electro-optics


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e•lec•tro-op•tics

or e•lec•tro•op•tics

(ɪˌlɛk troʊˈɒp tɪks)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the branch of physics dealing with the effects of electrical fields on optical phenomena.
[1890–95]
e•lec`tro-op′ti•cal, adj.
e•lec`tro-op′ti•cal•ly, adv.

electro-optics

The technology associated with those components, devices and systems which are designed to interact between the electromagnetic (optical) and the electric (electronic) state.
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