By J. F. Nye
First released in 1957, this vintage research has been reissued in a paperback model that incorporates an extra bankruptcy bringing the fabric brand new. the writer formulates the actual houses of crystals systematically in tensor notation, proposing tensor homes by way of their universal mathematical foundation and the thermodynamic family members among them. The mathematical foundation is laid in a dialogue of tensors of the 1st and moment ranks. Tensors of upper ranks and matrix equipment are then brought as average advancements of the idea. an identical development is in discussing thermodynamic and optical aspects.
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