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[treated as singular] The branch of science that deals with the effect of electric fields on light and on the optical properties of substances.
- ‘Israel also wants to increase cooperation with India in other areas, including agricultural biotechnology, lasers and electro-optics and information technology.’
- ‘The technology that can deliver is electro-optics.’
- ‘Fortunately, the electro-optics segment stands to benefit.’
- ‘Awarded annually, the Gold Medal of the Society recognizes outstanding engineering or scientific accomplishments in optics, electro-optics, or photographic technologies or applications.’
- ‘Always keen on learning more, he was attracted to the field of laser optics and worked for a time as a certified laser electro-optics technician in southern California while continuing to run his own mineral business.’
- ‘He is a consultant in displays and electro-optics in Los Altos, CA.’
- ‘At 40 Gbps, electronics and electro-optics must work significantly faster than in today's 2.5 - Gbps and 10 - Gbps systems.’
- ‘We've been working with a few defense contractors and companies in the electro-optics business that are considering expansions.’
- ‘An array of onboard sensors, infrared, radar, and electro-optics can be used to gather information, record it, and download it after the mission.’
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