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Wireless Communications

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ISBN-10: 047084888X

ISBN-13: 9780470848883

Edition: 2006

Authors: Andreas F. Molisch, Andreas Molisch

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Aimed at advanced undergraduates, graduates and practising engineers, this volume provides a comprehensive treatment of digital wireless communications, covering a range of topics including directional channel modelling, multi-user detection, MIMO systems, and 3G standards.
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Book details

List price: $90.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/29/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 668
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.860
Language: English

Preface
List of abbreviations
List of symbols
Introduction
Applications and requirements of wireless services
History
Types of services
Requirements for the services
Economic and social aspects
Technical challenges of wireless communications
Multipath propagation
Spectrum limitations
Limited energy
User mobility
Noise- and interference-limited systems
Introduction
Noise-limited systems
Interference-limited systems
Wireless Propagation Channels
Propagation mechanisms
Free space loss
Reflection and transmission
Diffraction
Scattering by rough surfaces
Waveguiding
Derivation of the d[superscript -4] law
Diffraction coefficients for diffraction by a wedge or cylinder
Further reading
Statistical description of the wireless channel
Introduction
The time-invariant two-path model
The time-variant two-path model
Small-scale fading without a dominant component
Small-scale fading with a dominant component
Doppler spectra
Temporal dependence of fading
Large-scale fading
The Lindeberg-Feller theorem
Derivation of Rayleigh distribution
Derivation of the level crossing rate
Further reading
Wideband and directional channel characterization
Introduction
The causes of delay dispersion
System-theoretic description of wireless channels
The WSSUS model
Condensed parameters
Ultrawideband channels
Directional description
Validity of WSSUS in mobile radio channels
Instantaneous channel parameters
Further reading
Channel models
Introduction
Narrowband models
Wideband models
Directional models
Deterministic channel-modeling methods
The Okumura-Hata model
The COST 231-Walfish-Ikegami model
The COST 207 GSM model
The ITU-R models
Further reading
Channel sounding
Introduction
Time domain measurements
Frequency domain analysis
Modified measurement methods
Directionally resolved measurements
The ESPRIT algorithm
Further reading
Antennas
Introduction
Antennas for mobile stations
Antennas for base stations
Further reading
Transceivers and Signal Processing
Structure of a wireless communication link
Transceiver block structure
Simplified models
Further reading
Modulation formats
Introduction
Basics
Important modulation formats
Interpretation of MSK as OQPSK
Further reading
Demodulation
Demodulator structure and error probability in additive-white-Gaussian-noise channels
Error probability in flat-fading channels
Error probability in delay- and frequency-dispersive fading channels
Further reading
Diversity
Introduction
Microdiversity
Macrodiversity and simulcast
Combination of signals
Error probability in fading channels with diversity reception
Transmit diversity
Correlation coefficient of two signals with time separation and frequency separation
Further reading
Channel coding
Introduction
Block codes
Convolutional codes
Trellis-coded modulation
Turbocodes
Low-density parity check codes
Coding for the fading channel
Backward error correction
Further reading
Speech coding
Introduction
The sound of speech
Stochastic models for speech
Quantization and coding
From speech transmission to acoustic telepresence
Further reading
Equalizers
Introduction
Linear equalizers
Decision feedback equalizers
Maximum-likelihood sequence estimation - Viterbi detector
Comparison of equalizer structures
Fractionally spaced equalizers
Blind equalizers
Equivalence of peak distortion and zero-forcing criterion
Derivation of the mean-square-error criterion
The recursive-least-squares algorithm
Further reading
Multiple Access and Advanced Transceiver Schemes
Multiple access and the cellular principle
Introduction
Frequency division multiple access
Time division multiple access
Packet radio
Duplexing
Principles of cellular networks
Adjacent channel interference
Further reading
Spread spectrum systems
Frequency-hopped multiple access
Code division multiple access
Cellular code-division-multiple-access systems
Multiuser detection
Time-hopping impulse radio
Further reading
Orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM)
Introduction
Principle of orthogonal frequency division multiplexing
Implementation of transceivers
Frequency-selective channels
Channel estimation
Peak-to-average power ratio
Intercarrier interference
Adaptive modulation and capacity
Multiple access
Multicarrier code division multiple access
Single-carrier modulation with frequency-domain equalization
Further reading
Multiantenna systems
Smart antennas
Multiple-input multiple-output systems
Further reading
Standardized Wireless Systems
GSM - Global System for Mobile communications
Historical overview
System overview
The air interface
Logical and physical channels
Synchronization
Coding
Equalizer
Circuit-switched data transmission
Establishing a connection and handover
Services and billing
Acronyms commonly used in the Global System for Mobile communications
The original Global System for Mobile communications speech coder
General Packet Radio Service
Further reading
IS-95 and CDMA 2000
Historical overview
System overview
Air interface
Coding
Spreading and modulation
Logical and physical channels
Handover
CDMA 2000 - history
CDMA 2000 -1x mode
CDMA 2000 - 3x mode
CDMA 2000 - 1xEV-DO
Further reading
WCDMA/UMTS
Historical overview
System overview
Air interface
Physical and logical channels
Speech coding, multiplexing, and channel coding
Spreading and modulation
Physical-layer procedures
Glossary for WCDMA
Further reading
Wireless Local Area Networks
Introduction
802.11a - Orthogonal-frequency-division-multiplexing-based local area networks
802.11b - Wireless Fidelity
Packet transmission in 802.11 wireless local area networks
Alternative wireless local area networks and future developments
Abbreviations
Further reading
Exercises
Chapter 1: Applications and requirements of wireless services
Chapter 2: Technical challenges of wireless communications
Chapter 3: Noise- and interference-limited systems
Chapter 4: Propagation mechanisms
Chapter 5: Statistical description of the wireless channel
Chapter 6: Wideband and directional channel characterization
Chapter 7: Channel models
Chapter 8: Channel sounding
Chapter 9: Antennas
Chapter 10: Structure of a wireless communication link
Chapter 11: Modulation formats
Chapter 12: Demodulation
Chapter 13: Diversity
Chapter 14: Channel coding
Chapter 15: Speech coding
Chapter 16: Equalizers
Chapter 17: Multiple access and the cellular principle
Chapter 18: Spread spectrum systems
Chapter 19: Orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM)
Chapter 20: Multiantenna systems
Chapter 21: GSM - Global System for Mobile communications
Chapter 22: IS-95 and CDMA 2000
Chapter 23: WCDMA/UMTS
Chapter 24: Wireless Local Area Networks
References
Index