Electro-optic meaning

The effects electricity has on optical materials such as a change in refraction or birefringence. The term was coined before "optoelectronic," but both terms are often used synonymously. See refraction, birefringent, photonics, optoelectronic and integrated optics.
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Describing a system or material in which the optical properties (especially the refractive index) varies with an applied electric charge.
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Of or pertaining to electrooptics.
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Origin of electro-optic

  • electro- +"Ž optic
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