alternating-current Kerr effect

alternating-current Kerr effect

[¦ȯl·tər‚nād·iŋ ¦kər·ənt ′kər i‚fekt]
(optics)
Birefringence of light passing through a crystal that is simultaneously pumped with an intense laser beam.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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