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

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of the crystal, then there is no reason why reversing the field should not change

the refractive index, and so the first-order term (aE0) would remain. f The number

of constants necessary to represent the

of the crystal, then there is no reason why reversing the field should not change

the refractive index, and so the first-order term (aE0) would remain. f The number

of constants necessary to represent the

**electro**-**optical effect**in crystals of ...Page 244

... (I4) where ztik is a third-rank tensor whose components give the

the electro-optical coefficients and the -ntiu the piezo- optical coefficients.

... (I4) where ztik is a third-rank tensor whose components give the

**electro**-**optical****effect**, and Trtikl is a fourth-rank tensor giving the photoelastic effect. The ztik arethe electro-optical coefficients and the -ntiu the piezo- optical coefficients.

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Orthorhombic, monoclinic and triclinic crystals are biaxial. The

the coefficients of the indicatrix, Bijxixi = 1, change by small amounts AJ5ty which

are ...

Orthorhombic, monoclinic and triclinic crystals are biaxial. The

**electro**-**optical****effect**and photoelasticity. If an electric field and a stress are applied to a crystal,the coefficients of the indicatrix, Bijxixi = 1, change by small amounts AJ5ty which

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