Definition of magneto-optics in English:

magneto-optics

noun

  • The branch of physics that deals with the optical effects of magnetic fields.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Joseph Thomson (1856–1940), physicist. From magneto- + optics, after magneto-optical, magneto-optic.

Pronunciation

magneto-optics

/maɡˌniːtəʊˈɒptɪks/