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  • adj. describing a system or material in which the optical properties (especially the refractive index) varies with an applied electric charge
  • adj. of or pertaining to electrooptics


electro- +‎ optic (Wiktionary)


  • Carl reached into his bag again and pulled out the tiny electrooptic wafer.


  • Our projects span the space between very applied work on devices like ultra-low voltage electrooptic modulators, to interest in chip-scale nonlinear and quantum optics for novel light sources and all-optical logic circuits.

    The Seattle Times


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