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.

Software Aids Antenna Integration
Two software programs simulate the behavior of different antennas when mounted in a target system or operating environment.
Radio IC Paves Way for Emerging Wireless Designs
The AD9371 transceiver IC includes multiple transmitters and receivers for broadband communications from 300 to 6000 MHz.
Cable Assemblies Extend Past 60 GHz
On display at the IMS 2016 at Booth No. 1547 will be a new vector network analyzer (VNA) cable assembly with low-loss performance through the millimeter-wave range.
GaN Avionics Transistor Delivers 1200 W at L-Band
Based on GaN-on-SiC semiconductor technology, the Class AB high electron mobility transistor is capable of 1200 W output power and 17 dB gain from 1030 to 1090 MHz. See it at IMS Exhibition Booth 850.
On-Wafer Measurements Reach As High As 220 GHz
Anritsu will be active at IMS Booth No. 949 showing many of its test instruments in operation. In-booth demonstrations will include high-power vector-network-analyzer measurements and millimeter-wave signal analysis.
Single Radio Chip Looks to 5G Systems
The device uses a direct-conversion radio architecture to cover a total frequency range of 300 MHz to 6 GHz with bandwidths as wide as 100 MHz.
Clocks Attenuate Jitter in 100G/400G Coherent Optical Systems
This family of coherent optical clocks generates jitter-free, low-phase-noise output signals to 2.75 GHz.
Preventing PIM in Microwave Systems
Distortion from PIM is caused by the nonlinear mixing of two or more signals sharing a transmission path.
Microwaves & RF’s Products of the Week (5/8-5/14)
Whether you are looking for terminations or oscillators, Microwaves & RF has you covered. Here are some of the latest products to help optimize your applications, devices, and systems.
Modeling High-Data-Rate Terahertz Satellite Links
Atmospheric models show the feasibility of high-data-rate satellite communications links at terahertz frequencies.
Transceiver Array Aids Submillimeter-Wave Radar
Vertical waveguide structures formed on thick silicon wafers made possible a submillimeter-wave transceiver capable of detecting concealed weapons under clothing.
Ka-Band Antennas Link Mobile Satcom Users
Two different antenna designs were developed for Ka-band satellite communications applications.
What Substrate Material Best Fits Your High-Speed Circuits?
A long list of parameters must be considered when choosing a PCB material for a particular application.
VCXOs Quiet Phase Noise to -162 dBc/Hz
A family of LVPECL voltage-controlled crystal oscillators features extremely low levels of phase noise for output frequencies from 40 to 125 MHz.
Matching a Process to Application Demands
A fabless semiconductor firm designs and fabricates ICs from X-band through millimeter-wave frequencies by applying the most suitable semiconductor technology for each device.
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