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Multi-Gigabit Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Wireless Communications

Multi-Gigabit Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Wireless Communications

By (author): Jonathan Wells
Copyright: 2010
Pages: 244
ISBN: 9781608070824

Print Book $142.00 Qty:
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For decades, microwave radios in the 6 to 50 GHz bands have been providing wireless communications. Recently, newer technologies at the 60 to 100 GHz mm-wave bands have taken advantage of new wireless regulations that are designed to enable ultra-high capacity communications. Exploring this exciting area in depth, this cutting-edge resource offers you the latest details on multigigabit wireless communications. The book places emphasis on practical use and applications, but also provides a thorough explanation of important technological underpinnings to give you a complete understanding of subject. You find clear guidance on system design and link planning, helping you to determine performance levels given the physical limitations of operating in these frequency bands. Supported with over 50 illustrations, the book covers a wide range of critical topics, from the high frequency electromagnetic spectrum and high data rate mm-wave radios, to wireless link margins and path profiling.
Preface ; Acknowledgments ; The High Data Rate Wireless Environment -Introduction. The Electromagnetic Spectrum. Spectrum for High Data Rate Wireless Transmission. High Data Rate Wireless Technologies. Summary. ; High-Frequency Wireless Propagation -Introduction. Electromagnetic Propagation. Free-Space Loss. Attenuation Due to Atmospheric Gases. Attenuation Due to Rain. Attenuation Due to Other Airborne Particles. Attenuation Due to Blockage of the Transmission Path. Summary. ; High Data Rate Wireless Systems -Introduction. High Data Rate Wireless System Architectures. High Data Rate Line Protocols. High Data Rate Wireless Building Blocks. Summary. ; Multi-Gigabit Microwave Radios -Introduction. Characteristics of the Microwave Bands. Market Applications. Methods for Achieving Gigabit Per Second Data Rates. The Future? Summary. ; Multi-Gigabit 60-GHz Millimeter-Wave Radios -Introduction. Characteristics of the 60-GHz Band. 60-GHz Market Applications. 60-GHz WLAN Standards. Technology Choices for High Data Rate 60-GHz Devices. High Data Rate 60-GHz Systems. The Future? Summary. ; Multi-Gigabit 70/80-GHz and Higher Millimeter-Wave Radios -Introduction. Characteristics of the 70/80-GHz Bands. 70/80-GHz Market Applications. High Data Rate 70/80-GHz Radio Equipment. 90-GHz and Higher Bands. The Future? Summary. ; High Data Rate Wireless Link Design -Introduction. Link Budget and Fade Margin. Link Availability and Distance. Improving High Capacity Link Availability and Distance. Summary. ; List of Acronyms and Abbreviations. About the Author. Index ;
  • Jonathan Wells Jonathan Wells is the president and managing partner of AJIS LLC, a consulting firm specializing in wireless technology, mobile communications, and emerging wireless fields. He has over 20 years of combined industry, research, academic, and consulting experience. He holds an M.B.A from Massey University in New Zealand and a Ph.D. in microwave physics from the University of Bath in the United Kingdom.
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