Application Note

How To Select The Right Ferrite Isolators And Circulators For Your Application

Source: DiTom Microwave, Inc.

By DiTom Microwave


Ferrite isolators and circulators play a fundamental and valuable role in RF systems. They are passive, ferrite devices that act as traffic conductors for RF energy in a system, routing signals wherever a system designer needs them to go. This application note discusses the basics of ferrite isolators and circulators and describes the three most important specifications for selecting the proper device for your application.