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
September 20, 2007 Measurement Solutions Series Newsletter
Microwaves & RF UPDATE | September 20, 2007 Jack Browne, Technical Director Improve Noise-Figure Measurement Accuracy Use ...
Genesys2007.08 Software Is Shipping
Agilent Technologies has announced that the latest version of the Genesys computer-aided- engineering (CAE) software, Genesys2007.08, is now shipping. The software provides realistic statistical component variations as part of its simulations, along ...
Free Handbook Helps Test Engineers
Agilent Technologies has announced the availability of a new 200-page, full-color technical guidebook for test engineers. It provides an overview on building test systems, including a strong emphasis on the local-area-network (LAN) based LAN ...
Narda Introduces LNA Modules To 18 GHz
Narda Microwave-East has introduced a comprehensive line of low-noise-amplifier (LNA) modules with frequency coverage to 18 GHz and noise figures as low as 1.8 dB. The LNA modules are suitable for a wide range of applications, including broadband ...
What's All The Noise About?
Noise is a part of every electronic device and circuit. Electrons do not travel in perfectly controlled paths, and these random electron motions, along with the effects of temperature, result in a certain level of noise. Of course, noise can spring ...
MITEQ Adds Broadband PA
MITEQ has augmented its line of broadband power amplifiers with the model AMF-2B- 00030300-15-32P, which provides 2 W (+33 dBm) output power from 30 MHz to 3 GHz with 20 dB gain. The compact amplifier measures 2 x 2 x 0.5 inches and runs on a +24-VDC ...
Narda Offers LNA Modules To 18 GHz
Narda Microwave-East has developed a line of compact low-noise-amplifier (LNA) modules for broadband applications through 18 GHz. They offer noise figures as low as 1.8 dB and as much as 28 dB gain with output power at 1-dB compression as high as +20 dBm ...
Amplifier Boosts 30 MHz To 3 GHz
MITEQ has announced its model AMF-2B-00030300-150-32P broadband power amplifier for applications from 30 MHz to 3 GHz. Over that range, the amplifier offers 2 W (+33 dBm) output power with nominal gain of 20 dB. The amplifier measures 2 x 2 x 0.5 inches ...
SOA Amplifies 100 Gb/s Optical Networks
CIP has announced an innovative semiconductor optical amplifier (SOA) for all-optical networks operating to 100 Gb/s. The amplifier, which features a gain recovery time of 10 ps, is a nonlinear device with 20 dB gain. It is suitable for a wide range of ...
Log Detector Operates To 10 GHz
Hittite Microwave has developed the model HMC611LP4(E) logarithmic detector/controller for coverage of the 1-MHz-to-10-GHz range. The detector, which converts an RF input power level to a proportional output DC voltage, features a dynamic range of better ...
PNA VNAs Add Embedded LO Capability
Agilent Technologies has announced the availability of an embedded local oscillator (LO) measurement capability for its PNA Series of vector network analyzers (VNAs). This arms the VNAs with the ability to test frequency converters and mixers without ...
Aeroflex Airs Synthetic Test Environment
Aeroflex has made available its Synthetic Mulifunction Adaptable Reconfigurable Test Environment based on a truly synthetic test environment that includes hardware, software, test practices, and support. Based on the firm's fifth generation of synthetic ...
Course Offers Training On ESD Control
The ESD Association (Rome, NY) and the Automated Learning Corporation (Kanata, Ontario, Canada) have announced the availability of a new training course in electrostatic discharge (ESD) control. The course can be custom tailored to meet company-specific ...
MMIC LNA Serves 3.5 To 7.0 GHz
Hittite Microwave has developed a 50-ohm MMIC amplifier for applications from 3.5 to 7.0 GHz. Suitable for use as an LO buffer and in military and space applications, the model HMC392LC4 GaAs MMIC low-noise amplifier (LNA) features 2.5 dB noise figure ...
Agilent Announces LXI Attenuator/Switch Drivers
Agilent Technologies has developed several LXI attenuator/switch drivers for use in bench-top and automatic-test-equipment (ATE) environments. Using the LXI LAN-based commuications protocol for test equipment, the new drivers provide an intuitive ...
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