anomalies', caused by the fact that the

Consider the following example. A flat slab of

parallel ...

Measurements on

**dielectrics**are complicated by the presence of '**dielectric**anomalies', caused by the fact that the

**dielectrics**are not perfectly insulating.Consider the following example. A flat slab of

**dielectric**is placed between twoparallel ...

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The relations between D, E and P in a parallel plate condenser If a slab of

of the condenser is increased. It is shown in textbooks on electrostatics that the

ratio of ...

The relations between D, E and P in a parallel plate condenser If a slab of

**dielectric**is placed between the plates of a parallel plate condenser the capacityof the condenser is increased. It is shown in textbooks on electrostatics that the

ratio of ...

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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