Jack Browne

Jack
Browne
Technical Contributor,
Microwaves & RF

Jack Browne, Technical Contributor, has worked in technical publishing for over 30 years. He managed the content and production of three technical journals while at the American Institute of Physics, including Medical Physics and the Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology. He has been a Publisher and Editor for Penton Media, started the firm’s Wireless Symposium & Exhibition trade show in 1993, and currently serves as Technical Contributor for that company's Microwaves & RF magazine. Browne, who holds a BS in Mathematics from City College of New York and BA degrees in English and Philosophy from Fordham University, is a member of the IEEE.

Articles
Amplifier Trims Noise from 0.5 to 8.0 GHz
This miniature packaged MMIC GaAs pHEMT low-noise amplifier (LNA) provides a versatile combination of low noise, high gain, and respectable output power from 0.5 to 8.0 GHz
Making Links with Cables and Connectors
Coaxial cables and connectors serve a wide range of frequencies and performance levels for high-frequency applications.
Radar Grows from Military Tool to Everyday Use
Radar systems continue to expand in technology, being widely used for civilian, industry, and military applications on land, sea, and in the air.
The Latest Microwaves & RF Products
We've rounded up some of the latest products to help optimize your applications, devices, and systems.
Free Handbook Explains Digitizers
A free 120-page handbook serves as a guide to the acquisition and use of digitizers for the test bench.
SSPA is Bidirectional from 4.4 to 5.0 GHz
A compact unit with multiple amplifiers and control circuitry can handle transmit and receive functions at 4.4 to 5.0 GHz and other frequencies.
AtlanTecRF
EM Switches Channel DC to 33.5 GHz
A line of EM switches provides long-life operation across a total frequency range of DC to 33.5 GHz, depending upon model.
Spectrum
Correlate Measurements Between Portable and Benchtop Instruments
Correlating measurements across different operating conditions can improve the effectiveness of portable and benchtop analyzers used together.
Antenna array
Sizing Up Specifications for Microwave Dividers and Couplers
This eight-page application note provides a clear background on RF/microwave power dividers and directional combiners and how to select the components for applications in different high-frequency applications.
Demod/Mod Unit Runs 400 to 3600 MHz
This miniature demodulator/modulator covers 400 to 3600 MHz and features low-power operation with low distortion.
Sheets Form Fast PCB Shields
Ready-to-use shielding sheets are available in prefabricated SAE and metric sizes, and can be easily cut to required forms using scissors.
PMI
Digital Phase Shifter Adjusts 2 to 18 GHz
An 8-b digital phase shifter provides 1-deg. resolution from 0 to 255 deg. across a frequency range of 2 to 18 GHz.
Compact Unit Blends IDAS Combiner, Duplexer
This compact integrated assembly includes a duplexer and three-way power divider for use at 1900 and 2300 MHz.
Saelig
Dual-Channel Generator Tunes 54 MHz to 13.6 GHz
A low-cost dual-channel signal generator provides +20-dBm signals to 13.6 GHz.
Rohde & Schwarz
Spectrum Analyzer Reads Signals to 85 GHz
A broadband signal/spectrum analyzer covers 2 Hz to 85 GHz in a single measurement sweep.
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