electrooptic material

electrooptic material

[i‚lek·trō′äp·tik mə′tir·ē·əl]
(optics)
A material in which the indices of refraction are changed by an applied electric field.
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Liquid crystals as well as solid electrooptic materials, such as EO polymer, can be used as the active cladding layer.
The electrooptic materials used in testing these modulators are pneumatic liquid crystals and different types of electrooptic polymers.