ferrite rotator

ferrite rotator

[′fe‚rīt ′rō‚tād·ər]
(electromagnetism)
A gyrator consisting of a ferrite cylinder surrounded by a ring-type permanent magnet, inserted in a waveguide to rotate the plane of polarization of the electromagnetic wave passing through the waveguide.
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The implication is that the absorptive loss in the quasi-optical ferrite rotator is small, and that impressive performance should be attainable even at these very high frequencies.
Fitzgerald, "Quasi-Optical Ferrite Rotator for Millimeter Waves," MTT-S Digest, 1988, pp.