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
Spotlight on New Products at IMS 2016
Over 600 exhibitors plan to show everything from the tiniest devices to the most elegant test systems at the 2016 IMS Exhibition in San Francisco’s Moscone Center.
Analyzers Squeeze Real-Time Power into Portable Packages
Two series of portable spectrum analyzers include battery- and line-powered modules for use through 7.5 GHz.
Getting a Grip on Variable Attenuators
With continuously variable mechanical attenuators, it’s possible to achieve near exact attenuation setting by tuning a control back and forth until reaching a precise amplitude.
Wireless Standards Ensure Connectivity
Standards define the operating parameters, including frequencies and bandwidths, of different communications systems and ensure compatibility in a crowded spectrum.
Cutting-Edge Technologies Primed to Break Out
A number of technologies are emerging as stepping stones for the continued expansion of the microwave industry.
Microwaves & RF’s Products of the Week (3/20-3/26)
Whether you are looking for attenuators or phase shifters, Microwaves & RF has you covered. Here are some of the latest products to help optimize your applications, devices, and systems.
SiTime
MEMS Oscillators Cut Size and Power
A line of MEMS-based oscillators feature excellent frequency stability and extremely low power consumption.
Transceiver Tackles UWB Technology
This ultrawideband (UWB) radio transceiver can perform ranging and radar analysis from 3.1 to 4.8 GHz at low transmit power levels.
Microwaves & RF’s Products of the Week (3/13-3/19)
Whether you are looking for attenuators or directional couplers, Microwaves & RF has you covered. Here are some of the latest products to help optimize your applications, devices, and systems.
CMOS
Differentiating Microwave Phase Detectors
Phase detectors are available in both analog and digital formats for a wide range of communications applications, including for stabilizing signal sources.
Smart cars
Internet-Connected Sensors Increase in Importance
Active and passive sensors will be enabling an automated lifestyle as part of the Internet of Things (IoTs).
Surveillance
Harmonic Radars Search for Hidden Devices
Harmonic radar systems are useful for analyzing semiconductor quality as well as for surveillance, with their capability to “see” through walls.
UWB Comms Salvage Crowded Spectrum
Ultrawideband (UWB) communications technology may get the boost it needs from the growing use of Internet of Things (IoT) wireless sensors.
Flexible Antennas Look to the Sky
This pair of flexible antennas features small size and light weight for satellite navigation and wireless-connectivity applications.
X-ray
SIW Cavity Antenna Resonates at 340 GHz
Researchers have developed an on-chip antenna (OCA) capable of high gain and high radiation efficiency at 340 GHz.
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