International Tables for Crystallography (2006). Vol. A, ch. 10.2, pp. 804-808
doi: 10.1107/97809553602060000521

Chapter 10.2. Point-group symmetry and physical properties of crystals

Contents

  • 10.2. Point-group symmetry and physical properties of crystals  (pp. 804-808) | html | pdf | chapter contents |
    • 10.2.1. General restrictions on physical properties imposed by symmetry  (p. 804) | html | pdf |
      • 10.2.1.1. Enantiomorphism, enantiomerism, chirality, dissymmetry  (p. 804) | html | pdf |
      • 10.2.1.2. Polar directions, polar axes, polar point groups  (p. 804) | html | pdf |
    • 10.2.2. Morphology  (pp. 804-805) | html | pdf |
    • 10.2.3. Etch figures  (pp. 805-806) | html | pdf |
    • 10.2.4. Optical properties  (pp. 806-807) | html | pdf |
      • 10.2.4.1. Refraction  (p. 806) | html | pdf |
      • 10.2.4.2. Optical activity  (pp. 806-807) | html | pdf |
      • 10.2.4.3. Second-harmonic generation (SHG)  (p. 807) | html | pdf |
    • 10.2.5. Pyroelectricity and ferroelectricity  (p. 807) | html | pdf |
    • 10.2.6. Piezoelectricity  (p. 807) | html | pdf |
    • References | html | pdf |
    • Tables
      • Table 10.2.1.1. Laue classes, noncentrosymmetric crystal classes, and the occurrence (+) of specific physical effects  (p. 805) | html | pdf |
      • Table 10.2.1.2. Polar axes and nonpolar directions in the 21 noncentrosymmetric crystal classes  (p. 806) | html | pdf |
      • Table 10.2.4.1. Categories of crystal systems distinguished according to the different forms of the indicatrix  (p. 806) | html | pdf |