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.
This method has been successfully applied to predict the field in the focal region of spherical dielectric interface, plano-convex antenna, inhomogeneous slab and focussing of lens into uniaxial crystal by Hongo, Ghaffar and co-workers [20-23].
Hongo, "Study of focusing of field refracted by a cylindrical plano-convex lens into a uniaxial crystal by using Maslov's method," Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, Vol.
We have utilized this property of the Comits apparatus to characterize the anisotropic dielectric properties of uniaxial crystals.