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
Circuit
Optically Tunable Metamaterials Fit Flexible Substrates
Metamaterials have been gaining attention recently for their capabilities in tuning high-frequency circuits.
Automotive
Silicon CMOS Synthesizes Signals at 60 GHz
Demand for millimeter-wave technology for short-range communications links and automotive safety systems is growing.
Tektronix
Vector Signal Generators Hit 6 GHz
This trio of vector signal generators provides analog and digital modulation for carrier frequencies from DC to 6 GHz.
MACOM
PIN Switch Runs 30 MHz to 3 GHz
A SPDT PIN diode switch handles CW power levels to 100 W from 30 MHz to 3 GHz.
Oscillator
Pairing the Right Oscillator with the Right Application 1
This guide helps match oscillator performance to the requirements of different applications.
IC
Investigating ICs for Tomorrow’s Radios
This application note provides guidance on optimizing the performance of transmit and receive integrated circuits (ICs).
Synthesizer Modules Extend to 82 GHz
A trio of low-noise frequency synthesizer modules provides test signals covering bands of 27 to 40 GHz, 50 to 67 GHz, and 76 to 82 GHz.
Sorting Through Spectrum Analyzer Specifications
Spectrum analyzers are extremely versatile and useful test instruments that have long been used to study RF/microwave signals. The display screen has often served as a “window on a wireless world,” allowing users to capture and identify different signals within a bandwidth of interest.
Peregrine
Switches Handle Heat of Automotive Applications
A pair of switches reach as high as 6 GHz with AEC-Q100 Grade 2 certification for automotive applications.
Portable Analyzers Bring More Power to the Field
Two new measurement options for a line of portable analyzers helps them make in-field measurements on long communications cable runs through 26.5 GHz.
Comparing Commercial and Military Components
Comparing components for commercial and military applications often comes down to how well different parts perform under severe environmental conditions.
Make the Most of Microwave Mixers
Frequency mixers are an essential component in RF/microwave receivers and transmitters through millimeter-wave frequencies.
REC
Power Dividers/Combiners Help Minimize Losses
This is a sampling of the power dividers/combiners developed and supplied by this firm for commercial, industrial, and military applications.
Recovering from a Week in Phoenix
While a week in Phoenix, Ariz., sounds like a vacation of sorts, for many industry members, the week from May 17-22 will hardly be a holiday.
Berkeley
Affordable Analyzers Bring Real-Time Measurements
A line of real-time spectrum analyzers includes models spanning 100 kHz to 27 GHz with real-time bandwidths as large as 100 MHz for instantaneous viewing of continuous, pulsed, modulated, and frequency-hopped signals.
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