electro-optical

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

Definition of electro-optical 

1 : of or relating to electro-optics

2a : 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

Other Words from electro-optical

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

First Known Use of electro-optical

1850, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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