electro-optics


elec·tro–op·tics

noun plural \-trō-ˈäp-tiks\

Definition of ELECTRO-OPTICS

1
singular in construction :  a branch of physics that deals with the effects of an electric field on light traversing it
2
:  electro-optical devices

First Known Use of ELECTRO-OPTICS

circa 1889

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