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.

Barry Industries Partners With Modelithics
Barry Industries has announced a partnership with computer-aided-engineering modeling specialist Modelithics and the Modelithics System Component Library (SCL), an industry library of CAE models for devices such as amplifiers, attenuators, couplers, ...
Plastic Optical Fiber Sends 40 Gb/s
Discovery Semiconductors has provided the University of Kiel (Kiel, Germany) with a multimode coupled 40-Gb/s photodiode for the institution's research on high-speed optical communications over plastic optical fiber (POF) and multimode fiber (MMF). ...
B & H Electronics Adds Low-Drift Amps
B & H Electronics has developed the DC10000H24G20 Series of low-drift microwave amplifiers with bandwidths of DC to 7, 8, 9, and 10 GHz. These true DC-coupled amplifiers are ideal for electrical/optical applications requiring stable operation with ...
Renewed Interest In Military Electronics
Wireless applications brought many commercial opportunities to this industry. As an example, for chip makers like RF Micro Devices (www.rfmd.com), cellular handsets represented the opportunity to manufacture and ship millions of integrated circuits ...
October 11, 2007 Newsletter
Microwaves & RF UPDATE | October 11, 2007 Jack Browne, Technical Director It lets your brilliant RF designs take flight What ...
Supplier Transforms Switches Into Higher-Level Assemblies
This manufacturer has expanded its expertise in high-frequency switches and amplifiers into multifunction assemblies that meet demanding military requirements.
Handheld Spectrum Analyzer Scans 100 kHz To 3 GHz
This compact spectrum analyzer provides all the functionality of a benchtop instrument, but in a battery-powered package measuring a mere 318 3 207 3 69 mm.
Measuring Advances In RF/Microwave Test Equipment
Test-equipment manufacturers are responding to the requirements of their customers with more flexible and powerful instruments that can quickly change functions by means of software.
Fundamentals of Vector Network Analysis
Vector network analysis (VNA) is among the most essential of RF/microwave measurement approaches, and Rohde & Schwarz (www.rohdeschwarz. com) is among the world’s leading manufacturers of test equipment for this purpose. While the firm is ...
Tri-Company Teamwork Turns Out High-Frequency Oscillator
This partnership of companies within the Dover Corp. has yielded a high-performance 10-GHz voltage-controlled oscillator.
Signal Analyzers Study Modulation To 26.5 GHz
This trio of signal analyzers provide the speed and accuracy needed for a wide range of production wireless-communications tests from 50 Hz through 26.5 GHz.
Agilent's $13 Million Fuels GEDC
Agilent Technologies has agreed to provide Agilent EDA software, support, and training totaling $13 million to a new hub of the Georgia Electronic Design Center (GEDC) in Atlanta, GA. The Agilent EDA Simulation Center will be used for microwave ...
Unleashing Microwaves In Munich
This week marked the 37th running of the European Microwave Conference (EuMC) held in Munich, Germany from October 8-12. The largest European event devoted to microwave electronics, the conference features a mix of technical presentations on ...
Avago Announces UMTS Duplexers In Munich
Avago Technologies announced two miniature WCDMA duplexers at the European Microwave Conference in Munich, Germany this week. The company's models ACMD-7602 and ACMD- 7612 duplexers are optimized for use in band 1 data terminals and handsets for ...
Report Sees Growth Of Dynamic Spectrum Access
Dynamic Spectrum Access is a radio technology that will find increasing use with growing demands on radio spectrum. The novel communications approach is based on efficient sharing of spectrum in a departure from traditional fixed radio allocations. ...
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