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
Surveillance
Harmonic Radars Search for Hidden Devices
Harmonic radar systems are useful for analyzing semiconductor quality as well as for surveillance, with their capability to “see” through walls.
UWB Comms Salvage Crowded Spectrum
Ultrawideband (UWB) communications technology may get the boost it needs from the growing use of Internet of Things (IoT) wireless sensors.
Flexible Antennas Look to the Sky
This pair of flexible antennas features small size and light weight for satellite navigation and wireless-connectivity applications.
X-ray
SIW Cavity Antenna Resonates at 340 GHz
Researchers have developed an on-chip antenna (OCA) capable of high gain and high radiation efficiency at 340 GHz.
Robot hand
Robots Execute Near-Field MM-Wave Measurements
In their configurable robotic millimeter-wave antenna (CROMMA) facility, members of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST, Boulder, Colo.) developed a cost-effective antenna-pattern measurement system using robotic motion control.
New-Look Analyzers Scour Bandwidths from 3 Hz to 50 GHz
This line of high-frequency signal analyzers offers models with easy-to-use multi-touch screens, common user interfaces, and choices of frequency ranges and performance levels.
Radar
SIC LTCC Antenna Array Captures W-Band Signals
Practical antennas are an important part of making use of bandwidths at W-band frequencies, and a substrate-integrated-cavity (SIC) antenna array excited by an L-probe offers high gain with high efficiency at those frequencies.
Frequency Conversion Provides Communications Flexibility
Frequency conversion counts on some basic high-frequency components, including frequency mixers, multipliers, and dividers.
Short-Haul Solution Covers Two Bands
This dual-band smart radio system brings new levels of flexibility to industrial networks, serving as a reliable interface for both wired and wireless voice, data, video, and sensor connections.
Microwaves & RF’s Products of the Week (2/14-2/20)
Whether you are looking for variable attenuators or low-noise amplifiers, Microwaves & RF has you covered. Here are some of the latest products to help optimize your applications, devices, and systems.
GaN Amplifiers Power 30 MHz to 7.5 GHz
This GaN power-amplifier family serves applications ranging from radar to video data links, with broad operating bandwidths as wide as 100 MHz to 6 GHz.
Brush Up on Transistor and Diode Basics
Diodes and transistors are essential semiconductor building blocks for analog, digital, and mixed-signal circuits from audio through light.
Waveform Generator Makes the Jump to 25 GHz
The performance of a high-speed arbitrary waveform generator has been extended to include an additional 5 GHz of bandwidth.
What are the Filtering Differences Between SAWs and BAWs?
The difference between SAW and BAW components make each suitable for specific, different applications.
Doctors Will Depend More on RF Devices
One of the more significant “submarket” areas within the M2M and IoT growth markets is in medical electronics.
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