axial angle


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axial angle

[′ak·sē·əl ′aŋ·gəl]
(crystallography)
The acute angle between the two optic axes of a biaxial crystal. Also known as optic angle; optic-axial angle.
In air, the larger angle between the optic axes after refraction on leaving the crystal.
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Does that mean that magnets of other than rotational symmetry are not apt for axial angle sensors?
This shows that block shaped magnets are not well suited for axial angle sensors.
The axial ratio given is the same as in two other textbooks, but between them there is quite a difference in the reported axial angles.
Plotting the model with these starting points resulted in good values for the axial angles but in a somewhat distorted axial ratio.