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
Nitronex Qualifies New Wafer Fab
Gallium-nitride-on-silicon (GaN-on-Si) supplier Nitronex (Durham, NC) has completed qualification of its new wafer fabrication facility, effectively moving the company from Raleigh, NC to Durham, NC. The new facility is qualified for volume ...
Meter Works With Range Of Power Sensors
Model 1830A is an RF power meter from TEGAM designed for use with a wide range of RF/microwave power sensors, including models from Agilent Technologies and TEGAM/Weinschel. The instrument supports power measurements from -30 to +14 dBm (0.001 to 30 mW) ...
Times Microwave Systems Shows Capabilities
Times Microwave Systems has published a new capabilities brochure that provides an overview of the company's resources in RF and microwave transmission lines. With more than 60 years of history in cables and materials development, the firm has ...
NXP Unleashes SiGeC Transistor
NXP Semiconductors, the independent company founded by Philips, has developed the model BFU725F low-noise transistor based on silicon-germanium-carbon (SiGeC) BiCMOS process technology. The low-cost and RoHS-compliant transistor boasts a cutoff frequency ...
Coaxial Dynamics Releases Test Catalog
Coaxial Dynamics has relesed a new 24-page instrumentation short-form catalog with more than 500 products for RF power measurement systems. The short-form catalog features capabilities on analog and digital RF power measurements at levels from 100 mW ...
RFMW Reveals AHC Line Of Attenuators
RFMW Ltd. has released the AHC family of coaxial (SMA) fixed attenuators for applications fro DC to 6 GHz. The rugged attenuators handle 2 W input power with 1.20:1 VSWR over the full frequency range. They are available with attenuation values of 1 ...
Report Reveals WiMAX Growth
The second issue of the WiMAXCounts Quarterly Report, published by research firm Maravedis, reveals that the WiMAX global subscriber base increased by 50 percent in the third quarter. The number of WiMAX global subscribers is 1,369,000 accounting ...
Synergy Releases 8-to-9-GHz VCO
Synergy Microwave Corp. has announced the model DXO810900-10 surface-mount voltage-controlled oscillator (VCO) with a tunable frequency range of 8100 to 9000 MHz. It delivers at least -2 dBm output power across that range, with typical harmonics of -35 ...
Vanguard Microwave Solutions Offers Couplers
The industry has a new supplier of microwave directional couplers, hybrid couplers, and power dividers in Vanguard Microwave Solutions, Inc. (Newark, NJ). Founded by a team of engineers with more than 50 years experience in designing, manufacturing, ...
WiSpry Launches MEMS Tunable Capacitors
Fabless semiconductor company WiSpry, Inc. has announced a family of tunable digital capacitors based on microelectromechanical-systems (MEMS) technology. Fabricated on standard 200-mm CMOS wafers, the circuits integrate low-power CMOS control and ...
R&D Microwaves Offers Cellular Diplexers
R&D Microwaves has developed a high-performance, low-cost diplexer for cellular applications. Model DI-A07 combines the bands of 824 to 1000 MHz and 1710 to 2170 MHz while maintaining better than 50 dB isolation between channels. The diplexer, which is ...
October 29, 2007 Newsletter
Microwaves & RF UPDATE | October 29, 2007 Jack Browne, Technical Director New Agilent USB Power Sensor makes power measurements mobile ...
NoiseWave Announces Coax Noise Source
NoiseWave has introduced the model NW2G-CS coaxial noise source for built-in-test-equipment (BITE) and noise-measurement applications from 10 kHz to 2 GHz. Available in versions with excess noise ratios (ENRs) of 6, 15, and 30 dB, the noise source ...
Satellites Link Firefighters In Western Australia
Applied Satellite Technology Australia Pty Ltd. (AST Australia) has won a major contract from the Australian Department of Environment and Conservation (DEC) West Australian Fire Management Services to supply DEC with an Iridium-based ...
Synergy Launches Optimized-Bandwidth VCOs
Synergy Microwave has developed a line of voltage-controlled oscillators (VCOs) optimized for use over specific bandwidths. An example of the new line is model DXO810900-10, which tunes from 8100 to 9000 MHz with tuning voltages of 0.5 to 24.0 V. The ...
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