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

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accustomed to dealing with certain quantities, such as the density or the

temperature of a body, which are not connected fri any way with direction. With

the usual ...

**Scalars**, vectors and tensors of the second rank (i)**Scalars**. In physics we areaccustomed to dealing with certain quantities, such as the density or the

temperature of a body, which are not connected fri any way with direction. With

the usual ...

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We call a physical quantity that behaves in this way a pseudo-

transformation law may be written , . P = ąP, where the + sign refers to

transformations that do not change the hand of the axes, and — sign to those that

do. Proceeding ...

We call a physical quantity that behaves in this way a pseudo-

**scalar**. Itstransformation law may be written , . P = ąP, where the + sign refers to

transformations that do not change the hand of the axes, and — sign to those that

do. Proceeding ...

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magnetic susceptibilities, 55. — permittivities, 69. — refractive indices, 237. —

strains, 100. — stresses, 88. — thermal expansion coefficients, 106-7. — wave

velocities, 307. Poynting vector, 309. Pseudo-

154, ...

magnetic susceptibilities, 55. — permittivities, 69. — refractive indices, 237. —

strains, 100. — stresses, 88. — thermal expansion coefficients, 106-7. — wave

velocities, 307. Poynting vector, 309. Pseudo-

**scalar**, 269. Pyroelectricity, 78-80,154, ...

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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