closed magnetic circuit

closed magnetic circuit

[¦klōzd mag′ned·ik ′sər·kət]
(electromagnetism)
A complete circulating path for magnetic flux around a core of ferromagnetic material.
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Soft iron plates direct the flux radially between the poles and create a closed magnetic circuit.
The latching phase shifters use either a closed magnetic circuit or a magnetic circuit with very small air gaps.
In small magnetic plates, the magnetized areas often come together to form closed magnetic circuits called vortices.