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
Receiving System Converts RF to DC
A six-antenna array and RF-to-dc conversion circuit can efficiently collect otherwise wasted RF energy in a room.
GaAs/AlGaAs Chip “Sees” THz Waves
A semiconductor device was fabricated on GaAs/AlGaAs substrate for imaging at THz wavelengths.
Selecting Electromechanical and Solid-State RF Switches
RF/microwave switches are built with different technologies, depending on the requirements of a particular application.
Novel Design Strategy Yields Stable SAW Filters
Filters control the congestion of modern communications signals. They are essential for preventing interference in electronic systems but can be challenging...
RF Measurement Modularity Redefined
Modular test systems can require some imagination, especially in terms of how much measurement functionality is possible in such little space. With PXIe instrument modules...
Accuracy is Vital When Testing Material Qualities
A number of different measurement methods, many using a vector network analyzer, have been developed for characterizing high-frequency circuit materials.
High-Speed DACs Deliver Agile RF/MW Signals 1
These high-speed digital-to-analog converters provide as much as 16-b resolution for creating wide-dynamic-range signals as high as 7.5 GHz for wireless infrastructure applications.
Microwaves & RF’s Products of the Week (7/10-7/16)
Whether you are looking for circularly-polarized antennas or power dividers, Microwaves & RF has you covered. Here are some of the latest components to optimize your product, device, or system.
What’s the Difference Between GaN and GaAs? 2
GaN and GaAs are two of the leading semiconductor materials used for RF/microwave solid-state devices, including transistors, diodes, and MMICs.
Inside Track with Dr. Ulrich L. Rohde, Chairman, Synergy Microwave Corp.
Microwave & RF's Jack Browne talks with Synergy Microwave's Dr. Ulrich L. Rohde about his extensive array of text books in the field and the latest on his company.
Making Optimal Coaxial Connections
Coaxial cable assemblies are available with rigid, semirigid, hand-formable, and flexible cables and various connectors for applications through millimeter-wave frequencies.
Dual-Channel ADC Digitizes At 3 Gsamples/s
A dual-channel ADC processes input signals to 4 GHz and higher using a sampling rate of 3.0 Gsamples/s per channel.
Sensors
Meander-Line Dipole Serves Smart Sensors
Sensors and smart meters at UHF can benefit from a miniature folded meandering monopole antenna.
Liquid metal
Keeping Circuit Designs Liquid
Liquid dielectrics and metals can be applied to tunable circuit structures at microwave frequencies.
AWG Boasts Flexible Signal Generation
The AWG4000 is a versatile test-signal source that combines DDS and AWG technologies to generate synchronized high-frequency analog and high-speed digital signals.
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