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.

Agilent Integrates EM Simulator Into Genesys
Agilent Technologies announced that Momentum GX, a three-dimensional (3D) planar electromagnetic (EM) simulator, has been fully integrated into the former Eagleware-Elanix Genesys modeling platform, now known as Agilent Genesys. The new platform ...
LabVIEW Software Energizes Humanoid Robot
LabVIEW software from National Instruments has been used to accelerate development and research in robotic locomotion. While robot programming and control are usually written in C code, LabVIEW has been used for a fully autonomous humanoid robot that ...
RapidIO Runs Educational Webcasts
The RapidIO Trade Association, the organization devoted to the proliferation of the high- speed interface after which it is named, has developed a series of online webcasts designed to educate engineering managers, system designers, and embedded ...
QUALCOMM Breaks Into Semiconductor Top Ten
QUALCOMM, well known for its communications technologies, has ascended to the ranks of the top 10 in global semiconductor producers according to a report from iSuppli Corp. This marks the first time that a company without its own foundry has achieved ...
Egyptsat Signs for New Bird
Satellite communications service provider Egyptsat has reached an agreement with Newtec for the delivery of a Sat3Play Satellite Broadcast System. The Cairo-based service provider has offered satellite services since 1997 and will use the new bird to ...
LXI Consortium Produces Podcasts On China
The LXI Consortium has posted a series of podcasts on its website to provide un update on the status of LXI technology in China. The podcasts were recorded at the LXI General Meeting in Beijing, China, held last month. Available in both English and ...
Mini-Circuits Launches Hi-Rel Mixer
Mini-Circuits announced the availability of the model TUF-R1SM+ high-reliability mixer for applications from 5 to 600 MHz. Incorporating a performance-proven diode quad in a hermetic package, the mixer is designed for +7-dB local oscillator (LO) power ...
Mini-Circuits' Mixer Spans 300 To 4000 MHz
Mini-Circuits has unveiled the model ADE-30W+ high-reliability mixer for applications from 300 to 4000 MHz. The mixer features a reliable diode quad housed in a hermetically sealed package. Deisgned for +7-dBm local oscillator (LO) power, the mixer ...
Millimeter-Wave Components Aim For Broad Bandwidths
Growing use of millimeter waves for communications, imaging, and automotive radars are providing increasing opportunities for component and test-equipment manufacturers.
Living Life Like A Microwave Legend
Florence Isaacson saw ARRA as more than just a building and the people who worked there.
Downconverters Deliver Flexible IF Choices
This line of broadband frequency downconverters includes models covering 0.5 to 40.0 GHz with IF bandwidths as wide as 500 MHz at IF center frequencies to 1.2 GHz.
Tracing Crystals To World War II
Clear communications were critical to the success of the Allies in World War II. The stability of the Allied transmitters and receivers depended on the performance of tiny quartz crystals. During WWII, the heavy reliance on these crystals spurred ...
InGaP HBT Amplifiers Power WiMAX Systems
These high-linearity power amplifiers provide cost-effective solutions to GaAs FET amplifiers in Wi-Fi and WiMAX wireless systems through 5.9 GHz.
Cells Gain Boost From Antenna Diversity
This technology works on the upstream side of the cellular link, residing in the systems mobile handsets, to greatly enhance the performance of a cellular network.
Unequal Dividers Channel 300 W From 380 To 2700 MHz
These low-distortion unequal power dividers feature a patented airline structure to achieve negligible losses with tightly controlled power splits from 1:3 to 1:1000.
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