reciprocal ferrite switch

reciprocal ferrite switch

[ri′sip·rə·kəl ′fe‚rīt ‚swich]
(electromagnetism)
A ferrite switch that can be inserted in a waveguide to switch an input signal to either of two output waveguides; switching is done by a Faraday rotator when acted on by an external magnetic field.
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The Tandem-rotator Reciprocal ferrite switch uses 0[degrees] and 90[degrees] total Faraday rotation states to achieve reciprocal connections to the desired ports.