acoustooptics

acoustooptic, acoustooptical, adj.acoustooptically, adv.
/euh kooh'stoh op"tiks/, n. (used with a sing. v.)
the science and technology of the interactions between sound waves and light waves passing through material media, esp. as applied to the modulation and deflection of laser beams by ultrasonic waves.
[1970-75; ACOUST(IC) + -O- + OPTICS]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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