Meaning of ELECTRO-OPTICAL in English

ELECTRO-OPTICAL

transcription, транскрипция: [ i-ˌlek-trō-ˈäp-ti-kəl ]

adjective

or elec·tro-op·tic -ˈäp-tik

Date: 1879

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

• elec·tro-op·ti·cal·ly -k(ə-)lē adverb

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.