or electro-optic adjective 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 • electro-optically adverb

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