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
TeraVicta Ships 26.5-GHz MEMS Switch
TeraVicta Technologies announced its new TT1244 26.5-GHz single-pole, double-throw (SPDT) microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) switch. Ideal for test equipment, radar, and communications systems applications, the switch features third-order intercept ...
ANADIGICS Revamps Website
Semiconductor supplier ANADIGICS, Inc. has announced a completely redesigned website. The site was modified to improve performance while still delivering invaluable engineering information. In addition to a new look, the site is easier to navigate more ...
What About Mobile WiMAX?
Cellular telephones just weren't enough. With the growth of cellular networks in the 1990's, consumers grew accustomed to the comfort of "wireless connectivity," in spite of the price to pay in terms of diminished privacy. Consumers demanded smaller ...
Nitronex Director Of Tech Development Honored
Dr. Isik Kizilyalli, Director of Technology at Nitronex, has been selected as a 2007 Fellow by the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE). Dr. Kizilyalli manages the process and device technology development department for Nitronex, a ...
LPKF Launches Desktop Electroplating System
LPKF Laser & Electronics has introduced the MiniContac RS, a desktop electroplating system. The system is ideal for rapid prototyping of printed-circuit boards (PCBs) in tight spaces. The system employs reverse-pulse-plating (RPP) technology for uniform ...
Skyworks Shows WiMAX FEM At CTIA
Skyworks Solutions unveiled a highly integrated 2.5-GHz WiMAX front-end module (FEM), model SKY77258, at the recent CTIA show. The FEM is designed for WiMAX handsets and terminals. It incorporates a reliable InGaP HBT power amplifier, pHEMT switch, ...
Contest Awards Prizes To LXI Users
Users of LXI test instruments can now profit from their choice of gear by being part of a contest announced by the LXI Consortium. The contest is open to LXI instrument users who feel that they have special test and measurement applications based on LXI ...
Keithley Adds Free Nanotech Test Handbook
In addition to its newly published data-acquisition handbook, Keithley Instruments has also published a free-of-charge handbook on nanotechnology measurements. The 124-page handbook provides practical information on making DC and pulsed measurements on ...
Laird Technologies Launches VHS/GPS Antenna
Laird Technologies has introduced its Orbcomm Phantom(R) VG antenna, a low-profile, rugged design that can handle VHF communications in addition to Global Positioning System (GPS) signals. The bar-style antenna measures only 2.2 inches high, 3 inches ...
Two-Way Combiner Channels Cellular Signals
Renaissance Electronics Corporation has designed a two-way high-power combiner for applications in the 800-to-900-MHz cellular band. The combiner allows a common antenna port to be usd for two different cellular networks that operate on different power ...
Microlab/FXR Forges Three-Way Hybrid Combiner
Microlab/FXR, a wholly owned subsidiary of Wireless Telecom Group, has developed a three-way hybrid combiner for trisector cell-site applictions from 700 to 2700 MHz. The combiner allows three input signals to be added without expensive filters. Each ...
Surface-Mount Attenuators Pad 1 To 70 dB
International Manufacturing Services (IMS) has announced the model IMA2404 thick-film, surface-mount attenuator for applications to 15 GHz. The compact attenuators are available with attenuation values of 1 to 70 dB in 1-dB increments with tolerance as ...
WiMAX Forum Picks R&S For Mobile Testing
Industry group the WiMAX Forum has selected Rohde & Schwarz and the TS8970 tester for radio comformance testing (RCT) according to the IEEE 802.16e mobile WiMAX standard. The TS8970 was picked as a reference solution for the certification of WiMAX end ...
Ferrite Sample Kit Serves RF Applications
TT Electronics MMG has created a new ferrite sample kit for RF engineers. It contains a variety of soft ferrite core materials in toroid, balun, and square geometries. The firm manufactures a full range of soft ferrite cores in both manganese-zinc and ...
TCXOs Offer OCXO-Like Stability
The T1220 temperature-compensated crystal oscillators (TCXOs) from Greenray Industries offer oven-controlled-crystal-oscillator (OCXO) like stability for temperature ranges as wide as -50 to +95oC. The oscillators, which are available with output ...
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