Definition of magneto-optical in English:

magneto-optical

Syllabification: mag·ne·to-op·ti·cal

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or employing both optical and magnetic phenomena or technology.
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    • Therefore, when the magneto-optical recording area and the pre-formatted recording area have substantially the same linear recording density, only one pit exists in the spot area of a reproducing beam.
    • A wide array of other storage devices has been created since the dawn of the computer age, including punch cards, paper tape, zip drives, magneto-optical drives, and jaz drives.
    • A magneto-optical flying head utilizes a steerable mirror in combination with a light source and a lens to write and read data onto a magneto-optical storage disk.

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