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

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to isotropic materials, cubic crystals, and crystals in which the light was passing

along an optic axis, because in these cases one can study

from ...

**Optical activity**and birefringence The treatment in the last section was restrictedto isotropic materials, cubic crystals, and crystals in which the light was passing

along an optic axis, because in these cases one can study

**optical activity**freefrom ...

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(9) AO A0n Equation (8) expresses A, the phase difference between the two

elliptically polarized components for the particular wave normal we are

considering, in terms of 8, which is the phase difference in the absence of

(9) AO A0n Equation (8) expresses A, the phase difference between the two

elliptically polarized components for the particular wave normal we are

considering, in terms of 8, which is the phase difference in the absence of

**optical****activity**, and ...Page 274

If the sense of the rotation is the same as the hand of the axes, p is positive; if

different, then negative.

directions inclined to the optic axes. In a crystal that is both optically active and

ordinarily ...

If the sense of the rotation is the same as the hand of the axes, p is positive; if

different, then negative.

**Optical activity**in unlaxial and biaxial crystals indirections inclined to the optic axes. In a crystal that is both optically active and

ordinarily ...

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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