Crystals and Light: An Introduction to Optical Crystallography
This book includes - A concise yet comprehensive study of the behavior of light in crystals. The topics range wide from space lattices and point groups to polarization and dispersion. With 175 figures and 8 plates, including 18 color photographs.
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Symmetry in Crystals
Directions and Planes Miller Indices
The ThreeDimensional Crystal on TwoDimensional
The Crystalline State
The Relation Between the Symmetry of a Crystal
Uniaxial Crystals in Convergent Polarized Light
The Polarizing Microscope
Refraction of Light in Crystals
Summary of the Relation Between Optical Properties
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2-fold axis accessory plate acute bisectrix axis normal beam biaxial crystal birefringence bisectrix brick calcite called center of symmetry cesium atoms cesium chloride chlorine atoms convergent light crossed polarizers crystallographic axes cube cubic crystals diffraction disphenoid edges end of Chapter extraordinary ray faces given hexagonal illustrations index of refraction infinite number interference colors interference figure inversion axis lattice point length light traveling looking mica microscope Miller indices mirror plane monoclinic optic angle optic axis optic plane optically active optically isotropic ordinary ray orientation orthorhombic paper photographs plane of polarized point group point-group symmetry polarization directions polarized light Polarizer and Analyzer quarter-wave plate quartz quartz wedge retardation rhombohedral screw shown in Fig shows slow ray sodium chloride stereographic projection structure substance symmetry elements symmetry operations symmetry plane Table tetragonal thermal expansion tion translation triaxial ellipsoid triclinic trigonal uniaxial crystals unit cell velocity vibrating normal vibration directions wavelength x-rays