electro-optics

[ih-lek-troh-op-tiks]
noun (used with a singular verb)
the branch of physics dealing with the effects of electrical fields on optical phenomena, as in the Kerr effect.
Also, electrooptics.


Origin:
1890–95

electro-optical, adjective
electro-optically, adverb
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