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
Lowpass Filters Run 30 MHz to 3 GHz
A line of Chebyshev lowpass filter covers passbands through 3 GHz.
MACOM
PIN Diode Switches Tackle 200 W to 1 GHz
These SP3T and SP4T diode switches handle high power levels to 1 GHz.
Phase Shifter Tunes 150 to 300 MHz
This phase shifter helps tune signals from 150 to 300 MHz.
Software Simplifies Microwave Testing
This flexible and powerful test software is available free of charge for use with seven different types of measurement instruments and over 200 individual models.
Touchscreens Simplify Oscilloscopes to 1 GHz
This family of digital storage oscilloscopes offers 3-dB bandwidths to 1 GHz with the ease of operation provided by an 8.5-in. capacitive touch display screen.
Spectrum Analyzer is Truly Portable Past 6 GHz
The RSA306 spectrum analyzer is a light-weight, portable instrument that works with a personal computer and provides advanced measurements through 6.2 GHz.
Test Set Handles BLE Extended Data
This latest upgrade for a Bluetooth test set supports testing of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) performance.
GaN Transistors Pass 300W through 4 GHz 1
These high-power discrete GaN transistors can achieve more than 300 W output power through 4 GHz.
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Switch Controls DC To 8 GHz
This broadband single-pole, double-throw (SPDT) switch features low loss and good isolation from DC to 8 GHz.
Crystek
VCO Cuts Phase Noise at 2.5 GHz
This VCO is designed for low-noise use at 2.5 GHz.
Bird Technologies
USB Sensor Reads Power to 6 GHz 2
A compact USB power sensor reads power levels to 500 W at frequencies to 6 GHz.
United
In-Series Adapter Passes 40 GHz
This low-loss adapter joins 2.9-mm male and female connectors to 40 GHz.
MITEQ
Coaxial Amplifier Gains 0.5 to 18.0 GHz
This broadband amplifier provides flat, 25-dB gain from 500 MHz to 18 GHz.
Book Review: Spectrum and Network Measurements, 2nd Edition
Spectrum and network measurements can be considered the lifeblood of the RF/microwave electronics industry, since these measurements provide tremendous insight into the frequency-domain behavior of devices, components, circuits, and systems at RF, microwave, and millimeter-wave frequencies.
Vishay
Chip Resistors Lower TCRs
A line of surface-mount resistors offers resistance values from 10 Ω to 3 MΩ with power ratings to 2 W.
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