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
RF Power Module Boosts 1 GHz
AR Worldwide has developed a compact RF power module for use in commercial and military systems. Model KMW1090 provides 30 W of Class A power from 20 to 1000 MHz with 46 dB minimum gain. The 50-ohm amplifier module draws 5.6 A from a +28-VDC supply and ...
Aeroflex and Sequans Partner For WiMAX Testing
Aeroflex and Sequans Communications have entered into a test technology partnership in which the two companies will work together on WiMAX solutions. Sequans will provide early access to Aeroflex on WiMAX semiconductors while Aeroflex will use the parts ...
Surface-Mount VCO Tunes to 15.65 GHz
Model HMC632LP5(E) is a GaAs HBT MMIC voltage-controlled oscillator (VCO) from Hittite Microwave for communications and test applications from 14.25 toi 15.65 GHz. It includes fundamental, divide-by-two, and divide-by-four outputs for maximum ...
Agilent Showcases 3GPP:LTE Solution At EuMC
Agilent Technologies will announce new test and measurement solutions for 3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE) wireless communications systems and components at the annual European Microwave Conference (EuMC) scheduled for October 8-12, 2007 in Munich, ...
Gore Adds Round Cable To Configuration Tool
W. L. Gore & Associates has added high-flex round cable to its online design tool. The GORE(TM) High Flex Cable and Trackless Cable Configurator tool, which is available at the company's site at www.gore.com/designacable, simplifies the design process ...
Digital Delay/Generator Offers 250-ps Resolution
Model 575 digital delay/pulse generator from Berleley Nucleonics Corp. (BNC) is ideal for clock and jitter testing. With a delay range of 0 to 5000 s and timing resolution of 250 ps, the instrument suffers only 200 ps RMS jitter. It can be equipped with ...
Mismatch Manages DC to 1 GHz
Model 552-266-021 is a 50-ohm 2.0:1 VSWR mismatch from BroadWave Technologies. It is designed to reflect 12 percent of the incoming signal and is ideal for measurement applications. The mismatch, which is supplied with a Type N make connector, operates ...
Krytar Unleashes Diode Limiters
Krytar has developed the model KSL2018 broadband coaxial PIN-Schottky diode limiters for applications from 2 to 18 GHz (other bands are available). The maximum insertion loss is 2.5 dB with typical VSWR of 2.20:1. The limiter, which features an internal ...
Narda's Directional Couplers Hit 40 GHz
NardaMicrowave-East, an L3 Communications Company, has announced a family of directional couplers with frequency coveage as broad as 1 to 40 GHz. For example, model 4018-20 is a 20-dB coupler with coupling flatness of +/-1.25 dB and frequency sensitivity ...
September 27, 2007 Newsletter
Microwaves & RF UPDATE | September 27, 2007 Jack Browne, Technical Director Boonton announces the launch of the first two members of a new USB ...
Technology Searching For A Fit
BitWave Semiconductor (www.bitwavesemiconductor.com) has developed one of the more intriguing technologies in this industry, with their software-defined RF integrated-circuit technology. Having been introduced on the front cover of Microwaves & RF ...
BitWave Semiconductor Names CEO
Fabless semiconductor company BitWave Semiconductor has named Michael Farese as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Formerly with Palm, Inc., Farese brings rich experience in new product development to a company trying to gain traction for ...
National Adds To Amplifier Line
National Semiconductor has augmented its line of energy-efficient high-speed differential amplifiers with the LMH6552, LMH6515, and LMH6555 members of the company's PowerWise(R) family of products. The LMH6552 is a current-feedback amplifier with ...
Symmetricom Shrinks Atomic Clocks
Time-keeping specialist Symmetricom has developed the SA.3Xm family of miniature precision atomic clocks for applications short on space but requiring precision timekeeping and frequency control. The new atomic clock is available in two versions: the ...
Modelithics Enhances Nonlinear Device Library
Computer-aided-engineering (CAE) modeling specialist Modelithics has released an enhanced version of their Non-Linear Transistor Model Library for the Agilent Advanced Design System (ADS) suite of CAE software tools. The upgrade adds several new ...
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