Uniaxial Crystal

uniaxial crystal

[¦yü·nē′ak·sē·əl ′krist·əl]
(optics)
A doubly refracting crystal which has a single axis along which light can propagate without exhibiting double refraction.

Uniaxial Crystal

 

a crystal for which there is only one direction, the single optic axis, along which light can travel without double refraction.

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When there is no applied electric field, the LC molecules are similar to the uniaxial crystal.