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General Laws of Propagation of Elastic Waves in Crystals

  • Fedor I. Fedorov

Abstract

The laws of propagation of elastic waves in crystals follow from the general equations of motion derived in section 3 for an elastically deformed medium . Here the force of gravity may be neglected, so we may use (3.10)
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Keywords

Transverse Wave Longitudinal Wave Elastic Wave Displacement Vector Symmetry Plane 
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References

  1. A relation is covariant if both parts are in a form from which it is obvious that they change identically in response to coordinate transformation.Google Scholar
  2. Musgrave [13] has used the form of (19.28) to construct a general theory of elastic waves in crystals, but this is inapplicable even to a crystal as important as quartz.Google Scholar
  3. Of course, (19.22) and (19.25) are now not obeyed, since the coordinate axes have been chosen in another way.Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1968

Authors and Affiliations

  • Fedor I. Fedorov
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  1. 1.Laboratory of Theoretical PhysicsPhysics Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Belorussian SSRBelarus
  2. 2.Department of Theoretical PhysicsBelorussian State UniversityMinskBelarus

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