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
Hold Onto Those RF Designers
Manufacturing is moving from these shores, as price pressures force businesses to seek low-cost production in other parts of the world. While this is not news to most folks, a recent query about the possibility of RF design skills following the path ...
TeraVicta Turns On MEMS Switches
TeraVicta Technologies has added two MEMS switches to its product lines, with a double-pole, double-throw (DPDT) component and a single-pole, four-throw (SP4T) switch. Both switches are designed for applications from DC to 7 GHz. These switches come on ...
Q Microwave Launches Filters To 6 GHz
Q Microwave has introduced a line of RF filters ideal for commercial, industrial, and military applications from DC to 6 GHz. The ceramic resonator filters feature minimum bandwidths of 3 percent and good temperature stability from -40 to +85oC. They are ...
Teledyne Microwave Offers Tiny YTO
Teledyne Microwave has developed one of the smallest YIG-tuned oscillators (YTOs) on receord in the company's new TinYIG(TM) oscillator. The permanent-magnet YIG source tunes from 3 to 8 GHz and is supplied in either a TO-8B package or surface-mount ...
LNAs Quiet MM-Wave Receiver Front Ends
Endwave Corporation has released a line of low-noise amplifiers (LNAs) for millimeter-wave applications from 26 to 40 GHz. The LNAs, which can be used to boost front-end receiver sensitivity in millimeter-wave systems, offer noise figures as low as 3 dB ...
Radio Waves Offers New Catalog
Radio Waves has released its new 2007/2008 product catalog. It features the latest information on the company's lines of WiMAX antennas, sector antennas for 3.5-GHz fixed wireless networks, 4.9-GHz antennas for public-safety applications, and ...
June 14, 2007 Newsletter
Microwaves & RF UPDATE | June 14, 2007 Jack Browne, Technical Director It lets your brilliant RF designs take flight. What ...
ANADIGICS Amplifiers Power Beceem's Mobile WiMAX Designs
WiMAX power amplifiers (PAs) from ANADIGICS have been specified by Beceem Communications for their latest model BCS200 chipset reference designs. The reference designs support all features of the Mobile WiMAX Wave 2 profile. The ANADIGICS models ...
World's Smallest BEL SAW?
Murata Electronics North America has introduced what may be the world's smallest Boundary Elastic Surface Acoustic Wave (BEL SAW) filter. The SAFAM series components measure a mere 0.8 x 0.6 x 0.365 mm, or about 75 percent the size of other filters ...
Tower Semiconductor Solidified By $40 Million In Bonds
Israel's independent semiconductor foundry Tower Semiconductor Ltd. has accepted orders from Israeli institutions for approximately $40 million in long-term bonds with an average duration of 5.6 years. The company is currently in the final stages of ...
Portable Scopes Pack Deep Memories
These lunchbox-sized lab-quality oscilloscopes defy the usual logic on portable instruments by providing generous memory with blazingly fast acquisition speeds.
What Lies Ahead For Bluetooth Version 3?
Bluetooth is by now a well-established adjunct technology for cellular-telephone headsets. It is also used in portable navigation devices, and has tremendous potential in emerging automotive applications. Much of the success of the latest (Version 3) ...
Improve Those On-Wafer Test Skills
On-wafer measurements of large-signal, power devices has never been easy. But a webcast offered by Cascade Microtech can make these measurements a bit simpler. Scheduled for Tuesday, June 26th, at 1 PM EST and 10 PM PDT, the webcast will cover ...
The Odyssey Of Claire Wainwright
Wainwright Instruments was built upon engineering ingenuity, "sweat equity," and mutual respect for all employees, and never with outside financing.
Anritsu Fires Up HSPA Test Functionality
Striving to meet the measurement needs of next-generation networks, Anritsu Company has introduced HSPA functionally for its MD8470A Signaling Tester, for verification of HSDPA and HSUPA applications at full HSPA data rates. The MD8470A, when ...
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