from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to magneto-optics.


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  • Beth blinked, having gotten lost somewhere around 'magneto-optic.

    Spirits White As Lightning

  • But the gyrostatic system does, besides, what the system of naturally acting material particles cannot do -- it constitutes an elastic solid which can have the Faraday magneto-optic rotation of the plane of polarization of light; supposing the application of our solid to be a model of the luminiferous ether for illustrating the undulatory theory of light.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 460, October 25, 1884

  • From the Rockefeller Foundation, for support of the researches on the magneto-optic method being conducted by Professor Jesse W. Beams, - for the period July 1, 1934 to June 30, 1935

    Board of Visitors minutes

  • "Named for the magneto-optic effect in which the polarization plane of an electromagnetic wave is rotated under the influence of a magnetic field parallel to the direction of propagation.

    Spirits White As Lightning


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