electro-optics

or e·lec·tro·op·tics

[ ih-lek-troh-op-tiks ]
/ ɪˌlɛk troʊˈɒp tɪks /

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.

Origin of electro-optics

First recorded in 1890–95

Related forms

e·lec·tro-op·ti·cal, adjectivee·lec·tro-op·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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