What is ferrite?
Ferrite is a ceramic-like material with magnetic properties, which is used in many types of electronic devices. Ferrite is used in:
- Permanent magnets
- Ferrite cores for transformers and toroidal inductors
- Computer memory elements
- Solid-state devices
Ferrites are composed of iron oxide and one or more other metals in chemical combination, and their properties include:
- Generally gray or black
Ferrite is also known as ferrate.