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
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.
Crystek
VCO Cuts Phase Noise at 3650 MHz
A low-noise VCO tunes to 3650 MHz and delivers +7 dBm output power in a compact, surface-mount package.
MECA
Terminations Tackle 10 W to 4 GHz
A line of 50-Ω terminations with 4.1/9.5 connectors handles as much as 10 W power through wireless communications bands through 4 GHz.
VCXOs Maintain Consistent Timing
A line of clock timing oscillators provides output frequencies from 1 to 50 MHz with low phase jitter.
Pasternack
Waveguide Couplers Reach 110 GHz
A line of waveguide directional couplers includes 28 models covering a total frequency range of 18 to 110 GHz.
Isolink
GaAs IC Switch Channels DC to 6 GHz
A SPST switch is supplied in a compact SMT housing for applications from DC to 6 GHz.
Programming the Right Simulator for the Task
Software simulation tools are available with a wide range of functions, from simple filter design tools to integrated suites of linear and nonlinear circuit simulators and EM simulators.
GPS
Folded-Patch Antenna Targets Vehicular GPS Apps
A folded antenna design is well suited for vehicular GPS applications.
Graphene
Graphene FETs Extend Beyond Millimeter Waves
Graphene FETs and diodes show great promise for millimeter-wave applications.
Cellular
MIMO Antenna Insensitive to Human-Body Effects
A two-antenna MIMO system design covers both cellular and Wi-Fi frequency bands in a compact structure.
Software Streamlines 3D Semiconductor Design
The latest version of Coventor’s software models the parameters of 3D semiconductor fabrication processes.
Modular Tester Performs 5G Channel Sounding
The 5G Channel Sounding Reference Solution test system features compact instrument modules and multiple software packages to generate and analyze complex waveforms for characterizing 5G wireless communications channels.
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