optoelectronics


op·to·elec·tron·ics

noun plural but singular in construction \ˌäp-(ˌ)tō-i-lek-ˈträ-niks, -ē-lek-\

Definition of OPTOELECTRONICS

:  a branch of electronics that deals with electronic devices for emitting, modulating, transmitting, and sensing light
op·to·elec·tron·ic \-nik\ adjective

First Known Use of OPTOELECTRONICS

1959

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