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

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The change in

as the electro-optical effect. It has to be remembered that permittivity depends on

the frequency of the electric field. Keeping to the special case used above, ...

The change in

**refractive**index of a crystal produced by an electric field is knownas the electro-optical effect. It has to be remembered that permittivity depends on

the frequency of the electric field. Keeping to the special case used above, ...

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

the

of constants necessary to represent the electro- optical effect in crystals of ...

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 numberof constants necessary to represent the electro- optical effect in crystals of ...

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To obtain the absolute values of irll, irl2, ir13 one has to make the considerably

more difficult measurement of the absolute change in one of the

on applying the stress. This requires an interferometer method. Compressing a ...

To obtain the absolute values of irll, irl2, ir13 one has to make the considerably

more difficult measurement of the absolute change in one of the

**refractive**indiceson applying the stress. This requires an interferometer method. Compressing a ...

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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