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I Has anyone worked with electrets?

  1. Jan 9, 2017 #1
    Everyone has magnets, but I was wondering what is their electrical equivalent. OBviously an electron is charged but I can't manipulate it.

    I have found this:


    Do you know this materials? Is it possible to purchase some electrets in a store?
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  3. Jan 9, 2017 #2


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    Electrets are commonly used in condenser microphones.
  4. Jan 10, 2017 #3


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    Try a search on the forum for electret in thread titles, you'll find lots of previous discussion.
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