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
Agilent Measurement Journal Focuses On Test
Agilent Technologies announced the launch of a new quarterly technical publication, the Agilent Measurement Journal. Tailored to test professionals, the inaugural 80-page edition will be sent to more than 50,000 customers worldwide. It covers a wide ...
Agilent Pull Wraps Off Handheld Spectrum Analyzer
Agilent Technologies has entered the handheld spectrum analyzer market with its first handheld RF spectrum analyzer. The Agilent N9340A operates from 100 kHz to 3 GHz with one-button measurements for occupied bandwidth, channel power, and ...
Test Set Aims At Mobile WiMAX
Agilent Technologies has announced the Agilent E6651A Mobile WiMAX Test Set to accelerate production-line testing of subscriber products designed according to the IEEE 802.16e standard. Created in conjunction with Innowireless Company Ltd., the new test ...
Endwave Tunes Low-Noise YIG Sources
Endwave Defense Systems has developed a line of YIG-tuned oscillators for applications through 11 GHz. Available in two package configurations, the larger square-packaged mini-YIG oscillators can be specified with buffered output power of typically +14.5 ...
LXI Consortium Builds On PlugFest Series
Encouraged by the success of its recent, eight PlugFest in Austin, TX (January 30-February 1, 2007), the LXI Consortium announced that the next LXI PlugFest is scheduled for June 19-21, 2007 in Beijing, China, the first such event to be held in Asia. ...
Surface-Mount Mixers Translate 6 To 34 GHz
A pair of surface-mount MMIC mixers from Hittite Microwave covers the range from 6 to 34 GHz. Model HMC144LH5 is a double-balanced mixer with an RF range from 6 to 20 GHz and intermediate-frequency (IF) bandwidth of DC to 3 GHz. It achieves as much as 35 ...
Sumsung's MLCCs Captured In Model Library
Ansoft Corporation announced a new model library of surface-mount multilayer ceramic chip capacitors (MLCCs) from Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co. The new library contains over 400 capacitor models with values ranging from 0.5 pF to 47 microFarads for use ...
PSPL Promise Fast Turnaround On Fast Filters
Picosecond Pulse Labs (PSPL) promises a five-day turnaround on its model 5915 custom lowpass or risetime filters. The filters can be built to a user's specified 3-dB cutoff frequency from 35 MHz to 10 GHz or to any 10-to-90-percent risetim specification ...
Keithley Announces Free Switching Handbook
Keithley Instruments has announced that a complimentary copy of their 190-page Switching Handbook is available upon request. The reference source offers basic information on measurement setups for battery testing, capacitor leakage testing, continuity ...
Laird Technologies Acquires Cushcraft
Laird Technologies, already a leading supplier of innovative antenna solutions, announced the acquisition of Cushcraft Corporation, adding to its antenna arsenal. The acquisition is for a reported $89.75 million. Cushcraft's product lines include compact ...
MetricTest Announces Advantest Analyzers
MetricTest announced the availability of the models U3771 and U3772 microwave specrum analyzers from Advantest. Model U3771 operates from 9 kHz to 31.8 GHz while model U3772 operates from 9 kHz to 43 GHz. Both are equipped with resolution-bandwidth ...
Ovenized Oscillator Cuts Low Profile
Bliley Technologies has developed the low-noise model NV45G1480 oven-controlled crystal oscillator (OCXO) to support phase-locked applications in commercial and military systems. The 100-MHz crystal oscillator is supplied in a 0.53-in.-high low-profile ...
Modelithics Expands CLR Library
Modeling specialist Modelithics has announced their latest CLR Library release, with an increase of 30 percent in the total number of the company's Global Models. The CLR Library features models of capacitors (C), inductors (L), and resistors (R) for use ...
M/A-COM Expands Linear PA Line
M/A-COM has added a pair of RoHS-compliant power amplifiers (PAs) to its family of heterojunction-bipolar-transistor (HBT) amplifiers. Models MAAPSS0103 and MAAPSS0104 are designed for IEEE 802.16d WiMAX customer premises equipment (CPE) that require ...
Agilent Teams With Beceem On WiMAX Solution
Agilent Technologies and Beceem Communications have signed an agreement to develop high-speed manufacturing test solutions for mobile WiMAX devices based on the IEEE 802.16e-2005 standard. Agilent will initially develop the solution based on their MAG ...
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