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
GaN MMIC Switch Controls 100-W Pulses
This surface-mount GaN-based SPDT switch handles as much as 40 W CW power and 100 W pulsed power from 0.5 to 6.0 GHz.
DAC Silences Spurious for 1-GHz Bandwidth
These high-performance DACs operate with full output bandwidth as wide as 1 GHz and with bit resolution to 16 b at sampling rates to 2.50 GSamples/s.
SDR Approach Seizes 6 GHz 1
A compact software-defined radio (SDR) provides the outstanding performance and flexibility needed to support many different communications applications through 6 GHz.
Palm-Sized Analyzers Scour 6-GHz Spectrum
This pair of handheld, portable spectrum analyzers can capture and display signals as high as 6 GHz in frequency.
Miniature Modulator Drives 30 to 1300 MHz
This direct-conversion in-phase/quadrature (I/Q) modulator covers a carrier frequency range of 30 to 1300 MHz.
Chips Steer 77-GHz Automotive Radars
A chipset provides multiple-channel transmit, receive, and signal processing for 77-GHz automotive safety radar systems.
Anticipating Future Military Electronic Needs
Commercial RF/microwave electronic design trends are starting to infiltrate the defense sphere.
Surface-Mount Mixers Extend to 33 GHz
This trio of surface-mount mixers supports a variety of different communications applications as high as 33 GHz.
Coaxial Isolator Fits SOTM Terminals
A compact Ka-band isolator provides protection for SOTM terminals operating from 27.5 to 30.5 GHz.
ARRA
Phase Shifter Adjusts 18 GHz
A high-resolution phase shifter provides precise phase control of signals from DC through 18 GHz.
Gore
Cables Connect Airframe Assemblies
These lightweight coaxial cables provide low loss and high power handling capabilities through 18 GHz.
Crystek
Low-Noise VCO Tunes 1 to 2 GHz
This compact voltage-controlled oscillator (VCO) covers 1 to 2 GHz with low noise and high linearity.
MACOM
GaN in Plastic Powers Pulses
This plastic-packaged GaN power module boosts radar signals from 960 to 1215 MHz.
Herotek
Limiter Handles 200 W at 500 MHz
This compact limiter handles 200 W CW power from 10 to 500 MHz.
Pasternack
Attenuators Pad 3 GHz at 75 Ω
A line of 75-Ω step attenuators is well suited for video and broadcast duties.
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