Photo-elasticity of diamond

Ramachandran, G. N. (1950) Photo-elasticity of diamond Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Section A, 32 (3). pp. 171-173. ISSN 0370-0089

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The photo-elastic constants of diamonds have been redetermined and are found to be q11=-5·05, q12=+2·15, q44=-2·8×10-14 cm.2 dyne-1 and p11=-0·31, p12=+0·09, p44=-0·12. These lead to a decrease in refractive index when diamond is subjected to a hydrostatic pressure.

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