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
Hawaii Or Bust!
For those attending the 2007 MTT-S International Microwave Show at the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu, HI, there were few surprises. As usual, the technical program, which continues through Friday of this week with the semi-annual Automatic RF ...
Picosecond Pulse Labs Shows Phase-Matched Balun
Making news at its booth at this week's MTT-S, Picosecond Pulse Labs introduced their model 5310 phase-matched balun for applications from 4 MHz to 6.5 GHz. With a blazing 10-to-90- perccent rise time of 54 ps, the broadband balun features ...
Freescale Launches 1-kW Device at MTT-S
Freescale Semiconductor took the wraps off the world's highest-power LDMOS transistor at this week's MTT-S in Honolulu. The company's model MRF6VP11KH delivers 1 kW pulsed output power at 130 MHz. Designed for use from 10 to 150 MHz in magnetic ...
Agilent Showcases Test Solutions at MTT-S
The MXA signal analyzer was among the latest test and measurement solutions on display at this week's MTT-S from Agilent Technologies. The Agilent N9020A MXA signal analyzer features a new Instrument Security option for secure measurement ...
FSA Launches Semiconductor Market Report
FSA is making available its Semiconductor Market Report, with market trend information for fabless semiconductor companies. The report, which is a collaboration between FSA and IC Insights, provides more than 550 pages of charts, graphs, and written ...
Survey Reports RFID Barriers
Lack of skilled labor is having an impact on the adoption rate of radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology, according to research results from the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA). The third annual RFID survey found that ...
May 31, 2007
MWRF Update Microwaves & RF UPDATE | May 31, 2007 Jack Browne, Technical Director Free Application Note Helps Minimize System Uncertainty Using Agilent Technologies' L ...
Fujitsu Teams With Jazz For RFCMOS
Fujitsu Ltd., Fujitsu Microelectronics of America, and Jazz Semiconductor have announced that they will work together to manufacture system-on-chip (SoC) products based on RFCMOS devices. The companies signed a Memorandum of Understanding to combine ...
Rugged Antennas Tackle RFID Systems
M/A-COM (Tyco Electronics) has launched a line of ruggedized RFID antennas for use in baler and compactor applications. The MAAN-000210-AT0000 antennas provide typical gain of 2.5 dB with a 3-dB beamwidth of 130 deg. and typical VSWR of 1.50:1. The RFID ...
Tracking Telecom Trends
Wireless use is rising, a trend that even the simplest of surveys could detect. Many surveys are conducted to track where wireless technology and applications might be going, but few can match the quality and thoroughness of the annual study ...
WiMAX Expands in US, Spain, and Australia
Research released by Maravedis in the first issue of the research firm's quarterly newsletter, the WiMAXCounts Newsletter, points to increasing global deployments of WiMAX technology, with the United States, Spain, and Australia reported as the top ...
Rockwell Recognizes Rohde & Schwarz
Rockwell Collins recognized test-equipment supplier Rohde & Schwarz with three Supplier of the Year awards for 2007, naming the test and measurement specialist the Indirect Supplier of the Year for 2007. The award was presented by Rockwell Collins ...
CD Helps Improve RF Measurements
A free CD-ROM from Keithley Instruments, "Making Quality RF Measurements That Save Time, Money, and Effort," is a useful resource for any engineer or technician involved with making RF device or component measurements. The CD contains a library of ...
TIA Reports Record Wireless Telecom Growth
Wireless use is expected to spread to 270 million people in the United States, or 87 percent of the country's population, by 2010, according to the latest study by the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA). The TIA's 2007 Telecommunications ...
Agilent Aims At LTE Testing
Agilent Technologies as announced the availability of the Signal Studio for 3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE) software. The test software is designed to work with the company's model N5182A MXG signal generator and model E4438C ESG vector signal generators ...
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