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electro-optics

[ih-lek-troh-op-tiks] /ɪˌlɛk troʊˈɒp tɪks/
noun, (used with a singular verb)
1.
the branch of physics dealing with the effects of electrical fields on optical phenomena, as in the Kerr effect.
Also, electrooptics.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95
Related forms
electro-optical, adjective
electro-optically, adverb
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