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electro-optic

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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With the electro-optic device, used to modulate a laser, the beam stopped shining entirely.
This phenomenon is known as the electro-optic effect.

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