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
Design Kit Speeds Wireless Development
This design kit contains two circuit boards and hardware that combine to speed and simplify the design of wireless communications products and systems.
Assessing Options for RF Circuit-Level Design 1
Commercial circuit-design software tools are increasingly employing EM simulation to analyze and optimize the performance of RF/microwave circuit designs.
Surface-Mount Power Dividers Reach 26.5 GHz
This pair of tiny surface-mount-technology (SMT) packaged RF/microwave power dividers/combiners covers a total frequency range of 2.0 to 26.5 GHz.
What's the Difference Between Modular and Rack-Mount Instruments?
A growing number of PXI/PXIe modular RF/microwave test instruments provide the measurement capabilities and performance levels once possible only with benchtop instruments.
Software Simulates RF System Behavior
System-level simulators perform a variety of different functions that help RF/microwave designers achieve working hardware faster and more efficiently than building and rebuilding prototypes.
Corralling Couplers in RF/Microwave Systems
Directional couplers provide essential “signal sampling” functions in RF/microwave circuits and systems.
Clock Jitter Attenuator Cuts BS Noise to 3.2 GHz
A highly integrated clock jitter attenuator provides low-noise clock signals for precise timing and synchronization of data converters and other devices operating on parallel or serial interfaces within wireless systems.
MM-Wave Amplifiers Extend Past 96 GHz
These lines of millimeter-wave power amplifiers operate to 96 GHz with coaxial connectors, waveguide connectors, and the ease of single bias.
What’s the Difference Between ADCs and DACs?
Comparing different types of data converters helps better understand performance tradeoffs when specifying an ADC or DAC.
Arbitrary Waveform Generator Reaches 32 GHz
This high-speed AXIe format arbitrary waveform generator operates at sampling rates to 92 Gsamples/s with 8-b vertical resolution.
Control Crosstalk in RF/Microwave Systems
Crosstalk can be minimized in high-frequency analog and high-speed digital circuits through careful circuit-design practices.
Adjusting Amplitude Through Attenuation
Advances in attenuators include designs that minimize PIM distortion and attenuators with responses that vary with temperature.
Handheld Analyzers Conquer 50 GHz
These six portable analyzers start with spectrum analysis and add a number of other measurement capabilities at frequencies through 50 GHz.
Modular System Monitors Spectrum Remotely
The Remote Spectrum Monitor is a 12- or 24-input-port unit with measurement capability to 6 GHz. It performs high-speed sweeps and scans of occupied bandwidth in search of interference and other “problem” signals.
Peregrine
SPDT Switch Controls 10 MHz to 40 GHz
A broadband SPDT switch offers high isolation from 10 MHz to 40 GHz.
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