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.

Untangle the Mysteries of Transmission Lines
Many different types of transmission lines are used for RF/microwave circuits, each with its benefits and downsides.
Top Microwave & RF Products of 2015
The top RF/microwave products of 2015 feature a strong showing of component, devices, and especially advanced test equipment.
Small Cells, DAS Extend Wireless Coverage
Small cells and DAS approaches can provide wireless coverage within difficult-to-reach areas for a conventional cellular network, such as in tall office buildings.
Decoding Discrete Power Transistors
High-power discrete transistors are available in a number of technologies and configurations for pulsed and CW applications.
Modular VSA Pushes to 50 GHz
Four instrument modules in the PXIe format comprise a powerful vector signal analyzer capable of analyzing signals through 50 GHz.
Math Software Models WLANs
This versatile software-based toolkit provides customizable standards-based waveform and system models for performing quick, accurate simulations of WLAN systems.
Materials Form Foundations for RF/Microwave Circuits
Many different materials are used in the construction of RF/microwave circuits, components, and systems.
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.
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