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acousto-optics
The discipline devoted to the interactions between acoustic waves and light waves in a material medium. [After 2196] Note: Acoustic waves can be made to modulate, deflect, and/or focus light waves by causing a variation in the refractive index of the medium.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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