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

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In physics we are accustomed to dealing with certain

density or the temperature of a body, which are not connected fri any way with

direction. With the usual definitions of density and temperature it is meaningless

to ...

In physics we are accustomed to dealing with certain

**quantities**, such as thedensity or the temperature of a body, which are not connected fri any way with

direction. With the usual definitions of density and temperature it is meaningless

to ...

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A physical property of a crystal consists of a relation between certain measurable

certain relation between a homogeneous stress and a homogeneous strain in ...

A physical property of a crystal consists of a relation between certain measurable

**quantities**associated with the crystal. For example, the elasticity of a crystal is acertain relation between a homogeneous stress and a homogeneous strain in ...

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To see that there is a difference between

those symbolized by Fig. 2.2 b, simply reflect each symbol in a plane

perpendicular to its length. This evidently reverses

vectors, but ...

To see that there is a difference between

**quantities**symbolized by Fig. 2.2 a andthose symbolized by Fig. 2.2 b, simply reflect each symbol in a plane

perpendicular to its length. This evidently reverses

**quantities**which are polarvectors, but ...

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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