electro-optical

adjective elec·tro-op·ti·cal \ i-ˌlek-trō-ˈäp-ti-kəl \
variants: or electro-optic play \i-ˌlek-trō-ˈäp-tik\

Definition of electro-optical

1 :of or relating to electro-optics
2 a :relating to or being a change in the refractive index of a material due to an electric field
  • electro-optical effect
b :using or being a material that exhibits electro-optical properties
  • an electro-optical crystal
3 :relating to or being an electronic device for emitting, modulating, transmitting, or sensing light

electro-optically

play \i-ˌlek-trō-ˈäp-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

First Known Use of electro-optical

1850


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